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Owls everywhere!

Owls, the city bird of Toshima, show up all over the city

Toshima City has a deep connection with fukuro (owls).
Sculptures depicting owls are found throughout the city, and there is even a museum dedicated to owls.

Did you know?

Toshima City is shaped like an owl spreading its wings.
Owls are a noteworthy symbol of Toshima City, as evidenced by the Ikefukuro sculpture that serves as a famous meeting spot at Ikebukuro Station’s east exit and the mimizuku (horned owl) dolls made of susuki grass sold in Zoshigaya.