Sheena Town Wandering : Extraordinary Experience of an Ordinary Town | Toshima City Volunteer Groups for International Visitors (GIV)

Sheena Town Wandering : Extraordinary Experience of an Ordinary Town | Toshima City Volunteer Groups for International Visitors (GIV)

Sheena Town Wandering : Extraordinary Experience of an Ordinary Town

Kongouin Temple
Kongouin Temple

Sheena (Shiinamachi) is a town adjacent to a metropolis, Ikebukuro. Here, you can enjoy the atmosphere of an ordiary town where ordinary Tokyoites live. You will explore narrow streets with numerous small stores such as Yakitori shop, butchers, vegetable stores, flower shops and so forth, which lets you get the feel of the people's everyday life. You will also visit the Sheena To Ippei (Sewing café and Hostel).
In this route you can stop by the Koganji temple and the Nagasaki shrine as well.

Nagasaki Shrine
Nagasaki Shrine
Shiinamachi Shopping Street
Shiinamachi Shopping Street
General
Available Days 2nd Sunday of a month
Departure Time 1:00PM at Toshima City Tourism Association*
Duration of the Tour About 1.5 hours (can be adjusted)
Cost 300 yen per person for transportation
Route
Toshima City Tourism Association office (Ikebukuro) ⇒ Ikebukuro Station (Seibu line) ⇒ Shiinamachi Station ⇒ Kongouin Temple ⇒ Nagasaki Shrine ⇒ Shiinamachi Shopping Street: "Sheena To Ippei" and others ⇒ Shiinamachi Station (Seibu Line) ⇒ Ikebukuro Station (end)

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