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Part 1 - Tokyo

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Shinjuku. Swine flu threat. Swine flu threat. 8 May - Friday. Shinjuku Station. Station.

J'ai egalement connu ce sentiment : Lost in Translation! – barberousse

Shinjuku. Shinjuku (新宿区, Shinjuku-ku?

Paul and me were quite tired and lost after our long flight from France and Canada. – nicolas

, "New Lodge") is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.


It is a major commercial and administrative centre, housing the busiest train station in the world (Shinjuku Station) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, the administration centre for the government of Tokyo. As of 2008, the ward has an estimated population of 312,418 and a population density of 17,140 people per km². The total area is 18.23 km².[2] Geography and neighborhoods[edit] The current city of Shinjuku grew out of several separate towns and villages, which have retained some distinctions despite growing together as part of the Tokyo metropolis. 6 May. Shinjuku. Shinjuku. Shinjuku. Front of Tokyo Imperial Palace. Front of Tokyo Imperial Palace.

Front of Tokyo Imperial Palace. Ginza. Tokyo International Forum. Shinjuku. Ginza. Ginza (銀座?)

Starting by a shopping a day in the high class part of Tokyo. Incredible to see so much european brands there. Specialy french luxury brands and french restaurants. – nicolas

Is a district of Chūō, Tokyo, located south of Yaesu and Kyōbashi, west of Tsukiji, east of Yūrakuchō and Uchisaiwaichō, and north of Shinbashi.


It is known as an upscale area of Tokyo with numerous department stores, boutiques, restaurants and coffeehouses. Ginza is recognized as one of the most luxurious shopping districts in the world. History[edit] Ginza as it appeared in the late 1870s-1880s (Miniature model at the Edo-Tokyo Museum) There was a fire in 1872. "Bricktown" buildings were initially offered for sale, later they were leased, but the high rent meant that many remained unoccupied. Its recent history has seen it as a prominent outpost of western luxury shops. Economy[edit] Pedestrianization[edit] Pedestrianized main street Each Saturday and Sunday, from 12:00 noon until 5:00 pm, the main street through Ginza is closed off to road traffic, allowing people to walk freely. Subway stations[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Coordinates: Shinjuku. Shinjuku NS building.

We went randomly into this one. Amazing ! – nicolas

Tokyo International Forum. Interior of Tokyo International Forum The Tokyo International Forum (東京国際フォーラム, Tōkyō Kokusai Fōramu?)

Tokyo International Forum

Is a multi-purpose center in Tokyo, Japan. One of its halls seats 5,000. In addition to seven other halls, it includes exhibition space, a lobby, restaurants, shops, and other facilities. Designed by architect Rafael Viñoly and completed in 1996, it features swooping curves of steel truss and glass; the outside is shaped like an elongated boat. Shinjuku.

Clairement, c'est le meilleur quartier de la ville! – barberousse

Shinjuku NS building. Hibiya Park. Hibiya Park (日比谷公園, Hibiya Kōen?)

We went through the hibiya park with its dangerous wild cats – nicolas

Is a park in Chiyoda City, Tokyo, Japan.

Hibiya Park

It covers an area of 161,636.66m2 between the east gardens of the Imperial Palace to the north, the Shinbashi district to the southeast and the Kasumigaseki government district to the west. The land was occupied by the estates of the Mōri clan and Nabeshima clan during the Edo period, and was used for army maneuvers during the Meiji period. It was converted to a public park in 1903.

The park is also known for its open air concert venue, Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall (日比谷野外音楽堂?) Nishi-Shinjuku. Nishi-Shinjuku skyscrapers Nishi-Shinjuku (西新宿?)


Is a skyscraper business district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. This region was called Tsunohazu (角筈?) Before. Nishi-Shinjuku was Tokyo's first major foray into building skyscrapers with the first appearing in the 1970s with Keio Plaza Inter-Continental. Progress continues in Nishi-Shinjuku, which is heading away from the city center and has the site of the proposed Nishi-Shinjuku 3-Chōme Redevelopment with plans for what will be three of the four tallest buildings in Japan. Tokyo Imperial Palace. Coordinates: Panorama of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo Map of the Imperial Palace and surrounding gardens.

Fu**ing garden closed on fridays :) – nicolas
Tokyo Imperial Palace

Shinjuku. 7 May - Thursday. Air France. Shinjuku. Shinjuku Station. Shinjuku Station (新宿駅, Shinjuku-eki?)

A very good place to meet up with paul after a 22h trip from Canada... – nicolas
3.64 million people per day in 2007, making it the busiest train station in the world in terms of number of passengers – nicolas

Is a major railway station in Shinjuku and Shibuya wards in Tokyo, Japan.

Shinjuku Station

Serving as the main connecting hub for rail traffic between central Tokyo and its western suburbs on inter-city rail, commuter rail, and metro lines, the station was used by an average of 3.64 million people per day in 2007, making it, by far, the world's busiest transport hub (and registered as such with Guinness World Records). The station has 36 platforms. Including an underground arcade, there are well over 200 exits. Lines[edit] Shinjuku is served by the following railway systems: Tokyo. Tokyo (東京, Tōkyō?


, "Eastern Capital") (Japanese: [toːkʲoː], English /ˈtoʊki.oʊ/, Washington Hotels.

Elevators bug... could be funny when you are drunk... but not at all when you are tired after a long day walking – nicolas
Close to Shinjuku Station: accessing directly from the station tunnel. – nicolas