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Houses in Shibuya Ward

Area outline

Shibuya ward in Tokyo is on the western side of the 23 wards, which is a main business, entertainment, and high-end residential ward among the likes of Chiyoda, Minato, Shinjuku, and Chuo wards. Though it is only the 15th largest ward, it has 200,000 residents, though during the day because of business, work, and school, it sees over 500,000 people per day. The area around Shibuya station was a terminal hub for many private rail lines, and it became popular among young people. Recently it has been known for its IT and venture companies. On the Shinjuku side of Shibuya is Harajuku, known as the youth fashion capital of Japan throughout the world, while on the Yoyogi and Meiji Shrine side of Shibuya, there is a large park and historical shrine for a quiet respite. In the north side are high-end residential areas, and near the Meguro river area there is Daikanyama and Ebisu, home to many foreign embassies as well as shopping and fashion brands. Shibuya is very diverse.

Things to see

Shibuya is probably best known for its fashion, so shopping is great in Daiyanyama, around Shibuya station, and Harajuku. Daikanyama seems to be popular for fashion for people in their 20s, while Shibuya's 109 shopping building is best known as the forefront of teen fashion. Harajuku used to be the place for teen fashion, but in recent years is has seen a fusion of more worldwide brands and Korean styles. Also, Yoyogi Park is vast and was used as the site of the Tokyo Olympics in the 60s, so it has facilities to see live concerts or sports. Right nearby is NHK, which is Japan's public broadcaster akin to the BBC. Meiji Shrine is a quiet oasis in the midst of all this.

Lifestyle

Though Shibuya has historically seen a huge influx of people moving in, it seems to be balancing out recently as areas outside are also attracting people. Those who live in the Shoto neighborhood do so to get away from the bustle of the city and to be around more nature, and there is a park as well as an art museum. In nearby Bunkamura you can see plays or go shopping. Around Shinsen and Yoyogi-Uehara, it is more of a normal relaxed lifestyle, that has grown more lively as younger people move in. The ward as a whole is currently putting in efforts toward the future to reduce its carbon footprint and be a more ecologically-minded area.

8 houses with 81rooms in Shibuya Ward

Shibuya Ward in Tokyo: A ward in the west popular with young people

Rental market price in Shibuya Ward

Share House

Average ¥62,815

Apartment

Average ¥116,333

Tenant demographic graph of Shibuya Ward


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