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Helpful information about Shinjuku-ward

About the station
Shinjuku Ward teems with a diverse mix of commercial facilities, offices, restaurants, museums, theaters, and more! It also has many suburban segments with communities of international residents. In the heart of Shinjuku Ward is Shinjuku Station, one of Tokyo’s terminal stations with access to the metropolitan area and many other prefectures, including Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama. It is said to have the highest ridership per day in the world. One can easily get lost navigating Shinjuku Station's intricate web of JR lines, private railways, and the Tokyo Metro, so take your time and make use of the station signs to find your way. There is also a well-known bus terminal, Busta Shinjuku, which was built in 2016. Whether you arrive at Shinjuku Station by train or bus, you can take advantage of the car rental services in the vicinity of the station.
Transit and transportation
Shinjuku is both a business hub and sightseeing destination where the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office and other administrative offices are concentrated. While some areas feature narrow, winding streets, the main thoroughfares are wide and easy to navigate, ensuring you will stay on track. There is limited availability of parking spaces, so it is advisable to check parking lots near your destination in advance. There are 10 gates in total for the expressway in Shinjuku as well. For a convenient and time-efficient journey, consider utilizing the expressway suitable for your destination or lodging.
Sightseeing and activities
The greater Kanto area, encompassing Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama prefectures, offers numerous sightseeing locations within easy reach of Shinjuku for day trips. On the western outskirts of Tokyo, Mount Takao lies a mere 40-minute drive away. Embark on a rejuvenating hike, where the vibrant hues of seasonal flowers await your discovery. Venturing southward into Kanagawa, you’ll find the captivating Kamakura and Hakone areas, renowned for their rich history and stunning natural beauty, making them popular destinations among international travelers. Explore the captivating Kawagoe area in Saitama, where you can experience the historic charm of Koedo (Little Edo), or visit the enchanting Mother Farm in Chiba, where you can meet cute animals. These captivating destinations offer something for everyone, catering to the interests of families, couples, and solo travelers alike. The expressway will take you from Shinjuku to any of these destinations in about an hour or an hour and a half. A rental car is your best bet for taking a day trip to places that are easily accessible from Shinjuku.