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bar crawl

Discover LGBT nightlife in Shinjuku

bar crawl

Discover LGBT nightlife in Shinjuku

134 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English
bar crawl

Discover LGBT nightlife in Shinjuku

bar crawl

Discover LGBT nightlife in Shinjuku

134 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

On this experience, we'll show you the lifestyle of real Japanese LGBT people, and you'll see the nightlife through the eyes of the locals who love this area. Nichome is one of Asia's largest gay towns with over 400 LGBTQ bars. With so many choices, it's difficult for first-time visitors to know where to go. But first, all you need is Kanpai!! (cheers!!) Let's go to a small local bar that's a representative of the Nichome bar style that Japanese locals usually visit. Then, you can meet the bar master and other guests there and feel the warm and open environment here. Unlike bars in other countries, Japanese LGBT bars are small, intimate spaces where we can communicate and get to know each other easily. Next, I'll show you around the town so you can get a sense of where the locals go, and understand Nichome as your own. For the next two bars, we can decide on which spots to visit based on what you all want to do that night. There are so many choices here, but that means there is something for everyone here, and I will only take you to bars that I enjoy and usually visit when I come to Nichome, so no matter where we go, just know that you can feel the real LGBT heart in Tokyo there. [Want to join in but don't see a date listed?Just send me a message and we can discuss plans! Very flexible]

Your host

Learn more about Naoki

Naoki

Hi! I want you to know the real LGBT lifestyle in Tokyo! As a gay man, I love this district more than any other. There are over 400 LGBT bars in Nichome, and as a regular in Nichome, I want to show you my top picks. I want you to join and feel at home with us! Outside of Nichome, most Japanese people do not show their LGBT side, but here we can be open to you and show our real hearts, so please come inside and let's get to know each other :) I’m currently 8 years student in university, researching sexuality and gender studies. I have been visiting Nichome for five years, and I also came here to research the area and culture for my university fieldwork, so I got to know deep bars and real culture in Nichome even more.

What's included

Drinks
Not include drinks.

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Where you'll be

We'll go to three different kinds of bars on this experience. Each of the bars I include are deep and local, and not easy for tourists to visit on their own. My tour is very flexible, so I will choose the bars based on the preferences of my guests. I want to show you your ideal Nichome! PS. Even though I am a handsome man, I am friends with many lesbian bars here, so I am happy to have guests of all genders, and please don't hesitate to come!!

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused through April 30, 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 20 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Cash for drinks (3000 to 4000yen)

More tips

In case you choose to order more drinks, or in the case that we visit other bars not included in the standard excursion, separate charge and drink fees will apply.

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Naoki
Discover LGBT nightlife in Shinjuku
134 reviews
From $86/person
134 reviews
From $86/person