Monthly Archives: August 2017

Round of Drinks at the Golden Gai

Bars and Eateries in Narrow Alleyways (Source: Shinjuku, Tokyo, is known for skyscrapers, seedy nightlife, suited businessmen and a time-warped tumble of bars called Golden Gai. This perennial haunt of Tokyo’s salarymen has been getting a lot more international attention lately – and for good reason. Among the dense high rise developments with much wider roads there is a tiny section, about 6 narrow alleys connected by even narrower passageways, in Shinjuku that remains in a time warp from the early 20th century. This tiny area of Shinjuku is known to the locals as Golden Gai and is gaining popularity among the foreigners. The “secrecy” of Golden Gai makes … 続きを読む