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Address: Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9033003911
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Neon box and all

This is one of the area if you want to see all the store's neon box in the evening. Complete with shopping place and restaurants. Just let your feet guide you and by luck you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of the area if you want to see all the store's neon box in the evening. Complete with shopping place and restaurants. Just let your feet guide you and by luck you will find beautiful hidden walking path behind the busy main street.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

There's lots of shops at Shinjuko and close by is the red light district of Kabukicho. While this may sound shady, parts of it are but the experience is well worth it. This place is buzzing with night life, heaps of people, bars and restaurants galore, including the outlandish Robot Restaurant. There's also Memory Lane which has hole in the... More 

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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Just outside our hotel, i can't miss this place even if I wanted to. Great food around this area and a bustling night life. Found a great liqour store with very reasonably price, just a stone's throw from the hotel. Prices were about the same if notbcheaper than the duty free prices in Singapore. Although a red light district, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

So the title of my review pretty much sums up Kabukicho. I actually really liked the area as we stayed at Citadines which was literally across the road from this "Red Light District". Theres a wide variety of food options all over the place and alot of them are 24 hour joints which is always a plus. Lights around every... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Exciting colour filled nighttown. Original entertainment district of Tokyo. Take care not to go into cafe or restaurant where you might get charged, then forced to "pay", for expensive bowl of noodle ($1500) or such like.

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Would be nice to wander around if it wasn't for the constant harrassment from the African doormen/pimps trying to get you into their premises. I was travelling alone so perhaps I was seen as an easy target!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The red light district of Tokyo is safe, with a magnetic atmosphere. The district is full of animations, around you can find tons of shop and good restaurants.

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Can be sacry for forigners but just keep to your self and you will be fine, a lot of bars, restaurants very alive, and lights and sound

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Yes, it's true. Blade Runner is based on Kabukicho. If you pressed me, I'd say it's the coolest place to see in Tokyo. It's the area that you think of when you think Tokyo. During the day it's full of life, but it's really at night when it really comes to life. Do understand, this is a red light district,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This place has an awesome energy that is kind-of missing in the rest of Tokyo. It's fun to see people letting their hair down and passing out in their friend's arms. Day-time Tokyo almost makes you believe its not possible. We went in forewarned about thieves and touts but I really never felt threatened. The touts will ask and one... More 

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Address: Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9033003911
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shinjuku>  > Shinjuku

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Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.
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