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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Toyama Park is located in Shinjuku. Its best known feature is Mount Hakone: At 44.6m, it is the highest mountain inside the Yamanote Line. It also has lots of flowers and a few sport grounds.
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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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Chashu ramen with all free toppings (vegetables, abura, karame and garlic).
I finally ate at Ramen Jiro! It is a very influential chain of ramen shops, with restaurants all over Tokyo.
Ramen (掛け豚そば), with extra chashu (肉まし) and egg.
Special Condor Shio (特製こんどる 塩). The soup is made with trout (ヤシオマス) from Tochigi.
Above, the shop is part of the Ramen Nagi group and is in the location formerly occupied by Hono-no-Tsukemen (now closed).