Shinjuku Chuo Park
Also known as Central Park, you are surrounded by skyscrapers. Regular food fairs and events are held here. There are sculptures including the Peace Carillion, which is a set of 12 hanging bells. Just a step away from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the park also contains a…
This is the nearest big park. It's in a "building forest". If you need take a rest nearby,I would recommend. There are some events on Saturday and Sunday sometimes.
This public park directly behind the Tokyo Metropolitan Government twin towers houses Kumano Shrine (Kumano Jinja) as well as a sizable homeless population living in blue tarp shanties and cardboard box homes.
“Located in the center of Shinjuku city, it has been revered as a guardian of the city since Naito Shinjuku was opened in the Edo period as a Shinjuku total guardian. ”
“Golden Gai is a few minutes walk from the East Exit of Shinjuku Station, between the Shinjuku City Office and the Hanazono Shrine. Its architectural importance is that it provides a view into the relatively recent past of Tokyo, when large parts of the city resembled present-day Golden Gai, particularly in terms of the extremely narrow lanes and the tiny two-story buildings. Nowadays, most of the surrounding area has been redeveloped: The street plans have been changed to create much wider roads and larger building plots, and most of the buildings themselves are now much larger high- or medium- rise developments. This has left Golden Gai as one of a decreasing number of examples of the nature of Tokyo before Japan’s “economic miracle”, that took place in the latter half of the 20th century. 今人気の東京都新宿区の飲食店街です。およそ2000坪ほどの狭い区画に低層の木造長屋が連なっており、200軒以上の小さな飲食店が密集していいるので、飲み歩きにもできます！以前は文壇バーなど個性豊かな店も多く、常連客として作家、編集者、映画監督、俳優といった文化人が多く集まることで知られていました。このような背景から、東京におけるサブカルチャーやアングラ芸術の発信地のひとつとなっています。”
“Japanese old style restaurants and bars district in Shinjuku. Especially there are a lot of Yakitori(baked chicken) restaurants there. It seems like 50-60years ago Tokyo alleys. Now there are so many tourists,then just a few of Japanese here unfortunately.”
“If you thought ten-pin bowling was passé, check out this 24-hour bowling alley that's livened up the game with 'Fantasic Lanes' featuring sound and lighting. Night owls can take advantage of their late-night deal. Shinjuku Copa Bowl”
“Actually this is a department store building,but there is a good roof top garden here. If you want to take a break with green in heart of Shinjuku,it would be nice. Also,there is a beer garden in Summer.”