Omoide Yokocho is a lively laneway at the west exit of Shinjuku Station in an area that has inherited its history from the postwar black market.

It is a rare spot where the atmosphere of the good old Showa period remains intact.

Omoide Yokocho means Memory Lane but is also has the far less romantic nickname of Piss Alley.

Omoide Yokocho Shinjuku Tokyo
Omoide Yokocho Shinjuku Tokyo


nameShinjuku Nishiguchi Omoide Yokocho
business hoursVaries depending on the store.
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business holidayVaries depending on the store.
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residenceNishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
telephone numberVaries depending on the store.
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Walking: 5 minutes on foot from JR Shinjuku Station


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