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Address: Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9033003911
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Bright lights, loud noises, loud people, lots of bars and lots of places to eat. It's the red light district which in some places and judging on some of the people outside the... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bright lights, loud noises, loud people, lots of bars and lots of places to eat. It's the red light district which in some places and judging on some of the people outside the 'massage' places is fairly obvious but I never once felt unsafe no matter what times we were out and about. Even if you don't stop anywhere to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very lively part of Tokyo, Shinjuku. It lights up at night up to early morning. Located near the Shinjuku train station, it is very accessible. It has many bars, restaurants, stores and entertainment areas.

Thank jdchua521
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked though kabukicho area on the way to and from our hotel everyday. In the daytime it's indistinguishable from the Shinjuku area, and at night it's not that different from the surrounding night lights and restaurants/bars of Shinjuku area but you might notice a few signs for what I'm assuming were strip clubs or "hostess" bars and maybe a... More 

Thank kattyco
Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing brilliant bill board lights. REstaurant , bar and entertaiment galore. If you want a place to hung out in Shinjuku this is the place.

Thank susan2259
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many lights, a lot of people, colorful place to visit. I recommend on visiting the area. You will find it by the entrence with the red lights

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Taguig City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bright, loud, and visually stimulating. Food options are great, and there are tons of cultural sights and sounds to be had. However, it gets slightly repetitive after a while, perhaps explaining why there are far more locals here than visitors.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Kabukicho three times. The first two visits and the third visit were separated 15 years apart. I found my last visit as exciting as the first two. It is a place to experience the night life, see the crowds and enjoy the hustle and bustle of a big city - Tokyo. I enjoy just walking the streets... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a look I suppose, but really nothing special (certainly not like the red district in Amsterdam). A lot of cops in the various streets so that makes it rather safe to walk around. However, beware of exorbitant cover fees and drink spiking we're told. So many more interesting things to do in Tokyo!

Thank MarieTips
Bari, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think This is what you expect from Tokyo, hundreds of bars, hundreds of restaurants definitely not only a red light district. It's a pure nightlife area, from dinner to early morning with everything you might want! One of the most crazy and busy night life ever seen! Number of luminaire and people was just insane! It's a must in... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this area. We did not get harassment on coming in and out of our hotel. I personally did not think much about the area rather than close by shopping and restaurants.

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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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