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Kabukicho, Shinjuku
(2.3/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Experience the lively nightlife of Kabukicho, Shinjuku’s famous entertainment district, known for its thousands of bars, nightclubs, and movie theaters, but also hostess clubs and love hotels. Although known as a “red light district,” the area doesn’t contain official brothels. Instead, it houses a large number of expensive host and hostess clubs, striptease joints, and “pink salons,” usually run by members of the yakuza, sprinkled among the bars and restaurants. Regardless of its reputation, the district remains very safe to explore, with numerous options for dining, shopping, and places to have a drink. Take a look at our Tokyo vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Kabukicho and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The party went and. Many people come and go and that the year-end party season, also saw many Southeast Asian foreigners. Catch touts a vicious compared to last year, were friendly, but looks like beautiful women persistent voice over that? There were numerous Scouts. It is better for women with care.
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  • I stayed at a capsule hotel in Kabukicho area and I'm loving every bit of it. This places never seems to be lack of life any time of the day. People rushing to work in the morning, coming to have lunc...  more »
  • As I've mentioned in my other reviews of places on Tokyo, the culture changes with the time of day that you are out. This is NO different. Kabukicho comes alive when it gets dark... and the people wat...  more »