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Welcome to Nakano!

Only minutes away from Shinjuku, but entirely with its own character, Nakano is a tasty mix of old and new. Sample the sights and sounds, see the street life and feel the heartbeat.

Navigate the niches of Nakano and view the complete Nakano Special Guide on our partner website.

Nakano is a study in contrasts: here, octogenarian grannies haul shopping carts toe-to-toe with quirkily dressed young fashionistas, each vying for a bargain. Mais
Mandarake is a chain of stores that specializes in buying and reselling Japanese pop culture merchandise. Mais
Few people may realize that an 83-room hotel occupies floors 16-19 atop the distinctive, triangular Sun Plaza building, a stone’s throw from Nakano station’s north exit. Mais
Road is lined with tasteful shops and pretty lanterns whose theme changes according to the season. Mais
Due north of the station, Sun Mall is a long, glass-covered arcade running for several blocks and filled with over a hundred shops and restaurants on either side of the walkway. Mais
Nakano Broadway is a brightly lit behemoth pulsing with action. Mais
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