Tokyo Neighborhoods • Ikebukuro Village


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: January 2006     City: Tokyo     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 21     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District



Ikebukuro Village Pictures

by Parent on Sun Nov 04, 2007 5:41 pm


The pictures in this thread are focused on the so-called Ikebukuro village area (north-east exits of Ikebukuro station), as opposed to the south-west exit of Ikebukuro station(pics). The north-east exit is infamous for harboring a small red-light zone.

Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Two sisters shopping inside the Ikebukuro train station. Not quite as big of a station as Shinjuku but nonetheless feels like a giant shopping mall inside.. It's fun for shopping but hmm a bit hard to find the subway entrance he he.. (564.35 KB) Photo viewed 1895 times
Pic. 1. Two sisters shopping inside the Ikebukuro train station. Not quite as big of a station as Shinjuku but nonetheless feels like a giant shopping mall inside.. It's fun for shopping but hmm a bit hard to find the subway entrance he he.. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) On the right, yet another street [[vending machine]] very popular throughout Japan. Vending machines are usually used to sell cigarettes, coffee and pops.. (647.21 KB) Photo viewed 1164 times
Pic. 2. On the right, yet another street vending machine very popular throughout Japan. Vending machines are usually used to sell cigarettes, coffee and pops.. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District)  (669.91 KB) Photo viewed 1101 times
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Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) A shokodo restaurant. Shokodo means a casual restaurant - cheap price and fast service. (519.35 KB) Photo viewed 959 times
Pic. 4. A shokodo restaurant. Shokodo means a casual restaurant - cheap price and fast service. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) This commerce sells [[bento]] (lunch boxes). Buy it here and eat somewhere else - at work, in the park or at home. (640.35 KB) Photo viewed 921 times
Pic. 5. This commerce sells bento (lunch boxes). Buy it here and eat somewhere else - at work, in the park or at home. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) An old-style japanese shopping arcade/street. On the left, a japanese style casual shoe shop (slippers, casual shoes). (621.26 KB) Photo viewed 970 times
Pic. 6. An old-style japanese shopping arcade/street. On the left, a japanese style casual shoe shop (slippers, casual shoes). View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Same street, a bit farther down: an electrical appliance shop on the right. The pictures were taken early in the morning - the stores open up a bit later ;) (648.22 KB) Photo viewed 956 times
Pic. 7. Same street, a bit farther down: an electrical appliance shop on the right. The pictures were taken early in the morning - the stores open up a bit later ;) View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Yeah.. Palm trees in Tokyo! Tokyo has a very mild winter, a bit similar to San Francisco. It snows rarely with the daily maximum in January being often 5-10 degrees C. (702.08 KB) Photo viewed 976 times
Pic. 8. Yeah.. Palm trees in Tokyo! Tokyo has a very mild winter, a bit similar to San Francisco. It snows rarely with the daily maximum in January being often 5-10 degrees C. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) US. Mail box in Ikebukuro! Is this a mockery or a flattery? Hard to say :D (441.73 KB) Photo viewed 946 times
Pic. 9. US. Mail box in Ikebukuro! Is this a mockery or a flattery? Hard to say :D View photo in original size (554x922 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) A bit closer to the station in the entertainment district of Ikebukuro. A [[sushi]] shop, [[soba]] restaurant, and a [[yoshinoya]] resto. Yoshinoya is famous for the [[Gyudon]] which is a bowl of rice topped with beef and onions. (497.06 KB) Photo viewed 963 times
Pic. 10. A bit closer to the station in the entertainment district of Ikebukuro. A sushi shop, soba restaurant, and a yoshinoya resto. Yoshinoya is famous for the Gyudon which is a bowl of rice topped with beef and onions. View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Cafe de Paris.. not too hard to guess, it's a coffee shop ;) (552.09 KB) Photo viewed 916 times
Pic. 11. Cafe de Paris.. not too hard to guess, it's a coffee shop ;) View photo in original size (768x1024 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) The Ichibangai (#1 street) of Ikebukuro. A [[Karaoke]], some restaurants, and as well a [[Rakugo]] theater on the left - rakugo is a comic story told by a professional story teller in a variety hall. The theme is usually a humorous incident from the [[Edo period]]. (536.65 KB) Photo viewed 991 times
Pic. 12. The Ichibangai (#1 street) of Ikebukuro. A Karaoke, some restaurants, and as well a Rakugo theater on the left - rakugo is a comic story told by a professional story teller in a variety hall. The theme is usually a humorous incident from the Edo period. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Jonathan is a chain of family restaurants very popular in Japan. All sorts of food are served inside (western, korean, japanese, chinese, etc). The taste is not optimal but it's alright. (490.27 KB) Photo viewed 981 times
Pic. 13. Jonathan is a chain of family restaurants very popular in Japan. All sorts of food are served inside (western, korean, japanese, chinese, etc). The taste is not optimal but it's alright. View photo in original size (750x856 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Just outside the Ikebukuro station. (217.82 KB) Photo viewed 877 times
Pic. 14. Just outside the Ikebukuro station. View photo in original size (748x1000 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District)  (178.76 KB) Photo viewed 960 times
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Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District)  (186.2 KB) Photo viewed 842 times
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Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District)  (489.28 KB) Photo viewed 910 times
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Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District)  (468.67 KB) Photo viewed 916 times
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Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District)  (477.77 KB) Photo viewed 901 times
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Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) Residential street nearby Ikebukuro station. (208.48 KB) Photo viewed 897 times
Pic. 20. Residential street nearby Ikebukuro station. View photo in original size (1014x748 pixels).


Picture of Ikebukuro Village neighborhood, Tokyo City, Japan, January 2006 by Parent (Tokyo Nightlife District, Middle Class Residential Neighborhood, Red Light District) The residences vary in quality in this area.. There's some good parts and some not so good ones. (215.56 KB) Photo viewed 823 times
Pic. 21. The residences vary in quality in this area.. There's some good parts and some not so good ones. View photo in original size (1008x739 pixels).


Map of Ikebukuro Village. Satellite photograph of Ikebukuro neighborhood (north-west exits), Tokyo city.


How to get to Ikebukuro Village Neighborhood


Ikebukuro Station on the JR Yamanote Line. Follow signs for north-east exits.
Last edited by Parent on Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:40 pm, edited 13 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Ikebukuro Village. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Ikebukuro Village Neighborhood.

 
 

Neighborhoods Nearby Ikebukuro Village - Pictures by Parent



Ikebukuro Neighborhood by Parent. Ikebukuro, a part of Toshima ward, is a large commercial and entertainment district of Tokyo, Japan and is a bit similar to Shinjuku or Shibuya. It is the location of the Toshima ward offices, Ikebukuro station and several.. Distance from Ikebukuro Village: 0.6km SEE, 16 pictures.

Nakai Neighborhood by Parent. Nakai is a residential area in Shinjuku-ku. The urbanism is a bit typical of what to find in the northern half of Tokyo city. It's a bit old and rugged but has a charm of its.. Distance from Ikebukuro Village: 2.6km SW, 28 pictures.




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