Shin Okubo


Shin Okubo Station lies on the JR East Yamanote Line in Shinjuku Ward less than one kilometer north of Shinjuku Station. It is also less than 3 minutes walk from Okubo Station on the Chuo Sobu Line.


Shin Okubo Station is situated in the Okubo district in the middle of Koreatown. Koreatown is the Korean ethnic enclave in Tokyo, for which Shin Okubo Station is mainly known. The area developed after World War II when immigrants from Korea started moving into Japan. Koreatown is made up of the main street Okubo Dori and the maze of the many small streets that join it. Okubo Dori is a busy and lively Korean commercial street, lined on both sides with mainly Korean, and to a lesser extent Chinese and Thai, shops and restaurants. The narrow streets that open from the main street have houses, low rise apartment blocks, and love hotels. As the Koreans have held on to their language and way of life, Koreatown is a good place to experience Korean culture.

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Featured Hotels in the Shin Okubo area that we represent
Hotel Sunroute Takadanobaba Hotel Sunroute Higashi Shinjuku Park Hyatt Tokyo  
Hotel Sunroute Takadanobaba

Located just 2 minutes on foot from Shin Okubo Station, is Hotel Sunroute Takadanobaba, an 11-storey Western-style hotel. Features include comfortable rooms equipped with all modern amenities, and banquet and conference facilities.

Hotel Sunroute Higashi Shinjuku

Ideally located in the busy commercial and historical area of Shinjuku, Hotel Sunroute Higashi Shinjuku is suitable for both the business and leisure traveler. Facilities include high speed internet access in all rooms and two family restaurants. The hotel is 3 minutes from Shin Okubo Station.

Park Hyatt Tokyo

Conveniently situated in the heart of Shinjuku 5 minutes from Shin Okubo Station, the Park Hyatt is an elegant oasis of space and calm. The 178 guest rooms and suites offer a range of amenities to ensure a relaxing stay. Facilities include meeting rooms and boardrooms with full audiovisual and conferencing support.

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