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For Shibuya, Shinjuku and Ikebukuro

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  • Shibuya
    Shibuya is one of the three main subcenters of Tokyo, along with Shinjuku and Ikebukuro. With many department stores and specialty shops, it is a fashion center comparable to Harajuku and Daikanyama. A bronze statue of the faithful dog Hachiko stands in front of Shibuya Station. The district is known as a hub of youth culture.
  • Shinjuku/Shibuya
    Shinjuku is one of the three main subcenters of Tokyo, along with Shibuya and Ikebukuro. It is a commercial and business district symbolic of Japan, the shopping area around Shinjuku Station being the largest in the country. Nishi-Shinjuku, home to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, is sometimes called the new heart of Tokyo.
  • Ikebukuro
    Ikebukuro is one of the three main subcenters of Tokyo, along with Shinjuku and Shibuya. It consists of a commercial district extending east to west, centering on department stores and specialty shops around Ikebukuro Station, and an entertainment district to the north. The area is also called Chinatown owing to its large Chinese population.

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Guide to transferring at Shinagawa Station

  • POINT 1

    Shinagawa Station platform (Platform No. 2)

    From the platform, proceed left to the walkway connecting to JR Lines.
  • POINT 2

    Stairs connecting to JR Lines

    Go up the walkway with the signboard "JR線のりかえ (Transfer to JR Lines).
  • POINT 3

    Walkway connecting to JR Lines

    This leads to the opposite platform, Platform No. 1.
  • POINT 4

    Ticketing machines for transferring to JR Lines

    If you do not have a JR Line ticket, please buy one here.
  • POINT 5

    Ticket gates for transferring to JR Lines

    JR Lines are just beyond the green signboard indicating the ticket gates for transferring to JR Lines.
  • Transferring at Shinagawa Station

    • JR Tokaido Line/Sanyo Shinkansen (Platforms No. 21, 22, 23 and 24)
    • JR Yamanote Line (Platforms No. 1 and 2)
    • JR Keihin-Tohoku Line (Platforms No. 3 and 4)
    • JR Tokaido Main Line (Platforms No. 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 and 12)
    • JR Yokosuka Line/Sobu Main Line (Platforms No. 13 and 14)
    • Narita Express