The place Shinjuku is combination of business and entertainments.
In the west side of Shinjuku, It is filled with skyscrapers, Tokyo City Hall building is the most famous one. On the other side, it is center of shopping and entertainments. Kabukicho(known as the town never sleep) is right next to Shinjuku station.We recommend you to go the following places for sight-seeing around the hotel.
TokyoCity Hall Building ~ You can see whole beautiful view of Tokyo.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ~ One of the famous and popular garden in Japan.
A Japanese style garden, it used to be an Imperial Estate back in the Meiji period, but after WW2, it was opened to the public and became a Japanese national garden. This garden is an oasis in the concrete jungle of Shinjuku. You can directly feel the season in Japan by walking through this park.
By the time you guys arrive in Japan, the plum trees will be blooming. It’s a good place to relax and gather your thoughts for the tournament!
Kabukicho district ~ Center of entertainments in Shinjuku. This town never sleep.
Takashimaya Building ~ The shopping mall. You can enjoy your shopping.
Omoide Yokocho ~You can enjoy eating Japanese downtown food.
Omoide Yokocho means “a town from your memory”.
Once you step into Omoide Yokocho, out the Shinjuku station’s west exit (“nishi guchi”), it will make you feel as if you have traveled through time and gone back to the Showa period.
Omoide yokocho is one of the places where you can enjoy Japanese traditional downtown foods.
There are a lot of izakaya(居酒屋), a casual Japanese bar, where you can eat and drink at a reasonable price. In addition, there are shops that have traditional Japanese foods such as sushi (寿司), yakitori (焼き鳥), and soba (蕎麦). You can pick your favorite foods from a variety of restaurants. Take your friends and have a look!
The place Shibuya ・Harajuku offer Japanese teenage culture. If you go there you can enjoy shopping, eating food which is popular among Japanese teenagers.
Shibuya Crossing~the busiest crossing in the world
Meiji Shrine (Meiji Jingū) is a shrine dedicated to the defied spirits of Empower Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken. Located just beside the busy "Harajuku Station", Meiji Shrine and the adjacent Yoyo gi Park make up a large forested area within the densly built-up city and becomes a reluxing spot for Tokyo recidents.