Waseda University

Together with Todai, Waseda University is considered one of the most prestigious universities in Japan. Its main campus is in Shinjuku, with 2 other sites in the area (Nishi-Waseda campus and Toyama campus).

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Hanazono Shrine Festival

Hanazono Jinja (花園神社) is a shinto shrine in Shinjuku, right next to Kabukicho. It holds its annual festival in May. As usual in Japanese festivals, there are many food and game stalls on the grounds of the shrine, while the mikoshi are paraded around the neighbourhood.

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