[My Trip to Japan – 日本への私の旅 – رحلتي إلى اليابان] – Part 3

Shibuya is one of the major metropolitan cities in Tokyo. Two major things, if I do, I feel like I’m really in TOKYO. Seeing TOKYO TOWER and being in Shibuya! I’m not a big fan of Shibuya stores though and I rarely do shopping there but the surrounding buildings, the big screens, the neons, the crowd, the traffic lights, the pedestrians and Shibuya Station all makes me feel TOKYO!   More

Ikebukuro – 池袋 – إيكيبوكورو

Ikebukuro (池袋), the largest city located in Toshima ward, is a commercial and entertainment district of Tokyo, Japan. Toshima ward offices, Ikebukuro station, and several shops, restaurants, and enormous department stores are located within city limits.

At the center of Ikebukuro is the train and subway station, a huge urban gathering shared by the JR East lines, the Seibu Ikebukuro Line and the Tōbu Tōjō Line. It is one of the main commuter hubs in the western Yamanote area of Tokyo. Ikebukuro Station is the second busiest station in Japan, second only to Shinjuku Station.Around the station are the Seibu and Tōbu department stores. Seibu, written with the characters for “West” and “Musashi (province)” 西武, is on the east end of the station and Tōbu, written with the characters for “East” and “Musashi” 東武, is on the west end. More

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