Welcome back to Tokyo’s

hidden secret, Arakicho

Tadaima Japan Shinjuku Ryokan is a small inn in Arakicho, Shinjuku, where food lovers gather from all over the world.

Relax in the traditional Japanese tatami room, go out and explore restaurants, cafes and bars, take a walk down the cobblestone alley – Arakicho is a great place in finding your own way to explore Tokyo.

About the Inn

The cozy Japanese-style inn is located in a nostalgic neighborhood.
When you walk down the cobblestone alley, the lantern welcomes you to the inn.
One step in, and you’ll be charmed with the peaceful atmosphere and forget you’re still in the middle of the big city.

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From the inn

Setsubun!
Setsubun!
from Australia
from Australia
Is she my mom…?!
Is she my mom…?!
Setsubun
Setsubun
Japanese plum blossoms
Japanese plum blossoms

Back Alleys of Arakicho

Arakicho is unique with its narrow alleys and slopes that come long back from its history. Once the town was the residence of a powerful Japanese feudal lord in the Edo period, which made it an entertainment hub as a geisha district. Feel like exploring the exclusive neighborhood? Start by our walking guide

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Where food lovers gather – Arakicho, Shinjuku

anago

osashimi

chawanmush

nabe

ocha

There are around 300 restaurants side by side in Arakicho from authentic high-end restaurants, izakaya, stylish cafes to bars. Go explore and hop from one restaurant to another like a local and find your favorite.

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How to have fun in Arakicho, Shinjuku

The inn staff, who is also a local of Arakicho, will help you enjoy your stay. Engage with locals, join local events, explore hidden sights…”the daily life” in Arakicho will be memorable and something you won’t forget.

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