Exploring Yokocho Alleys: a Guide to the Back Streets!

Yokocho alleys are areas of narrow lanes on the side of a main street where there is a high concentration of pubs, bars and other kinds of eateries. They were originally roughly built local marketplaces during the reconstruction phase post WW2. Yokocho alleys are extremely interesting to visit for their quaint atmosphere, authentic foods, and good drinks!

Exploring Yokocho Alleys: a Guide to the Back Streets!

Guide To The Awesome Taverns Of Ebisu Yokocho

Ebisu is a chic neighborhood in Tokyo with many exquisite restaurants (sushi, French, etc.). It is also famous for its garden place, which is lit up during Christmas time. But, Ebisu is also famous for Ebisu yokocho; a down-to-earth, lively and fun place to have a drink and a bite to eat... for cheap! I would say your Japanese experience isn't complete without having visiting Ebisu Yokocho at least once!

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About Shinjuku's Omoide Yokoche 思い出横丁, A Must-See Gem In Tokyo

The meanings of "omoide" 思い出 and "yokocho" 横丁 are respectively memory and back alleys. So Omoide Yokocho is sometimes referred to in English as the "memory lanes" of Shinjuku, Tokyo. Visiting the Omoide Yokocho is among the most interesting to do in Shinjuku. Here's all about Omoide Yokocho!

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Ultimate Guide To Ebisu Yokocho (恵比寿横丁)

Ebisu is known for being a fashionable area. If you go there, you'll see plenty of upscale restaurants and boutiques. However, not everything is expensive. Very close to the station, you can even find the Ebisu Yokocho, which is a lively alley packed with reasonably-priced taverns that attract a younger clientele than most other restos and taverns in Ebisu.

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Ultimate Guide To Amazake Yokocho

Amazakake Yokocho is a place of historical and cultural significance. The street has been a bustling area since the Edo period and nowadays, many stores sell Japanese traditional snacks. It's a nice place to stroll through and while trying out many different foods at different addresses. Here is more on this famous area.

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Ultimate Guide To Harmonica Yokocho In Kichijoji

Harmonica Yokocho is not the type of place you would expect in fashionable Kichijoji. The contrast between the old-fashioned yokocho atmosphere and the rest of the city makes the Harmonica Yokocho alleys all the more interesting. A must go place if you visit Kichijoji!

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Ultimate Guide To Ganso Sapporo Ramen Yokocho

Imagine a yokocho alley made up entirely of ramen restaurants. Sounds like a dream? Well, your dream can come true in Sapporo! The Sapporo Ramen Yokocho is a famous alley not just for its concentration delicious ramen but also for being the originator of the miso ramen! Here is more on this famous spot!

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Ultimate Guide To Hozenji Yokocho Alley In Osaka

Hozenji Yokocho is a beautiful historic street in Osaka. So many people visit the area to see a glimpse into the past of Osaka and to enjoy lots of great Osakan foods!

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Ultimate Guide To Golden Gai (ゴールデン街) In Shinjuku

All you need to know about the most famous collection of Yokocho alleys in Japan. Learn about Golden Gai's history, its retro atmosphere, where to go, and where it is located in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

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Eating Tour Guide of Ameyoko in Ueno!

Looking for an interesting eating tour in one of Tokyo's most famous shopping streets? Ameyoko is your answer! The area is also known as Ameya Yokocho for it has the characteristics of the typical yokocho alleys where you find heaps of cheap bars and eateries. Here are some great shops to stop at for a tasty treat while you stroll in the area!

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