Private Tour - A Photogenic Tour in the Dungeon City: Shinjuku

Shinjuku is a famous district for shopping and eating. Did you know that there are various photo spots?
This tour introduces the scenery spots that can only be taken in Japan.
First of all, you will head to the observatory deck where you can take panoramic photos overlooking the whole of Tokyo while collecting unique public art in your camera.
Stop by the electronics retail stores and pedestrian bridges, which are hidden photo spots, and capture a nostalgic night scene in your camera in the retro atmosphere of a drinking street.
And in Kabukicho, Japan’s number one entertainment district where glittering neon lights shine, you can take a picture that as if you jump into a different world.
* Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Shinjuku City, Japan
* Trip Category: Tours & Sightseeing >> Photography Tours




Shinjuku is a famous district for shopping and eating. Did you know that there are various photo spots?
This tour introduces the scenery spots that can only be taken in Japan.
First of all, you will head to the observatory deck where you can take panoramic photos overlooking the whole of Tokyo while collecting unique public art in your camera.
Stop by the electronics retail stores and pedestrian bridges, which are hidden photo spots, and capture a nostalgic night scene in your camera in the retro atmosphere of a drinking street.
And in Kabukicho, Japan’s number one entertainment district where glittering neon lights shine, you can take a picture that as if you jump into a different world.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Odakyu Department Store, Shinjuku, 1-1-3, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-8001 Tokyo Prefecture

Odakyu Department Store (main building 12th-floor observation space): First, let’s take a picture from the west side of Shinjuku Station where the office buildings are located.
From the 12th floor of the department store, you can get a taste of Tokyo as a sophisticated economic city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Eye of Subaru Building Shinjuku, 1-7-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023 Tokyo Prefecture

Shinjuku Eye: Public art near Shinjuku Station. It has the shape of a large eye and is longer than a person’s height, up to 10 meters. Let’s shoot an artwork that has been watching over the development of the city of Shinjuku for over 50 years.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: LOVE Object, 6-chōme-5-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan

LOVE Object: Shinjuku has a LOVE object which is popular over the world. Why don’t you take a photo here!?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Shinjuku Sumitomo Building, 2-6-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023 Tokyo Prefecture

Shinjuku Sumitomo Building: The skyscraper, which is built in 1974, has been renewed with a new plaza and shopping space in 2020.
At the open space of the plaza, there are hidden photo spots. Capture an interesting view of the geometric patterns in your photos.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Decks, 2-8-1 45th floor, TMG No.1 Building, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 163-8001 Tokyo Prefecture

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observatory: There is an observation deck on the 45th floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, overlooking the metropolitan area of ​​Tokyo. Enjoy the magnificent views of Tokyo Tower, the Sky Tree, and even Mt. Fuji when the weather is nice.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Yodobashi Camera Shinjuku Nishiguchi, 1-11-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023 Tokyo Prefecture

Yodobashi Camera Shinjuku West Exit Main Store: It is a popular spot to take pictures against the backdrop of a store with a unique design.
At night, the light has a stronger impact. Especially on rainy days, the road surface gets wet and the light is reflected, so you can take fantastic pictures.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Nishishinjukuhodokyo Street, Nishishinjukuhodokyo St, 7-chōme-12 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan

Shintoshin Pedestrian Bridge: It is a famous photography spot that is often posted on SNS and is introduced by photographers on YouTube.
You can enjoy the scenery of the office district on the west side of the station and the chaotic scenery of the downtown area on the east side.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Omoide Yokocho, 1-2, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023 Tokyo Prefecture

Omoide Yokocho: This is a bar area with small taverns. It is a very popular photo spot where creators introduce the photos taken in narrow alleys.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kabukicho District, Kabukicho, Shinjuku Tokyo Prefecture

Kabukicho Ichibangai: The downtown area in Japan. Various shops are centering especially restaurants. You can’t help that you will take tones of photos here because of the neon light and the amount of traffic. In recent years, it has become a representative tourist spot in Shinjuku.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: ハヤシビル, 1-chōme-14-7 Kabukichō, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0021, Japan

I Love Kabukicho (Hayashi Building): A new shooting spot in Kabukicho. Let’s take a photo with the prominent message written on the wall of the building as evidence that you came to Kabukicho!

Duration: 5 minutes