Sunshine City, Tokyo


Sunshine City, Tokyo

Nihongo|Sunshine City|サンシャインシティ is a building complex located in East Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo. It is Tokyo's oldest city within the city and has the 240 meter tall Sunshine 60 skyscraper at its center. [http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3038.html Tokyo Travel: Ikebukuro, "japan-guide.com"] ] It comprises four buildings and sits on land that was once occupied by Sugamo Prison. [ [http://www.tokyoessentials.com/ikebukuro.html Tokyo Essentials: Ikebukuro] ]

The complex, which was opened in 1978, contains the Sunshine 60 building with an observatory (observation deck) located at the top, a museum, an aquarium and a planetarium. It also features a Prince Hotel, Namco Namja Town, a convention centre, theatre, and a shopping mall.

Since it was opened, other observation decks have opened in Tokyo, such as at Roppongi and the Tokyo Government offices.

External links

* [http://www.sunshinecity.co.jp/ Sunshine City website] ja icon
* [http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3038.html Japan-Guide: Ikebukuro]

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