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Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park

Experience culture and art in an open atmosphere at this park, where you can enjoy the fantastical ambience created by fountains and lights, and spend rich time at the cafe.

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Located just a 2-minute walk from Ikebukuro Station, Ikebukuro West Exit Park is affectionately known as the GLOBAL RING.

The outdoor theater, GLOBAL RING THEATRE, equipped with a large LED vision measuring 11m wide and 3m high, and an outdoor stage, is capable of accommodating a variety of programs, including concerts of classical music, dance, and drama.

Music flowing from the large vision and immersive sound system, LED lights installed on five rings, and the fountain in the center of the plaza combine to create original content that provides a healing space, captivating visitors to the park. Serving as a hub for cultural dissemination from Ikebukuro West Exit to the world, the park plays an important role as a center of vibrancy for the Ikebukuro West Exit area and a source of information during disasters.


  • BLUE PARCLOCK - Audio Visual Time Signal Content: Changes while analyzing information such as time zone, weather, temperature, humidity in real-time, with large vision, fountain, and at night, lighting on the ring also coordinated.
  • At the "GLOBAL RING CAFE" in the park, you can experience Japanese culture and tourism information, and enjoy tea, meals, and music.
  • AR Marker: When you hold your smartphone over the ring, the five rings become a staff, and musical notes are displayed on the screen. If you move your smartphone around the ring, the music flows in sync with the movement of the notes, allowing you to experience digital art.


  • Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park

    Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park

  • View at night

    View at night

Official FAQs

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Are coin lockers available?


Not available.


Are there restrooms nearby?


Yes, they're located behind the cafe. There are two for men (2 large, 4 small), five for women, and one multi-purpose restroom.



Name in Japanese
Postal Code
1-8-26 Nishiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Open every day
5:00 am - 1:00 am
(1) approx. 2 min. walk from Ikebukuro Station on the JR Yamanote and Shonan-Shinjuku Lines.
(2) approx. 2 min. walk from Ikebukuro Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi, Yurakucho and Fukutoshin Lines.
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