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Ebisu Yokocho

Unlike the less salubrious drinking alleys around the city that go by the "yokocho" epithet (Shonben Yokocho on the north side of Shinjuku Station immediately springs to mind), this one is entirely respectable. From the tall white lantern that marks the entrance and the colorful lights overhead to the lively decorations inside, it is bright, clean, accessible and welcoming to one and all.