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Lively Street

It’s a busy lively street with many restaurants and shops. But it was very quiet early in the... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Adelaide, Australia
Busy, busy, busy

From Ikebukuro station this shopping street leads up to the hugh Sunshine 60 complex. It is always... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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Higashiikebukuro 1 chome, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

The options are vast in Ikebukuro, with departmental stores galore above the station, Sunshine City with Namja Town, Pokemon Center, Disney Store, Sanrio, and Ghibli stores, good selection of anime shops from Otome Road beside Sunshine, to Animate, Toranoana, and Melon books within Sunshine Dori,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We can spend hours shopping here as there are stores like Matsumoto Kiyoshi, Uniqlo, Tokyu Hands, ABC mart and Book-off. There are many restaurants here as well, but we always come here for our shabu shabu and gyutan fix. We have also watched movies at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

It’s a busy lively street with many restaurants and shops. But it was very quiet early in the morning.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RayParks
Reviewed November 29, 2017

From Ikebukuro station this shopping street leads up to the hugh Sunshine 60 complex. It is always very and I really mean very busy with people. The atmosphere in this specific area feels very pleasant so walking here towards the Sunshine 60 complex is very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank olafoomes
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Ikebukuro is one of the biggest towns in Tokyo as Shinjyuku, Shibuya, Ginza. Sunshine Building is the most famous spot in Ikebukuro,which attracts a large number of visitors. This street connects Sunshine with Ikebukuro Stations. Several minutes from the station leads to this street and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Just went there for few hours only and found lots of shopping malls and restaurants. Not many special small shops indeed.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JaniceAuYeung
Reviewed October 14, 2016

Very busy street full of shopping, good eats, drug stores, sega and sunshine city! Gets awfully crowded on weekend nights. Advise to go during the day time or be with friends if walking during the night. If you are traveling solo as a female many...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Tinichan
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

It's situated near the East exit of Ikebukero Station about a two minute walk Plenty of shops putting it mildly It's near Sunshine city and Tokyu Hands Dept store You won't need your GPS to find it! Loads of reasonably priced restaurants with English menus

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

A lot of shops around with bargain and discounts. Some are even tax free. Great for shopping shoes and clothes

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Mariko I
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Good for shopping, not as crowded as Shinjuku. A nice place to spend couple hours. You can pretty much find all the things in this street. Nice food and shopping area.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several
thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores
and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and
gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at
the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a
landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium,
planetarium, theme park as well as an observation
platform. The popular name for the western side of
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