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Shinjuku West Exit Camera Town

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Address: Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
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lot to see, but i'm not a big fan, but if interested in the new japanese made camera , worth to pay a visit

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beanbean J
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

lot to see, but i'm not a big fan, but if interested in the new japanese made camera , worth to pay a visit

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire area around the Shinjuku Train Station or JR, is a shopping paradise. Department stores, electronic stores, cameras, clothes, food, and restaurants galore. On the west exit side, Odakyu dominates the area. The department store is right at the station entrance/exit. Odakyu HALC and Bic Camera are just across from it. Odakyu is an upscale department store. The annex,... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can buy many things there from toys, stationaries, to electronics. We spent time looking at action figure toys, and stationaries.

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Thank Bonnie T
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,382 reviews
643 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

As this mega store was immediately across from our Hyatt Hotel free shuttle bus stop, we ended up looking around in here. Great selection of everything electronic, not just cameras. Worth some of your time.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Before visiting japan I was thinking that Shinjuku was big. But after I've seen it in the flesh it defies my imagination. The city in SUPER HUGE!!!!!! full of electronic stores and restaurants in every corner its very overwhelming you will never regret visiting here!!!!!!

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Not as big and grandious though as Akihabara but the place do promise good deals. The Bic Camera shop is the best place to see... occupying multiple floors in a big building which can definitely quench your thirsts for electrknic gadgets. Tiu can also get the unlimited train passes for tourists in the said shop at the second floor.

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Dawlish, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

So much fun, bright lights, great food, lots of camera shops! A real eye opener! We wandered around for so long, just soaking up the fun atmosphere!

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Munich
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

There are many "camera" stores here. For sure, you can get an excellent deal on a camera, and there is every kind of camera body, lens, and accessory to go and play with, test, and see which you like the most. But in addition the larger stores (like Yodobashi) carry PCs and accessories, cell phones, pens, stationery, rice cookers, tabletop... More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We wondered around here taking in the sights. Lots of bling and fun to see the bustle. Some nice restaurants here too.

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Anglesea, Australia
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

So many lit up signs. Perfectly safe at night and a lot to see. Try a meal while you are there. So much to see.

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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 cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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