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Sugamo Jizo-dori Shopping Street

Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3918-2101
Review Highlights
Easy to stroll along, not as busy as Shinjuku

quite a variety of shops and not as hectic, had a very unique fruit while I was there called... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joria T
Nice traditional spot!

The first place i stepped into after my arrival in Tokyo was this colourful street, full of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Federico M
Roma, Italia
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“yamanote line” (4 reviews)
“shops selling” (3 reviews)
“older person” (2 reviews)
Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

quite a variety of shops and not as hectic, had a very unique fruit while I was there called Akebi. Prices at these drug stores are actually cheaper. only 2 stops from Ikebukuro by train.

Thank Joria T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The first place i stepped into after my arrival in Tokyo was this colourful street, full of groceries, little shops and restaurants and a little Shinto shrine, among the others. The girls in the picture offered me a tasty Japanese drink, they were so nice...More

Thank Federico M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place locate walk distance from Sugamo stations. Also famous Rikugien locate next station. November is the best time to visit Rikugien. Ampamman shop locate in front of Rikugien main entrance. Sugamo called Obaachan's Harajuku in Japan.

Thank ichikawa2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this street on a few occasions. The Sugamo area is apparently renowned for and older persons area and the shops reflect that to some degree. There is a nice honey shop in the street early on and I have bought some nice...More

Thank Sriver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where you can be so close to 2 temples and eateries and shopping stores of authentic japanese products , a great day to walk and stroll around, post office and business hotels around too where you can check in and enjoy...More

Thank joi800
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A nice place to visit with small eateries, groceries and gift shops. The prices are budget, not an over-priced tourist area. The Koganji Temple is located here plus other smaller shrines. We were told the protocol for paying is to set your money on the...More

1  Thank Betty C
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
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