Tokyo’s most famous red-light district is the reason for Shinjuku’s slightly gritty and sleazy reputation. In fact, Kabukicho is also home to games arcades, a wide range of restaurants and bars, and a cinema complex—so it is a popular nightspot even for those not in search of the more carnal pleasures. The view of the neon lights of Kabukicho from Yasukuni Dori is one of Tokyo’s most iconic.

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Location
Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0021
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Getting there
10 minutes from the East Exit of JR Shinjuku Station
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