Sinjuku(Kabukicho) Guide for Foreign Visitors



Have you ever felt lost on how to enjoy your travel destination? Especially in Japan, where language and culture differ, anxiety and confusion are common. However, there is a simple solution. Read this article to learn about the attractions and how to enjoy Kabukicho! Initially, I also struggled to understand Kabukicho’s unique structure and complex geography, just like you. But now, I can navigate and enjoy it smoothly. This page will detail the tourist spots and how to access the entertainment district of Kabukicho. By the time you finish reading this article, you will be well-prepared to enjoy Japan’s nightlife to the fullest.

How to Access Kabukicho

From Shinjuku Station

Accessing Kabukicho from Shinjuku Station is very easy. Exit from the East Gate of Shinjuku Station and walk straight for about 7 minutes. After exiting the East Gate, head towards the Godzilla Head at Hotel Gracery Shinjuku for an easy landmark. Using Google Maps will ensure you won’t get lost (Expedition Tokyo) (LIVE JAPAN).

From Tokyo Station

The JR Chuo Line is convenient for accessing Kabukicho from Tokyo Station. Take the Chuo Line from Tokyo Station and get off at Shinjuku Station. The journey takes about 15 minutes and is very smooth with no transfers. From Shinjuku Station, exit from the East Gate and walk for 7 minutes to reach Kabukicho (Welcome2Tokyo) (Expedition Tokyo).

From Shinagawa Station

Using the JR Yamanote Line from Shinagawa Station is convenient. Take the Yamanote Line and get off at Shinjuku Station. The journey takes about 25 minutes and is direct with no transfers. From Shinjuku Station’s East Gate, Kabukicho is a 7-minute walk away. Shinagawa Station also offers good access to major tourist spots, making it easy to move around (Expedition Tokyo) (LIVE JAPAN).

Highlights of Kabukicho

Shinjuku Golden Gai

Shinjuku Golden Gai is a retro drinking area with small bars that retain the atmosphere of the Showa era. You can enjoy a drink while experiencing its unique atmosphere. Golden Gai has over 200 bars, each with different themes and decorations to entertain customers. Many bars charge cover fees, but some waive them for tourists (Tsunagu Japan).

Godzilla Head

The giant head of Godzilla, installed on the 8th floor of the Toho Building, is a must-see for special effects fans. This Godzilla Head puts on a light and sound show at set times each day, surprising visiting tourists. It’s also perfect for taking photos, with many tourists enjoying commemorative shots (Tsunagu Japan) (Japan Wonder Travel Blog).

Ninja Trick House

This facility offers a ninja experience, where you can enjoy adventures in a shuriken dojo and a trick house. It is packed with activities where you can experience ninja skills firsthand, such as throwing shuriken and solving mysteries in the trick house. It’s a must-visit spot for those interested in Japanese ninja culture (Japan Wonder Travel Blog).

Kabukicho’s Entertainment District

Shinjuku Kabukicho

Kabukicho, Japan’s largest entertainment district, is home to various establishments. There are many popular places for foreign tourists, including delivery health services, soaplands, and S&M clubs. For those who want to fully enjoy the nightlife, the entertainment venues in Kabukicho are a must-visit (Tsunagu Japan) (Asian Wanderlust).


Located near Shinjuku Kabukicho, this is a multicultural area known especially as Koreatown. There are many non-store type health services that are safe for beginners. Shin-Okubo also offers Korean cuisine and K-pop shops, allowing you to enjoy a diverse culture (Asian Wanderlust).

How to Spend Time in Kabukicho

Tips for Enjoying Safely

Kabukicho is an area where you can enjoy the night safely, but especially for first-time visitors, keep the following points in mind:

  • Be cautious of touts: There are many touts on the streets, but avoid their invitations. In many cases, you may be charged high fees.
  • Don’t overdrink: Enjoy your night at your own pace and avoid overdrinking.
  • Keep your valuables secure: During your visit, manage your valuables carefully to avoid trouble (Tsunagu Japan) (Asian Wanderlust).


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