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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  • The Golden Gai is definitely what you make of it. I would advise reading the signs outside each bar and trying to get a feel for the individual bars before you go in - some are very very tourist frien...  more »
  • Golden Gai is located in Kabukicho red-light district and is an area where large numbers of tiny bars, door, narrow streets are concentrated and has a tremendous nightlife. It is a curiosity but it also gave me a special feeling, anyway I recommend visiting if only out of curiosity.
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  • This area is great so much to see and do, we found some very nice places to eat there. We went back again it was well worth our time.  more »
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