Places to Go
Shinjuku West Exit Electric Town
When you leave JR Shinjuku Station from the above-ground West Exit, you will emerge in Shinjuku West Exit Electric Town. Starting with Yodabashi Camera, you can find every type of electronic here from those geared toward the typical consumer to those for the hardcore enthusiast. Whether it’s the latest in camera technology or discounted outlet merchandise, Shinjuku West Exit Electric Town has it all. Not limited to just electronic devices, there are also travel goods, business products and just about everything else under the sun, and the streets are filled with streams of people until late at night. In addition to camera stores, there are restaurants, bars and izakayas (Japanese pubs) offering a smorgasbord of options, including Italian, Thai and Indian cuisine. If you are around during lunch hours, look for great deals, such as lunches for 500 yen. There are a lot of places serving reasonably priced food at night as well. If you’re in Shinjuku and want something to eat or drink on a budget, don't miss the area around Shinjuku Station's West Exit.
- 1-chome Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo