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Shin Okubo Korean Town, Shinjuku

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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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  • One stop north of Shinjuku station on the Yamanote Line, Shin-Okubo Korean Town (right next to the Shin-Okubo station) is conveniently located for those wanting a side trip but can't quite get to Sout...  more »
  • I was going for a stroll around Shinjuku and ended up discovering Korea Town There are plenty of good stalls and shops as well as delicious korean bbq!!  more »
  • We stayed in this area for 5 days and aside from the noise it generates all night, was a great place to hang about in. Very lively, lots of great places to eat and great to wander around. Really enjoy...  more »