Shimokitazawa—a vintage, bohemian neighborhood only a few stops from central Tokyo—has plenty of cool bars, hangouts and nightlife options. Have a look at some of our favorite Shimokitazawa bars:

Video highlights:

Mother’s Ruin: A friendly Japanese pub and oldest rock bar in Shimokitazawa.

Ichibangai: Small strip of self-owned bars and shops in Shimokitazawa.

Suggested Activity
Shinjuku, Golden Gai And Kabukicho Evening Walking Tour
Explore the neon-lit alleys of Shinjuku and Kabukicho after dark on this guided adventure. Sample local cuisine at the best hole-in-the-wall eateries, experience quirky bars in the Golden Gai area and take a stroll (that's all) through the infamous red-light district too!

Suzunari: An old theater converted into several small Japanese-style bars.

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Photo by wajun Kuwahara used under CC
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Adriana's Tokyo favorites are: Mizumoto Park, Gokokuji Temple Tokyo
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