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Shinjuku Golden Gai, Shinjuku

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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3.7/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
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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  • Enjoyed Golden Gai. Went with a friend and is definitely different to your usual strip of bars. Lots of pokey watering holes that only seat smaller numbers of people but has a lot of character. Would ...  read more »
  • This place is really worth a visit if ur going out in Tokyo! Lots of very small bars with different themes. Something for everyone. The only downside is that its quite expensive and theres table charg...  read more »
  • Don't forget to go to Shinjuku, a unique experience! Full of light and energy of the night Tokyo neighborhood. It is worth to go at any time of the day, but especially at night to appreciate the thousands of neon signs.
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