Wednesday, February 8, 2017

#Featuring article# Things to do in Shinjuku ① ~ Shopping, Shopping Centers, Malls, Department Stores


#Featuring article# Things to do in Shinjuku ① ~ Shopping, Shopping Centers, Malls, Department Stores


Speaking of Tokyo,
you definitely would have been to  Shinjuku. 
No matter it is your first time, or many many times of your visit.
No matter you are by yourself or tour.
Many of you would have experienced to stay in hotels in Shinjuku.
Even if you didn't drop by, 
you might pass through the Shinjuku Station.
Coz there is a big terminal of JR of many lines from/ to North and South, West and East Kanto.
Beside JR, 
there are Odakyu Line, Seibu Line, Tokyo Metro Subway,  and Keio Line.


As you know
Tokyo is a shopping paradise!
No doubt, shinjuku is one of the popular spots!

Glad that we have been most of the main shopping spots nearby the station.
Let's check them out 
or as a reminder for you!



① JR Shinjuku Station East Exit 

★Exit for 
/Don Quijote Shinjuku 
/Kabukicho
/Robot Restaurant →click 
/Godzilla Head (Hotel Gracery Shinjuku) →click
/Shinjuku ALTA Theater (180°U-shaped Screen 3D Theater and Musical Café and Bar.) →click 


Directly connected to the station building,
it is LUMINE EST 

<LUMINE EST Shinjuku information>
Address:  3-38-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-kun, Tokyo
Tel: 03-5269-1111
Open Hours: 11:00 to 22:00 (weekdays)
10:30 to 22:00 (Saturday, Sunday and holidays)
Restaurant: 11:00 to 23:00
LUMINE EST Homepage


LUMINE literally comes from a french word "luminarie," 
which means light, and English word "illumination"! 
The largest building of fashion brand in Japan. 
Mainly, it is located near JR station or place where directly connected to the station. 
Shopping begins, once you get off the train immediately! 
How convenient! 

For your reference,
"LUMINE EST Shinjuku" is directly connected to Shinjuku East Exit. 
"LUMINE Shinjuku 1, 2" is connected to Shinjuku South Exit. 
Others, LUMINE can also be found near most of the JR stations such as Shibuya, Ikebukuro and Yurakucho. All are distinctive!

↓ For Spring style

↓ For Summer Style

↓ For more


 ② JR Shinjuku Station South-east Exit 

★Exit for 
/Shinjuku Gyoen

Directly connected to Shinjuku South Exit 
it is Shinjuku Flags.


<Shinjuku Flags>

Add: 3-37-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Japan 160-0022
Phone:  03-3350-1701 (line open between 10am and 7pm)
Open: 11:00-22:00( Closed at 23:00 only TOWER RECORDS)




Why it is called "Flags"?
Like a variety of flags.....
there are a variety of shops in this shopping mall.

↓For more

↓For more



③ JR Shinjuku Station West Exit 

★Exit for
/Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Decks
/Odakyu Train to Hakone →Click
/Keio Line to Yomiuriland →Click


<Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku>
1-1-3, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Hours: 10:00 - 20:30 (close at 20:00 every Sunday)
          10:00 - 21:00 (Main Building 10th Floor)
          10:00 - 20:30 (close at 20:00 every Sunday) for the Artwork Department on 10th Floor

Restaurant District Odakyu Manhattan Hills

Hours: 11:00 - 22:30 (Main Building 13th and 14th Floors)
          11:00 - 22:00 (Main Building 12th Floor)




Including the HALC at Shinjuku west exit, 
All these buildings are Odakyu group's properties which create a huge shopping heaven in Shinjuku! 
Place for International brands and Japanese Bento on the basement floor.


↓For more

↓For more


④ Seibu Shinjuku Station 
5-min walk from JR Shinjuku East East

For 
/Day trip to Kawagoe →click


On the Seibu building, over the station 
it is  Seibu Shinjuku PePe & Brick St. 

 <Seibu Shinjuku PePe & Brick St. >
Open Hour: 11: 00-22: 00 / B2 10: 00-22: 00
Address: 1-30-1, Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Phone: 03-3232-7777
Homepage(ENGLISH): http://www.seibu-shop.jp/shinjuku/en/  




Another convenient railway station in Shinjuku.
It is Seibu Shinjuku Station. 
It is a railway going through the western part of Tokyo to Saitama Prefecture.
Popular for restaurants, 100yen shop, Muji and GU.


↓For more 

 ↓For more



Wait ..... 
don't we forget the 
JR Shinjuku South Exit!!!!!!




It is a brand new shopping mall
NeWoman

<NeWoman>
Add: 4-1-6 Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0022
Phone: 03-3352-1120 (11:00 - 22:00)
Open Hours: 1F - 4F, 7F: 11:00 - 22:00

2F EKINAKA (IN-STATION) /EKISOTO (OUT-STATION) : 8:00 - 22:00
2F Food Hall: 7:00 - 28:00 



We haven't visited the inside yet! 
Maybe next time!
Or if anyone has been, 
tell us the stories!!!


Things to do until 2/14/2017
here!!!

Shinjuku Terrace City Illumination 2016-2017
November 9, 2016 ~ February 14, 2017  
17: 00 ~ 24: 00 
From Shinjuku West Exit to South Exit~




Next time, 
we will have a series of THINGS TO DO  blah blah blah!!!!