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Shin Okubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed right near hear and all kinds of restaurants to eat in. Don't know how these places make money as there are so many of them. Great place to walk down as it goes forever and just leads to more areas Okabu subway station is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gizmo4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a Capsule hotel in Shin Okubo walking distance to the Shin Okubo train station. Shin Okubo is just one station away from the main Shinjuku Station and where you will see a lot of Korean Cosmetic shops and restaurants.This is a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank betty l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It used to be a good place to taste (almost) real Korean dishes in Tokyo. However, recently, too many bad mannered tourists have totally ruined the Little Seoul. Stay away from the people who are eating Cheese Hottoku and making mess on the street. No...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelingPainterMINA
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

A close, compact market with several restaurants providing great options to the tourist not only for food but for shopping also. A 100 yen shop is good for souvenirs and other household accessories. Shin Okabu railway station on JR route is in proximity. Nice place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank surendra_chelawat
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Our Hotel, Tokyo Plaza Hotel, was located in Korea Town. It was great, lot of great food, fruit shops, convenience stores, two train stations. It was great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steventikkanen
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We went there because we stayed at 9 hours capsule hotel. Not the most beautiful neighbourhood in Tokyo, but near Shinjuku. I prefer another neighbourhood.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marumiya
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Rows of shops that sell all Korean idol stuff and facial products, face mask etc. Korean restaurants and eateries. Place is filled with teenagers. Go only if you are into Korean Kpop and culture.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angeliaw271
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Lovin' this place. From someone who knows hangul, this place seems homey to me! Most shops sell kpop merchandise. If only there is also a place that sells official merchandise :( BTS and TWICE are everywhere in the street !

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank shazeerazly
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Good korean food!!lots of food fads,cosmetics korean,socks,and cheap! There are local kpop idols on saturday on the treet giving out flyers!! Tip: for korean snacks and some foods try out donquiote first coz their prices are cheap compred to korean shops.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MiraKFilipina
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

...is not our thing anymore so Kabukicho would probably appeal to younger people. The fashion, bars, restaurants, tech shops, and lifestyle was interesting to see but sidewalks were so crowded. Harajuku can be crowded but Koreatown was loud, vibrant, and crowded on this weekend night....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joelu761
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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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Response from GettB | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You'll have no problem finding other cuisines in Shin Okubo. But as it's known for, you will find a lot of Korean restos around the area and a lot of K-pop merch!