Shinjuku is a large entertainment, business and shopping area around Shinjuku Station. It’s teeming with cafés, restaurants and Izakayas.
Shinjuku Station is the world’s busiest railway station, used by over three million passengers every day.
Kabukichō is an entertainment and red-light district on the Northeast side of Shinjuku Station. It reportedly has a large Yakuza presence and many bars have a reputation of adding extortionate hidden charges to customer’s bills. Some establishments will only accept Japanese customers.
Golden Gai is an area in Kabukichō containing around 200 bars, mainly for Japanese customers only.