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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. Put Shinjuku Golden Gai into our Tokyo travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Tokyo.
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  • Stumbled upon golden gai when I was lost around Shinjuku. WOW what a great unexpected time! Its 200 tiny bars in a 4 block radius. Each one with a unique theme and some just local haunts. Alot of the ...  more »
  • Shops full of deep sense of Showa remain time is stopped, such as lining. Just walking around with excitement at any store or lost because of shops decided to recommend the. It is also how fun!
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  • This is a really amazing part of Shinjuku and like most places really busy, we went at night and ate in a tiny little tiny little tiny little (that isn't a typo they are so small) establishment/bar, t...  more »