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Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 90-3300-3911
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Ok, this area is fantastic. I mean, there is no other place in the world I reckon that is filled with lights and women all over the place. Great experience to just walk around. One mistake that I made but I escaped. The black guys...More

28  Thank Nakul M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 September 2012

i don't usually post.. I just want to post so this won't happen to anyone else.. me and my friend were approach by a black guy, and we went to a gentlemens club.. we paid for the fee and entered, we were surprised because its...More

73  Thank parpari
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

...so not really much to see there, beside you have business there. Well...the only interesting thing is how lots of the pimps look like...early David Bowie crossed with Final Fantasy characters...like the essence of androgynous

Thank 105jensl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must do when visiting Tokyo/Japan The brightly lit billboards and shops at night are the iconic image of Modern Japan to me. It doesn’t disappoint & is one of the major shopping/ people watching hubs of Tokyo

Thank Raze1303
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see when in shinjuku min. 18 years old fun place to look around maybe get something to drink if you’re old enough I never had any problems here and I’ve been here 3 times Don’t go there alone as a girl always go...More

Thank mnn17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Billed as "Tokyo's traditional red light district", I was expecting something more risque than what there was. Instead, Kabukicho is just like any neon-packed area, with the exception of billboards advertising escort bars located (mostly) on the upper floors of buildings. The street frontage shops...More

1  Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here in both daylight and evening times and while it was good it was not that spectacular. Lots of people, bars and restaurants but it a fun place with a good vibe.

Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kabukicho was a lively, vibrant area, enjoyed walking there every night. The shops and eating places were plentiful, hard to choose where to eat each night.

1  Thank baskalinac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good entertainment if you know what you are looking for. Don’t mind the touts and you will have a good time. Do some research before going into some places.

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is arguably the most popular Red Light district in Tokyo. People will call out to singles for drinks and other services on the streets. They will not pursue if you politely refuse. This place is very safe for walking around. Many restaurants opens late,...More

Thank skier101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great place to go at night. It is like a red neighborhood but it is very safe and fun. Special places you can find there like the robot restaurant.

Thank albamgm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is filled with lights, arcades, and themed restaurants. The flashy robot restaurant is a colorful sight. Shops and restaurants compete for attention with lights and music.

Thank GoAlong2
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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
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17 August 2018|
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Response from Moaimoaimoai | Reviewed this property |
Umum, sorry. Not sure. But just think there should be
3 October 2015|
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Response from dennylama | Reviewed this property |
There is an airport limousine bus stop nearby the Shinjuku Station, better ask your hotel for directions.
Nathan G
9 August 2015|
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Response from dennylama | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of arcades and things to see.