Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro is home to many of Japan’s large department stores and is also home to a large shopping centre known as Sunshine City that houses a planetarium, observatory, aquarium, indoor theme park and an ancient orient museum.

Sunshine City is around 600m east of Ikebukuro Station accessible from Tokyo on the Maurounochi subway line. To the west of Ikebukuro station is the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space.

Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro

About Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro is a large, popular shopping and entertainment district in Tokyo’s Toshima ward, north west of central Tokyo. Ikebukuro is best known for its great…


Ikebukuro

Ikebukuro Map

Ikebukuro is a popular shopping suburb with the majority of the shops located to the east of the station. Attached to Ikebukuro Station are the Seibu and Tobu Department stores, both are owned by private rail companies of the same name.


Sunshine City

Sunshine City

Sunshine City is a huge shopping and entertainment mecca with four towers, including a 240 metre high skyscraper with an observation deck on the top….


Ikebukuro Department Stores

Department Stores

Ikebukuro is home to some of Tokyo’s and, in fact, some of the world’s largest department stores. Here, you can buy just about everything.


Only in Japan

Collon Snack

This snack food is not like what its name suggests.