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Shin Okubo Korean Town

Shin Okubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
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Shin Okubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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"k pop"
in 27 reviews
"yamanote line"
in 7 reviews
"beauty products"
in 4 reviews
"korean fried chicken"
in 2 reviews
"stop north"
in 2 reviews
"halal food"
in 2 reviews
"cheap eats"
in 2 reviews
"jr station"
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"late night"
in 2 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 2 reviews
"kpop"
in 22 reviews
"merchandise"
in 14 reviews
"cosmetics"
in 12 reviews
"koreatown"
in 4 reviews
"japan"
in 27 reviews
"samgyeopsal"
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"kbbq"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So this place is where we were staying using Airbnb. We stayed here and went for dinner and couldn’t find much Japanese food. Then we realized that this is little Korea. It was a fascinating place to check out

Thank Kelly K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed....the side streets are overflowing with trash...a guy was puking on the street by where we were staying...men gawking at my teenage daughter and making comments...who, by the way, was dressed more like a tom boy with baggy pants and shirt with a loose...More

1  Thank rubiicela
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location - near Shinjuku so that's good. (Takes some walking but if you don't mind the walk then location should be perfect) Food - lots of restaurants but mostly Korean. I find Korean food more expensive than Japanese food here though (there's a Yoshinoya right...More

Thank georginag5
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The Okubo Korean Town is gorgeous! Such a fine historic look of “old” Japan. While there was been some change over the years, it definitely still had its charm.

Thank Mrlaceyma
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

If you are sick of Japanese crusine while in Japan, drop by this places to have some Korean food. But why would you do that?

4  Thank XavierShoot
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Worth visiting if you want to try Korean food or intend to buy Korean products, otherwise it's just another crowded district.

Thank JonDoe04134
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

There’s nothing much to see around here but might be ok to have a look after takeshita st if you have more free time. Lots of korean restaurants and some korean supermarket. There are kpop store thats sells kpop merchandise. My daughter spent alot of...More

1  Thank Burrr888
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

My daughter found more Korean pop items here than anywhere in Seoul so this was a good find in her opinion

1  Thank 772Leanne
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

If you are a kpop or kdrama fans or korean food enthusiast, this is a place you must visit in Tokyo. This is a heaven of kpop/kdrama merchandise. You can find posters, pins, name tags , bags, even official light stick of your fave kpop...More

1  Thank ika_kharisma
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

this place was awesome for people who likes kpop or looking for korean music or movie. some posters and many things we can find it. the restaurant was small the place we had lunch but really korean atmosphere. we enjoy the food and kids love...More

Thank Edwin L
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Shinjuku
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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Wang Y
28 August 2017|
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Response from Gett B | 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!
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Nader E
11 September 2016|
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Response from Bamelajane | Reviewed this property |
Definitely for men as well
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