Omoide Yokocho (Piss Alley)

Photo by Tian Daphne
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Japanese script: 思い出横丁
Address: 1 Chome-2-8 Nishishinjuku Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023 Japan [map]
Access: 268 m from Seibushinjuku Station Seibu Shinjuku Line (SS1)
273 m from Shinjuku Station Marunouchi Line (M8)Shinjuku Line (S1)Oedo Line (E27)Yamanote Line (JY17)Chūō Line (Rapid) (JC5)Chūō-Sōbu Line (JB30)Odakyu Odawara Line (OH1)Keiō Line (KO1)Keiō New Line (KO1)
369 m from Shinjuku-nishiguchi Station Oedo Line (E1)
Hours: 17:00 - 24:00

Piss Alley

Officially named Omoide Yokocho (Memory Alley), but more commonly referred to as Piss Alley, this is a class “ghetto” dining and drinking experience. Infeasibly small yakitori shacks and izakaya sandwiched next to each other along a narrow and very greasy walkway.

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