Shibuya Nonbei Alley

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  • Address: 1 Chome-25 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
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Taking a stroll through the narrow lane of Shibuya Nonbei Yokocho is enough to give you a glimpse of old Japan. It is home to a number of small restaurants and bars, but instead of neon lights that dominate the city, its lanes are lit with old lanterns. Even though many places have changed dramatically over the decades, this lantern-lit alley has maintained its rustic charm. Visit Shibuya Nonbei Yokocho in the evening and you can easily drink the night away at one of the bars here.

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  • Shibuya Nonbei Alley Address: 1 Chome-25 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0002, Japan
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  • 0.04% of people who visit Tokyo include Shibuya Nonbei Alley in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Shibuya Nonbei Alley visit around 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Shibuya Nonbei Alley

Monday, Thursday and Friday

66.67% of people prefer to travel by train while visiting Shibuya Nonbei Alley

People normally club together Hiro-o Station and Zauo Shibuya while planning their visit to Shibuya Nonbei Alley.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Shibuya Nonbei Alley Reviews & Ratings

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  • Historically known as "pissing alley" due to its lack of amenities for patrons who just have to go. The alley is made up of over 40 tiny bars that can fit between 6 to 8 patrons at a time. Some bars have a mezzanine floor accessible through a tiny attic ladder. They mainly serve bottled beers and limited selection of spirits. Beer food like skewers (yakitori) are often available.

  • Romantic and intimate at night. Definitely worth taking a few photos.

  • Series of tiny (up to 6 sittings) Japanese style bars in alleyway with warm ambiance. Prices are reasonable for Tokyo but be aware there might be a charge if you are sitting. I would definitively recommend the experience

  • This place is awesome. Just have a seat in one of these small restaurants. Be sure to venture in the alleys as the "main" alley has the most tourists. Had one of the best gyozas in my life here

  • One of our absolute favorite stops * * * If youre someone who doesnt like planning your own trios head over to itinerizeme(dot)com

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