Shinjuku tour starts 9:30am at Tokyo Metropolitan Government, ends 4:00pm at Robot Restaurant.
1. Tokyo Metropolitan Government 9:30am
Tokyo Metropolitan Government is government office of Tokyo. Tokyo is the capital of Japan.
It has observation deck with a beautiful view.
Many meetings about Tokyo is held at the assembly hall.
Let’s Climb to the observatory !!
2020 Olympic & Paralympic flag exhibition corner
2. Shinjuku Gyoen 10:30am
Shinjuku Gyoen is a large park and garden in Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan. It was originally a residence of the Naitō family in the Edo period. Afterwards, it became a garden under the management of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. It is now a national park under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of the Environment.
The garden, which is 58.3 hectares in area with a circumference of 3.5 km, blends three distinct styles: a French Formal and English Landscape in the north and to the south a Japanese traditional. A traditional Japanese tea house can be found within the gardens.
The garden has more than 20,000 trees, including approximately 1,500 cherry trees which bloom from late March (Shidare or Weeping Cherry), to early April (Somei or Tokyo Cherry), and on to late April (Kanzan Cherry). Other trees found here include the majestic Himalayan cedars, which soar above the rest of the trees in the park, tulip trees, cypresses, and plane trees, which were first planted in Japan in the Imperial Gardens.
3. Kabukichō 12:00pm
Kabukichō is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Kabukichō is the location of many host and hostess clubs, love hotels, shops, restaurants, and nightclubs, and is often called the “Sleepless Town”. The district’s name comes from late-1940s plans to build a kabuki theater; although the theater was never built, the name stuck.
TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku
The Shinjuku Toho Building is 30 floors above ground and one floor underground, with a total floor area of 54,735.31 m2. A parking lot and a bicycle parking lot will be placed on the basement floor, a cinema complex “TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku” operated by TOHO Cinemas on the 1st to 2nd floors, a merchandise sales, restaurant and amusement hall, and the 3rd to 6th floors, a hotel on the 8th to 30th floors Gracery Shinjuku entered and opened on April 17, 2015 (the hotel opened on the same month the same month) . The total project cost is approximately 23.2 billion yen.
A full-scale glass fiber reinforced cement (GRC) Godzilla head is set up on the eighth floor with the hotel lobby and is a landmark.
It has MediaMation MX4D screens,In addition to the sheet tilting in multiple directions, special effects such as vibrations, wind, smell, splashes and other attractions occur in conjunction with the movie.
If you use the hotel’s 8F cafe space next to the movie theater, you can also take a close-up photo with the huge Godzilla.
4. No Name Sushi 1:00pm
“No Name Sushi” is most popular Sushi restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo.
It uses very fresh ingredients and is popular for foreigners.
It is located as soon as you enter Kabukicho.
5. Robot Restaurant 2:00pm
Robot Restaurant Originally opened in July 2012, the theme was “Enliven salarymen”, and was performing a show with female dancers and robots dressed in radical costumes targeting salaried workers in Shinjuku. Hollywood movie directors Tim Burton and JJ Abrams visted, many overseas celebrities have come to visit. From there, rumors spread on SNS etc., leading to an increase in foreign tourists. Now the target has been shifted to foreign tourists, and there are also shows that include many elements of Japanese. In addition, mascot character “Roboko” is always installed in the store as an advertising tower. Nozawa Suga, a make-up artist, is in charge of hair and makeup, and its photogenic appearance makes the store always crowded with foreign tourists.