Shinjuku Tourism, Japan

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Shinjuku (新宿区 Shinjuku-ku, "New Lodge") is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. It is a major commercial and administrative centre, housing the busiest railway station in the world (Shinjuku Station) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the administration centre for the government of Tokyo. As of 2015, the ward has an estimated population of 337,556 and a population density of 18,517 people per km². The total area is 18.23 km².

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Shinjuku in Japan. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Shinjuku like a local. When planning a trip to Shinjuku, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Tokyo. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Tokyo for its bountiful attractions like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Ueno Park, Roppongi on your trip to Shinjuku. Also, to reach Shinjuku, you'll have to take a flight to Tokyo; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Shinjuku*

  • Pollution Statistics in Shinjuku

    Know the pollution level of Shinjuku before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40.71 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 41.29 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29.35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.48 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.06 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.61 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 40.38 (Moderate)
  • Shinjuku: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Shinjuku for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Shinjuku.

    • Burglary and Theft 14.01 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.39 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 13.55 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.07 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 11.79 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.28 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 14.96 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 15.95 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.94 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 84.57 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 19.02 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.16 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.04 (Very Low)
  • Living in Shinjuku - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Shinjuku is 174.56 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 84.09 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 85.64 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 45.52 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.54 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 92.82 (High)
    • Health Care Index 80.49 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.33 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.51 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Shinjuku

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Shinjuku

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.46 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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