Tokyo’s most notorious red-light district, which covers several blocks north of Yasukuni-dōri, was famously named for a kabuki theatre...
Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art
Art buffs will appreciate this modest museum devoted to the works of Seiji Togo, a Japanese painter who was admired early on for his...
Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower
Nishi-Shinjuku's newest landmark building is a webbed tower designed by Tange Associates.
Tucked away in aromatic Omoide-yokochō (Memory Lane), Albatross is a tiny wooden bar done up in red and gold. There’s a cover charge of...
A rooftop night market that spans the Asian continent, Asia-yokochō has vendors dishing out everything from Korean bibimbap to...
Nishi-Shinjuku 1-chōme · interesting places nearby
Since the postwar days, smoke has been billowing night and day from the yakitori stalls that line this alley by the train tracks, literally translated as ‘Memory Lane’ (and less politely known as Shonben-yokochō, or ‘Piss Alley’). Several stalls have English menus.