Shinjuku is separated into different areas by the train lines that run into it. The west side of the station is the “Sky Scraper District”. It is home to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Offices and many other big companies. Not far from the station on the west side is the famous electronics store – Yodobashi camera. The east side of the station has a lot more shops, bars and restaurants. To the north is east is Tokyo’s red-light district, “Kabukicho”. To the south of the station is Takashimaya Times Square with department stores, an Imax theatre and the Kinokuniya book store.
Map reproduced with permission from Tokyo Convention & Visitor Bureau www.tcvb.or.jp