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Sugamo Jizo-dori Shopping Street

Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3918-2101
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“yamanote line” (4 reviews)
“shops selling” (3 reviews)
“older person” (2 reviews)
Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3918-2101
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a stroll. Very cool peak into ordinary life in Japan. This place looks like it could either become a whole lot Hipper in the future, or simply stay etched in time. Go check it out if you got time on your hands...More

1  Thank Papa G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit due to reviews given but wasn't overally impressed. Easy access from Sugamo subway station. Street of mixed shops & temple to help with ailments. Shops mainly based for the elderly - clothes, shoes, walking sticks mixed with sweet speciality shops & food...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It is a nice place and good for couple to have a nice food such as a chicken steak and for a family as well or even for one person alone you can enjoy eating nice kababe and chicken steak

Thank Souliman K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A more traditional shopping area, easily accessible on the Yamanote Line. Shops cater to the older customer. The specialize in red underwear worn for good luck. Also availability of nice cotton and linen tops, great for the older person. Mochi (rice dumplings) were the best!...More

Thank KailuaGranny
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Together with the volunteer guide I had been lucky enough to arrange for the first day of my holiday, we took a stroll down the Sugamo Jizo-dori Shopping Street. What a quaint delight. (Later in the same day we 'attempted' to walk down the equivalent...More

Thank Meander19
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for heritage culture and great helpful people you can find choice of temple to visiting and restaurants.

Thank Supat C
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This side street about 10 minutes from the station kind of gives a traditional feeling as you walk around.There many shops selling a variety japanese items. Although it was cool you could have kakigori.

Thank ADoshst
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Took the Yamanote line to Sugano station for this first visit. Many shops around with value buys catering mainly for the middle aged. Wanted to eat at a restaurant offering fried oyster but the queue was very long. Instead ate at a sushi restaurant. Salmon...More

1  Thank CKBH100
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Also known as Grannies' Ginza, the pace of Jizo-dori is nice and slow. Shopkeepers are lovely and friendly and prices are good. Bought a big pack of mixed broken sembei for just over ¥300. Red underwear is good for health. The buddhist temple (Togenuki) along...More

1  Thank Liane D
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lots of little shrines, temples, shops, bakeries, coffee stops and restaurants. It's a little dated-looking but that belies the charm and unbeatable atmosphere.

1  Thank Artur A
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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19 February 2015|
Response from rabbitsix | Reviewed this property |
Take the Yamanote line train to Sugamo - take a left out of the station and cross the street, then take a right and keep walking until you see the big red gate