Fashion and shopping distinct for the elderlies
Sugamo is a shopping district along Yamanote Line that famously caters to the elderly. The front approach to the Togenuki Jizo Temple from Sugamo Station (about 800 meters) is named Jizo Dori Street. The flat and handicap accessible shopping street has rows and rows of shops (about 200 shops) lined up, selling products that ranges from basic fashion accessories like clothes, shoes and hats to handicrafts and more importantly food. Also Japanese tradditional snacks such as sweets, rice crackers and sweet buns are displayed at the shops. Customers enjoy chatting with friendly staffs.