Kurihira station is on the Odakyu Tama line, busy during rush hour commutes. Nearby are Yukaisokai Kurihira, and Kurikimitake shrine. Average Oakhouse share house rent is 44,000 yen, lower than nearby areas. It is a safe area, and within 30 minutes or so of Shinjuku and Shibuya by train.
Kurihira station is in Asao ward in Kawasaki ciyty, Kanagawa prefecture. It is on the Odakyu Tama line. It opened relatively recently, in 1974, and underwent renovations in 2006, which installed solar panels. Average daily ridership is 23,000. The Tama line has only 8 stops total, so if you use an express service you can get to Shin-Yurigaoka in just one stop. All the express services on the Tama line stop at Kurihira. There are no escalators, but there are elevators.
Places to see
Though there are not many sightseeing spots to speak of around Kurihira station, there are still a couple of places of note. Yukaisokai Kurihira is a hot spring/sauna facility where you can enjoy many different kinds of baths. They offer a wide variety of services so it is recommended to see what they have to offer.
Kurikimitake Shrine is a 10-minute walk from the station. It is dedicated to Shinto deities like Yamato Takera and Susano'o. On the site are koma-inu statues and torii gates that were originally at the former Yakumo Shrine. It covers a large area with several comparatively new shrine buildings, the main ones of which are decorated beautifully.
Other places of note include Shirotori Shrine, and further away is a soccer field used by the Kawasaki football/soccer team, Frontale.
The average age of residents living around Kurihira station is rather high, and they have lived in this area for a long time. This means it's a rather quiet area where you can expect a laid-back lifestyle. Plus, there are many nature spots nearby. It is a safe place to raise a faily. There is just 1 supermarket near the station, but there are also a drugstore, bookstore, and some places to eat and drink. This is mostly a residential area, so if you want to live really close to the station this is a good choice. You can get to Shinjuku in around 30 minutes, or Tokyo or Ueno or Shibuya in around 30.