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!

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 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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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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Lili Wanderlust