Sunshine City (サンシャインシティ Sanshain Shiti)
is a building complex located in East Ikebukuro
, Toshima, Tokyo
. It has the 240 metre tall Sunshine 60
skyscraper at its centre. Sunshine City consists of four buildings: Sunshine 60, the main and tallest building, which includes corporate offices as well as restaurants; the Prince Hotel; the World Import Mart; and the Bunka Kaikan building. The complex sits on land that was once occupied by Sugamo Prison
The lower floors of the complex cater toward passerby and customers with a large shopping mall
and numerous restaurants, while the higher floors tend to include corporate offices and hotel rooms. The complex, which was opened in 1978, contains numerous attractions including an observatory (observation deck) located at the top of Sunshine 60 called Sky Circus, the Ancient Orient Museum, an aquarium, a planetarium
, the Prince Hotel, two Namco-run indoor amusement parks, a convention centre, and a theatre. Read more...