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Good market, very authentic, lots of brands

Well kept market and a surprising one, this market holds the place for different food stands as... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
kokoloko80
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Kfar Saba, Israel
A great area to explore: lovely local shops with a friendly welcome

We came here on our third day in Japan. Staying in Ikebukuro, it’s an easy train ride and a nice... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
thebat2017
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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29 Oct 2018
“A great area to explore: lovely local shops with a friendly welcome”
10 Jul 2018
“Sugamo is no Prison!”
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

We came here on our third day in Japan. Staying in Ikebukuro, it’s an easy train ride and a nice way to become familiarised with the train system as well. If you’re after a more laid back pace, this is the place to go for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I stayed in Sugamo. It's pretty blue collar but not grimy. Most of all there is a neighborhood feel to it and its very close to downtown Tokyo and other areas of Tokyo by train. It's very convenient by JR and Tokyo train systems. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Well kept market and a surprising one, this market holds the place for different food stands as well as some good coffee shops and clothing shops prices are ok, nice variety of goods and a very nice stroll for some sunday afternoon the temple also...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Sugamo has shops for the older set. There are all kinds of shops from household, clothing, food, etc. The street is deceptively long. We walked the entire route to the (Koshizuka Street). Don't turn back. There's a old fashion trolley at the end that takes...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

A place to visit in an evening. Nice shops and restaurants. Very enjoyable. We found there a shop where they sold purses made from scarves; those purses are very typical and unique, a cheap yet classy gift.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

There's rental dvd shop there so I go there sometimes for dvds. Also good cheap restaurants there

Date of experience: January 2013
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Reviewed 19 April 2012

Lots of old people around, very quiet. Only here because my work found me a hotel here. But if you're in the area check out the shrines. Only 2 stops from Ikebukuro and about 15 min to Shinjuku on the Yamanote line if you're looking...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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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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