Shinjuku Golden Gai

Shinjuku Golden Gai is a small area of Kabukicho, , , , famous both as an area of architectural interest and for its nightlife. It is composed of a network of six narrow alleys, connected by even narrower passageways which are just about wide enough for a single person to pass through.

Landmarks in the Area

Mobile phone shop
NTT Docomo Inc. is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan. is situated 110 meters south of Shinjuku Golden Gai. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shinto shrine
The Hanazono Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, . is situated 120 meters southeast of Shinjuku Golden Gai. Photo: Nnh, Public domain.

Retail building
Shinjuku Toho Building is a building in , , , Japan. is situated 280 meters northwest of Shinjuku Golden Gai. Photo: 江戸村のとくぞう, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Metro station
Shinjuku-sanchome Station is a subway station in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, operated jointly by the two Tokyo subway operators, Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway. is situated 320 meters south of Shinjuku Golden Gai. Photo: Nyao148, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Kabukichō is an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Ons, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shinjuku Ni-chōme, referred to colloquially as Ni-chōme or simply Nichō, is Area 2 in the Shinjuku District of the of , . Photo: Asanagi, CC0.

Harajuku is a district in , , . Harajuku is the common name given to a geographic area spreading from to Omotesando, corresponding on official maps of Shibuya ward as Jingūmae 1 chōme to 4 chōme. is situated 3 km south of Shinjuku Golden Gai. Photo: Chris 73, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hayabusachō is a district of , , . is situated 4 km east of Shinjuku Golden Gai.

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