Best Places to Live in Tokyo

September 12, 2018
inogashira park in tokyo


Kichijoji is considered to be one of the most popular choices of individuals, couples as well as families to live. The area consists of shopping districts, department stores, supermarkets, universities, etc. The atmosphere in Kichijoji is relaxed is also known as a university town with huge parks.

Notably, Kichijoji is situated on a 20 minute train ride from Shinjuku and Shibuya. Apart from this Inokashira Park is also in close vicinity.


Known for small pleasant restaurants, pubs and standing bars, Ebisu is one of the most popular towns among women. The city is also famous for its Ebisu Garden Place where there is everything for everyone like offices, residential spaces, shops, restaurants, entertainment, and cultural attractions.

The town is also well-connected as main train lines like JR Yamanoto line and the Hibiya Line run to through the station. Notably, the lifestyle of Ebisu is quite expensive, but it will surely boost your status.


Inhabited since prehistoric times, Meguro is convenient and culturally-rich downtown. Centrally located, Meguro is considered to be laid back the city and walking around in the city gives a sophisticated feeling. Apart from this, the local shops offer exclusive products which are not found everywhere. The connectivity is extremely good as many trains run through the city.


Another town which is popular among women, Jiyugaoka is considered to be an upper-class town. A lot of modern cafes and shops gives the feeling of Sunday even on Fridays. Meguro is considered to be one of the best cities for the students as well as working individuals. The city is located only 10 minutes away from Shibuya if traveling by express train.


Ikebukuro is a perfect example which shows the growth of Tokyo. Till late 1931, Ikebukuro was a village, but now it is one of the largest shopping and entertainment districts. You can see many restaurants/shops which attract women of the age group from 20-40 years. Located at the edge of Tokyo, the town gives a downtown feel and is considered as better residential area in comparison of other large downtowns.


Known for manga and anime shops, Nakano has witnessed the city planning which gives it a much modern look. Nakano is also considered as one of the most populated Tokyo’s neighborhoods. ‘Nakano Broadway’ is one of the most famous shops in the town whereas ‘Nakano Sun Plaza’ is popular for hosting concerts and weddings.

The neighborhood is considered to be one of the best places to live in Tokyo despite being the most densely populated town.

Apart from the places described above, ,there are few other places which can also be an option to live in Tokyo. The places are Shinjuku, Nakameguro, Ogikubo, Shibuya, Azabu, Hiroo, Omotesando, Denenchofu, Yoyogi, Toranomon, etc.

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