Shinjuku Christmas Lights

Shinjuku, in central Tokyo, has some great Christmas lights this year.  Stunning winter illuminations line the Southern Terrace, near the Takashimaya department store and Tokyu Hands (great for a bit of cheap Christmas shopping).

Access: Take the Southern Terrace exit from Shinjuku station.


In Tokyo Opera Cityshinjuku_lights_1 shinjuku_lights_2

Walking along the Southern Terraceshinjuku_lights_3 shinjuku_lights_4shinjuku_lights_takashimaya

Just outside Takashimaya department store

More Christmas lights around Japan here.

Published by Matthew Baxter

Japan travel writer and onsen addict

One thought on “Shinjuku Christmas Lights

  1. Our family will be visiting Shinjuku area at Christmas. We are looking forward to the decoration lights, but especially looking forward to experiencing some Japanese culture. Thanks


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