Japan Travel Tokaido

Shinagawa and its vicinities

Shinagawa Station is after Tokaido Shinkansen Tokyo Station and located in Takanawa. This station is convenient for access to various transportation. Around Shinagawa Station, there are a lot of hotels, upper-class residences, and embassies.
Shinagawajuku was the first post station of the Tokaido in the Edo period. It was located to the area around the present Kitashinagawa Station which is after Shinagawa Station. It was not only important as the post station, but popular as the amusement area in those days.

present Shinagawa Station

Shinagawa in the Edo era (ukiyo-e by Hiroshige)

Main Transportation

Local cuisine: Shinagawa Meshi (a bowl of rice topped with squilla)

Hotel List

  • Hotel Laforest Tokyo (Kita-Shinagawa 4-Chome, Shinagawa-ku) near Keikyu Kitashinagawa Station, Japanese restaurant with Sushi and Tempura, Japanese formal restaurant, Japanese garden
  • Shinagawa Prince Hotel (Takanawa 4-chome, Minato-ku) near Shinagawa Station, Japanese restaurant with Sushi, tempura, shabu shabu, teppan-yaki, yakitori, soba noodles and rice bowl
  • Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa (Takanawa, Minato-ku) near Shinagawa Station, Sushi restaurant, tempura restaurant, teppan-yaki restaurant, internet and copying services
  • Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (Takanawa, Minato-ku) near Shinagawa Station, Japanese tea house, Japanese restaurant with Japanese-style room, business center
  • The Strings by InterContinental Tokyo (Shinagawa East One Tower, Konan, Minato-ku,) near Shinagawa Station, fitness room, business center, complimentary internet access
  • Sheraton Miyako Hotel Tokyo (Shirokanedai, Minato-ku) near Shirokanedai Station and Shirokane-takanawa Station, Japanese restaurant, health club
  • Hotel Sunroute Shinagawa Seaside (Shinagawa Seaside East Tower, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku) connect directly with Shinagawa Seaside Station, Japanese restaurant

Restaurant nearby

Tourist spot in Shinagawa and its vicinities

Epson Shinagawa Aqua Stadium 
(Takanawa, Minato-ku)

Epson Shinagawa Aqua Stadium is the aquarium which is displaying a large number of famous and rare marine life. You can enjoy thrilling Submarine Tunnel, pleasant performances of dolphin or sea lion and dining with the view of tropical fish.
Access: 3 minute walk from Shinagawa Station