Ikejiriohashi Area Guide

Ikejiriohashi resides where three different neighborhoods collide: Ikejiri, Ohashi, and Higashiyama. It straddles the border of Setagaya Ward and Meguro Ward, creating an area that has a very livable urban feel. Plenty of restaurants and bars in the area for exploring a vibrant nightlife, while wide sidewalks along the main roads and plenty of supermarkets for daily necessities make it easy to live in.

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Location

Ikejiriohashi is located right on the border between Meguro Ward and Setagaya Ward in Tokyo. Its address places it technically in Meguro Ward, though. Very technically speaking, Ikejiriohashi is the name of the station, which is the point where three different neighborhoods intersect: Ikejiri, Ohashi, and Higashiyama. The area around Ikejiriohashi resides just outside the crowds around downtown Shibuya, and has a very different atmosphere. The streets of Ikejiriohashi offer residents a calmer side of Tokyo with plenty of parks and green space. The Meguro River runs through the neighborhood, so most apartments in the area are close enough to be within walking distance to the many parks lining the river. The cherry trees along the river attract many visitors during hanami (cherry blossom viewing) season in the spring, and you’ll find many street food vendors along the road, creating a very lively community feeling.

Key Stats

Average Rent in Ikejiriohashi

Apartment Type Average Rent ($1 = ¥110)
1R 1K ¥111,200/month ($1,010)
1LDK 2K 2DK ¥245,900/month ($2,240)
2LDK 3K 3DK ¥327,000/month ($2,970)

Apartments For Rent in Ikejiriohashi

Train Lines

JR/Subway/Other Line
Tokyu  Denentoshi

Accessibility

Transportation to…  Line Time
Shinjuku Denentoshi (Shibuya), transfer to Yamanote 15 min
Shibuya Denentoshi, direct 4 min
Tokyo (Otemachi) Denentoshi (Shibuya), train continues on Hanzomon 26 min
Shinagawa Denentoshi (Shibuya), transfer to Yamanote 23 min
Roppongi Denentoshi (Shibuya), train continues on Hanzomon (Aoyama-itchome), transfer to Oedo 17 min
Yokohama, Kanagawa Denentoshi (Shibuya), transfer to Tokyu Toyoko Line 38 min

Livability

Ikejiriohashi ranks high in terms of livability thanks to the calm streets, availability of supermarkets, and quick transportation to a major city hub (Shibuya). You’ll even find a variety of restaurants, cafes, and izakaya (Japanese bar) around the area, since nearby neighborhoods include Naka-meguro and Sangenjaya. With all this convenience in the neighborhood, it shouldn’t come at a surprise that the average rent for the area tends to be on the high end.

Near Ikekiriohashi Station you’ll find the Meguro Sky Garden, a rooftop garden built over the junction of two major expressways. This junction was established in 2013 and the large complex also comprises an apartment building, library, and shops.


Ikejiriohashi Apartments

Apartments for rent near Ikejiriohashi Station:

Ikejiriohashi is one of those neighborhoods where it’s hard to find a fault. For those looking to move close to Shibuya, this is definitely a neighborhood to browse. For those who are single and looking to take advantage of the location close to hotspot neighborhoods, 1R studio apartments near Ikejiriohashi start at around ¥70,000 per month. You can use the search tools on our website to find an apartment that meets your needs! For example, those looking for a spacious 1LDK apartment within 10 min from the nearest station can find what they’re looking for on our website!

Apartments For Rent in Ikejiriohashi

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Dive Deeper

Another alternative to the Ikejiriohashi neighborhood is Sangenjaya, just one stop away on the Denentoshi Line. This neighborhood offers a great balance of residential calmness and urban conveniences!

  • Sangenjaya is a well-known residential neighborhood in Setagaya Ward. It is a unique and vibrant area that offers great livability for those who want to be less than 10-min away from Shibuya. Multiple 24-hr supermarkets, an abundance of dining options, and excellent access to downtown Tokyo are what appeal to apartment seekers the most. The laid-back residential vibe is great for families, and the wide selection of bars and restaurants at your doorstep is a bonus for singles. Read the in-depth guide to Sangenjaya here!