Ikebukuro Earthquake Hall
This public safety centre has a room that simulates a real earthquake. It's obviously intended for school children, but travellers are...
Lucky the girls who went to the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 'School of the Free Spirit' (Jiyu Gakuen). Built in 1921, it functioned as a...
A complex of four buildings east of the station, Sunshine City is visited by shoppers and for Namco Namjatown . The main activities are...
Sasashū is a highly respected sake specialist maintaining a dignified old facade amid west Ikebukuro's strip joints. If you lack...
Yong Xiang Sheng Jian Guan
This takeaway counter deals in Shanghai street food, namely sheng jian bao (pan-fried pork buns; called yaki-shōronpo in Japan)....
1-1-25 Nishi-ikebukuro · interesting places nearby
Although most of Tokyo's depāto are located in and around Ginza, you'll find a few shopping behemoths in Ikebukuro, including Tobu. In general, the prices here are noticeably lower than in Ginza since the real estate is cheaper. Tobu's worth a visit for its vast basement depachika , boasting the cheapest sashimi in town (come at 7pm when prices are halved).