Tokyo Neighborhoods • Shimbashi


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken:  2007     City: Tokyo     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 20     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District



Shimbashi Pictures

by Parent on Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:50 pm


Shimbashi is a working class nightlife neighborhood popular with the Tokyo(pics) salarymen. There's lots of restaurants and Izakaya's as well as a small red-light district.

Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Nearby the [[Shimbashi Station]]. The Mitsui business hotel - a bit old, not too fancy but reasonable price. (534.18 KB) Photo viewed 967 times
Pic. 1. Nearby the Shimbashi Station. The Mitsui business hotel - a bit old, not too fancy but reasonable price. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) [[Recruit|Recruit (company)]]- a big advertisement company in Japan. These dudes look rough. Ugh. (174.09 KB) Photo viewed 942 times
Pic. 2. Recruit- a big advertisement company in Japan. These dudes look rough. Ugh. View photo in original size (748x1000 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District)  (579.62 KB) Photo viewed 972 times
Pic. 3. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Kidoutai - some sort of government policemen or riot control team. They fight against the [[Yakuza]] or some armed and dangerous criminals. Sometimes they are used for crowd control. The Japanese [[Special Assault Team]] (SAT) sometimes goes undercover as Kidoutai. (494.53 KB) Photo viewed 1388 times
Pic. 4. Kidoutai - some sort of government policemen or riot control team. They fight against the Yakuza or some armed and dangerous criminals. Sometimes they are used for crowd control. The Japanese Special Assault Team (SAT) sometimes goes undercover as Kidoutai. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) The Kidoutai cars. (474.06 KB) Photo viewed 935 times
Pic. 5. The Kidoutai cars. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Traditional japanese-style [[Izakaya]]s and restaurants - maybe a bit of red-light is going on here as well.. but not sure. (238.58 KB) Photo viewed 973 times
Pic. 6. Traditional japanese-style Izakayas and restaurants - maybe a bit of red-light is going on here as well.. but not sure. View photo in original size (910x705 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) An affordable business hotel for businessmen and the {{Shiodome}} skyscrapers in the background. There's many business hotels in this area. (183.99 KB) Photo viewed 966 times
Pic. 7. An affordable business hotel for businessmen and the Shiodome(pics) skyscrapers in the background. There's many business hotels in this area. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) EXCITING PUB, PANIC ROOM. Here's how the "system" works. It costs 8500 yens for 40 minutes to be in the company of a hostess - the hostess drinks are included in the price. For 8500 yens, the interaction with the hostess will not be limited to just talking. You can do a little bit more, but not reach the final stage. (234.72 KB) Photo viewed 1139 times
Pic. 8. EXCITING PUB, PANIC ROOM. Here's how the "system" works. It costs 8500 yens for 40 minutes to be in the company of a hostess - the hostess drinks are included in the price. For 8500 yens, the interaction with the hostess will not be limited to just talking. You can do a little bit more, but not reach the final stage. View photo in original size (918x762 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Italian restaurant. On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, all wine bottles are 50% off. (459.6 KB) Photo viewed 935 times
Pic. 9. Italian restaurant. On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, all wine bottles are 50% off. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Lots of restos, bars, clubs under the railroad. The resto on the right serves [[Gyoza]]. (481.47 KB) Photo viewed 986 times
Pic. 10. Lots of restos, bars, clubs under the railroad. The resto on the right serves Gyoza. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Pornographic movie theater under the railroad. Great, a new movie is just out. (122.52 KB) Photo viewed 1041 times
Pic. 11. Pornographic movie theater under the railroad. Great, a new movie is just out. View photo in original size (754x684 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) The entertainment area - japanese [[ramen]] shops, chinese restaurants. (162.27 KB) Photo viewed 993 times
Pic. 12. The entertainment area - japanese ramen shops, chinese restaurants. View photo in original size (994x621 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Shimbashi neighborhood. (202.91 KB) Photo viewed 952 times
Pic. 13. Shimbashi neighborhood. View photo in original size (859x716 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) From inside the [[McDonald's]] in Shimbashi. In front, a place here to rent and see DVDs inside a private room. (419.81 KB) Photo viewed 1210 times
Pic. 14. From inside the McDonald's in Shimbashi. In front, a place here to rent and see DVDs inside a private room. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) A yobikomi. A yobikomi is a part-time job, paid about 1000 yens per hour to hold an advertisement billboard - all day long without sitting or taking a break. This advertisement is about a new-style [[Pachinko]] located "ten seconds from here" (on the left). (162.55 KB) Photo viewed 991 times
Pic. 15. A yobikomi. A yobikomi is a part-time job, paid about 1000 yens per hour to hold an advertisement billboard - all day long without sitting or taking a break. This advertisement is about a new-style Pachinko located "ten seconds from here" (on the left). View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Inside the [[Shimbashi Station]]. (89.28 KB) Photo viewed 918 times
Pic. 16. Inside the Shimbashi Station. View photo in original size (685x520 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Inside the [[Shimbashi Station]]. A store selling dried foods and sweets. (220.5 KB) Photo viewed 943 times
Pic. 17. Inside the Shimbashi Station. A store selling dried foods and sweets. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) Maybe a "new half"... I'm not sure thus ^^ Don't quote me on this one :D. (186.92 KB) Photo viewed 1009 times
Pic. 18. Maybe a "new half"... I'm not sure thus ^^ Don't quote me on this one :D. View photo in original size (638x1012 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District) I love Tokyo. (489.79 KB) Photo viewed 1128 times
Pic. 19. I love Tokyo. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan,  2007 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Red Light District)  (218.83 KB) Photo viewed 935 times
Pic. 20. View photo in original size (984x714 pixels).


Map of Shimbashi. Satellite photograph of Shimbashi neighborhood, Tokyo city.


How to get to Shimbashi Neighborhood


Shimbashi station, JR Yamanote Line.
Last edited by Parent on Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:21 am, edited 9 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Shimbashi. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Shimbashi Neighborhood.

 
 

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