As written on the title, we went to one of the most famous districts in Tokyo… Ikebukuro! Our main purpose was to visit Tokyu Hands- a large department store that sells almost everything you could ever need.
But actually, there are other districts in Tokyo where you can find Tokyu Hands, like Shibuya, Shinjuku and Ginza.
So, why did we choose the one in Ikebukuro?
You guessed it, it is the only store that also has a CAT’s HOUSE inside it!!
Neko means ‘Cat’ and it’s located in Ikebukuro, hence the name: NEKOBUKURO♡
If you are following our Instagram accounts (@elleyamada and @jessyamada), you might have seen our posts about cat cafes. We’ve visited 2 cat cafes so far, and basically, a cat cafe is a place where you can go spend some time with these lovely furry friends while enjoying some snacks.
Nekobukuro is called a cat’s house because they don’t serve any kind of snacks and you are not allowed to eat or drink there either. That’s why the admission fee is also cheaper than the usual cat cafes (1,000 yen for couples with no time limit).
Anyway, once you’ve arrived at Tokyu Hands (Ikebukuro), you will see this big poster in front of the entrance:
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BUT, when I tried to pick him up and put him on my lap, a female employee came out and prohibited me to do that! Usually in other cat cafes you are allowed to pick up the cats as long as you’re not standing up!! FML :(((