Sunshine 60 building is a landmark that constitutes the largest business hub of the northern area of Tokyo city. Access the building directly from Higashi Ikebukuro station or even directly from the highway that enters almost straight into the building. Sunshine 60 is located within “Sunshine City”, an extensive complex with culture centre, large shopping malls, aquarium, planetarium, theatre, museum, observation deck, hotels and a variety of dining and shopping areas and 50 floors of offices.
The Sunshine 60 building is amongst the most famous and tallest buildings in Japan with 60 floors. To get to the observation deck elevators travel 60 metres per second, one of the fastest elevators in the world, taking passengers directly from the lobby to the top floor. The two-hundred-and-forty-metre tall Sunshine 60 was the tallest building in Japan until 1991 and has earthquake proof technology. As such, Sunshine 60 has a reputable history making the building very famous, even today.
From Narita International Airport: 40 min by Skyliner to Nippori station, 10 min by Yamanote line to to Ikebukuro Station. 90 min by Narita Express to Ikebukuro Station. 90 min by Airport Limousine bus to Sunshine City Prince Hotel. From Haneda Airport (Tokyo International Airport): 16 min by Keikyu Line to Shinagawa Station, 27 min by JR Line from Shinagawa Station to Ikebukuro Station. 60 min by Airport Limousine bus to Sunshine City Prince Hotel.
3 min walk from directly connected Exit 7 of Higashi-Ikebukuro Station on Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line. 3 min walk from Exit 2 of Higashi-Ikebukuro 4-chome Station on Toden Arakawa Line. 8 min walk from East Gate of Ikebukuro Station on JR and Tokyo Metro subway lines.
KOKUSAI KOGYO BUS: Sunshine City Bus Stop (3 min walk) :HIKARI02/AKA51/AKA97/ IKE55. TOEI BUS: Ikebukuro-Eki Higashiguchi Bus Stop (8 min walk) : IKE65/KE86/TO02/OO40/OO55/KUSA64/KUSA63/UE60.