Night town with tiny alleyways in Tokyo

At Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, 300 crowded pubs and restaurants located in the area only half the size of a football field, bearing the rare mark of ancient Tokyo.

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Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
Located right next to Kabukicho, Golden Gai is a small neighborhood hidden behind the twinkling lights of Tokyo's red light district in Shinjuku district. Unlike the other neighborhoods that were planned with large streets, Golden Gai still retains the ancient features of two-storey houses adjacent to each other. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
In an area that is only half the size of a football field, up to 300 restaurants and bars are close to each other, with narrow roads with just enough for two people avoiding each other. The bars here start opening from 6pm. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
Passengers gathered in a small pub just a few square meters, listening to a stand-up artist presenting. The atmosphere is always very cozy because some bars only receive regular visitors or not receive foreign guests. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
The whole neighborhood only consists of 6 alleys and the entrance to the pub or diner is only enough room for one person. Often, shops with English menus will accept foreign guests. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
A mixing woman in sexy clothes is serving customers. There are many bars with different themes in Golden Gai. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
Some shops have live music performances and because of tight conditions, so it only has the appearance of small instruments. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
The passengers sit and eat at a noodle shop in Golden Gai. Noodles and cocktails are two specialties of this neighborhood. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
Due to the cramped conditions, the beer kegs are left outside this izakaya-style bar, placed on an air-conditioner. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
An alley in Golden Gai. Photo: AP.
Golden Gai in Shinjuku district, Tokyo.
A man left the pub on a steep staircase just enough for one person moving. Photo: AP.

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