Shinjuku Golden Gai, Shinjuku

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Famous for its eclectic bars and architecture, Shinjuku Golden Gai provides visitors with a slice of authentic Tokyo nightlife. Though this area contains only six alleyways, with a few additional narrow passages interconnecting them, it boasts over 200 bars, clubs, and restaurants. Many of these shack-like spots commit to a particular theme, such as jazz or punk rock, while others cater specifically to movie buffs, artists, musicians, or celebrities. Using our world travel planner, Tokyo attractions like Shinjuku Golden Gai can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Movie night I went expecting atmosphere of the dining room Were becoming tourist site. In many of the foreign tourists were newcomers. Showa era punpun were.
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  • Golden Gai is a small area of streets which has bars which fit a small amount of people (around 6-8 people per bar). We went to a bar called 'Anchor', which had a 500 yen cover charge per person, and ...  more »
  • Tiny bar in narrow alleys I've been to March 2015 enchanted in this town and I can say that every single bar deserves to be visited we made friends almost at all bars compulsory stop if you are staying in tokyo
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