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“big box” (4 reviews)
“ramen” (5 reviews)
Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed December 18, 2014

I had a class here, so I'd come every Saturday - as soon as you get out of the Yamanote Line station, you'll see an awesome mural tribute to the work of Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy's creator) on the bridge wall across the street. Even...More

Thank rabbitsix
Reviewed November 9, 2014

Interesting enough, if you have some specific business here. lots of young folks and all the relevant infrastructure, but there are more interesting districts close by.

1  Thank Constant T
Reviewed August 25, 2014

I stayed here a year studying at Waseda University. It's a quiet area, just two stops on the Yamanote from Shinjuku, Kabukicho and the Korean quarter, about 20 minutes walking distance and it's definitely worth doing it at night. Lots of places to eat cheap...More

1  Thank Researchss
Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I used to live here and also spent some time there with a friend. He loved it. Takadanobaba is college (close to Waseda University) and gets pretty lively in the evening at times. There are tons of dining options, particularly with ramen and Indian cuisine....More

1  Thank TheFrustrated
Reviewed September 11, 2013

This place is full of schools, academy etc. I had fun walking around with friend and going to arcade. I would say its good to just visit but dont expect much like the famous tourists spots. Its really a nice neighborhood on the Yamanote line....More

Thank Deirdre_Cai
Reviewed April 2, 2013

i did not find anything special in this station, besides the fact that it's name means , in my language : " you farted, sir " (when baba is counted as "sir" )

2  Thank Gil M
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Takadanobaba is consiedered a "college town." We spent the first 3 nights of our Tokyo vacation there. It was a great place to ease us into the size and activity of some of the larger areas, such as Shinjuku and Shibuya. The pace in "Taka"...More

4  Thank pcceh
Reviewed January 22, 2013

It might just be a personal preference because I used to live there, but I would recommend Takadanobaba to Tokyo travellers. Especially it's a nice area for having Izakaya dining and following 2nd party.

Thank Boqa
Reviewed December 29, 2011

A small area filled with schools and universities. Kinda liked that atmosphere. For small budged travellers, I highly recommend TenTen Guesthouse. Extremely cheap, especially when compared to Tokyo's prices in general.

1  Thank tindle
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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