The JR Yamanote Line - Part 3
Shibuya Station to Shin-Okubo Station
Discover the most convenient way to travel Tokyo with your Japan Rail Pass: From Shibuya to Shin-Okubo through the JR Yamanote Line.
14 km - Shibuya station
Do not miss the lights changing at Shibuya Crossing, reported to be Japan's busiest crossing, nicknamed the "Times Square of Tokyo."
Learn more about Shibuya station.
15.2 km - Harajuku station
Harajuku is also a trendy shopping area (notably Omote Sando Avenue), with plenty of restaurants, cafés, and alternative clothing and music stores.
16.7 km - Yoyogi station
17.4 km - Shinjuku station
North-east of Shinjuku Station is an area called Kabuki-cho, which has the craziest nightlife in Tokyo, with many strip clubs, massage parlors, adult stores, bars, and restaurants. The area is quite safe and attracts a mix of business men and students.
18.7 km - Shin-Okubo station
Located right in downtownKabuki-cho, only an 8-minute walk from Shinjuku Station.Walkable distance from Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, TokyoOpera Concert city hall and many other museums.
1-2-9 Kabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0021
Tel : 03-3200-0220 / Click here to visit the website.
HOTEL CENTURY SOUTHERN TOWER 小田急ホテルセンチュリーサザンタワー
Only a 3-minute walk from Shinjuku Station, agreat location with easy access to JR trains, the subway and to theairport. The elevated hotel rooms have a good view of the city.
2-2-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-8583
Tel : 03-5354-0111 / en.southerntower.co.jp
HOTEL SUNROUTE PLAZA SHINJUKU ホテルサンルートプラザ新宿
A newly renovated hotel, both chic and modern, only athree minute walk from the JR Shinjuku Station.
2-3-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0053
03-3375-3211 / en.sunrouteplazashinjuku.jp/
A fashionable hotel located a walkable distance from Shibuya Station. The hotel has a good mix of convenience, comfort and style. E15-17 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0031
Tel : 03-5457-2681 /www.granbellhotel.jp/en/shibuya/
An izakaya-style restaurant, openlate, located just outside the Chuo-higashi (Central East) exit ofShinjuku JR Station, on the first street corner.
Open daily, 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., to 4 a.m. on weekends.
Tel : 03-3354-0777 - click here to see the map
Japanese comfort food in a fun, ultra-casual atmosphere. From Shinjuku Station east exit, walk downShinjuku-dori, pass Meiji-dori, then at the next traffic light turnright, and it’s around the corner.
Open 5 p.m. to midnight, closed Mondays and some Sundays.
Tel : 03-3358-6625 - click here to see the map
Yakiniku barbecuerestaurant with a hip, elegant vibe. From Shibuya Crossing outsideof the station, walk to the looming 109 building. Continue past it,up Dogenzaka for one minute, and it’s on your left.
Open daily, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Tel : 03-5489-7655 / https://www.foodrim.co.jp/brand/bal/