Shinjuku Off The Beaten Path

  • Odd looking fish for BBQ
    Odd looking fish for BBQ
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  • Pet Store in Kabuki-Cho
    Pet Store in Kabuki-Cho
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  • Red Maple Leaves in Winter
    Red Maple Leaves in Winter
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Shinjuku

  • 1. Harajuku

    Just south of Shinjuku is another famous area in Tokyo known as Harajuku. You can witness ultra modern fashion worn by teenagers at Harajuku as well as shopping and the famous Meiji Shrine. More...

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  • 2. Pachinko Parlor

    If you're ever in Japan, do see if you understand why the folks over there are crazy over Pachinko! Pop by one of these shops with those little slot machines and watch grown men and women hynoptise...

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  • 3. Central Post Office

    If you happen to be at the Tokyo sub-way station, do look across the road and you will see a huge and historical building which is the central post office of Tokyo. Also if you are ctaching the Hato...

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  • 4. Kabukicho

    I took a stroll around in Kabuki-Cho ( The infamous red-light district of Shinjuku) but so much for the sleeze. Instead of finding night-walkers, I found a store that sells Chihuahuas for US$1500+ and...

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  • 5. Imperial Palace

    The Imperial Palace is a famous landmark in Tokyo and it is within walking distance West of Ginza. It seems that tourists are not allowed to enter the palace premises, but we can get a good glimpse of...

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  • 6. Overview

    Check out the unusual variety of fresh seafood for sale in Shinjuku. Even if you're not eating them, it's worth taking a look. For the life of me, I still can't indentify the fish in the picture, so...

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  • 7. Shinjuku Central Park

    I was pleasantly surprised when I took a walk in Shinjuku Park in Winter. The maple trees were still in their autumn coats. You can take a stroll in the park but take note of the many homeless locals...

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