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Shin Okubo Korean Town, Shinjuku
(3/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Head to Shin Okubo Korean Town, Japan’s largest Korean neighborhood, and discover its culture and cuisine. Part of the Shinjuku ward, the district circles the Shin Okubo railway station and boasts more than 500 businesses, a number of which are restaurants. You'll be spoiled for choice while exploring the array of eateries, bars, and grocery stores around the area, enticing you to sample the Korean barbecue, bulgogi, or kimchi on offer. Visit the local shops for a dose of Korean pop culture, from books and movies to the latest music by K-pop idols. Put Shin Okubo Korean Town into our Tokyo family vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Tokyo.
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  • Extends East from the Shin-Okubo Avenue and alley from there pretty Korea food and toy stores. There is not much in the West there are many Koreans don't confuse it. Korea super well quite late.
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  • Lots of delicious restaurants, cheap shops and accomodations. Very close to Shinjuku so if you want to visit attractions there you can book accomodation here cheaper. I stayed here three nights and wa...  more »
  • Shin Okubo district there is a small "Korea Town" area that deviates from the usual neighborhoods of Tokyo. It is also famous for its many shops make up, happiness of women. That said, unless you're Korea fanatics, or Korean cuisine, not worth coming to visit this neighborhood (unless you are in Tokyo so many days).
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