Yoga Area Guide

A stone's throw away from Shibuya, Yoga is a quiet residential neighborhood located in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. It combines elements of city living, calm residential streets, and scenic nature. Nearby Kinuta Park provides residents with wide open green space. A great example of a balanced neighborhood within commuting distance to downtown Tokyo!



Yoga is a hidden treasure of a residential neighborhood in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo. While the neighborhood might be recognizable by Tokyoites as it’s located on the Denentoshi Line, the calm streets of this area are under the radar for many tourists.

Yoga Station is just one stop away from the ever-popular Futako-Tamagawa area which has been undergoing redevelopment and is becoming one of western Tokyo’s most popular urban-residential hub. Residents of Yoga enjoy the convenience of living close to the entertainment and excitement of Shibuya, without being subjected to dense downtown crowds when they come home.

Key Stats

Average Rent in Yoga

Apartment Type Average Rent ($1 = ¥110)
1R 1K ¥85,900/month ($780)
1LDK 2K 2DK ¥147,600/month ($1,340)
2LDK 3K 3DK ¥202,500/month ($1,840)

Apartments For Rent in Yoga

Train Lines

JR/Subway/Other Line
Tokyu  Denentoshi


Transportation to…  Line Time
Shinjuku Denentoshi (Shibuya), transfer to Yamanote 24 min
Shibuya Denentoshi, direct 12 min
Tokyo Denentoshi (Shibuya), line changes to Hanzomon (Otemachi), transfer to Marunouchi 35 min
Shinagawa Denentoshi (Shibuya), transfer to Yamanote 31 min
Roppongi Denentoshi (Shibuya), line changes to Hanzomon (Aoyama-Itchome), transfer to Oedo 24 min
Yokohama, Kanagawa Denentoshi (Shibuya), transfer to Toyoko 44 min


Yoga is a very livable neighborhood that is directly connected to Shibuya via the Denentoshi Line. With a good variety of major chain stores (including a Kojima Denki and BIC Camera), grocery stores (including OK Store Yoga and FUJI Yoga) and drug stores around the station it’s very convenient for when you have to pick up daily necessities. And, it’s very close to Futako-Tamagawa if you’re looking to browse department stores or enjoy a date night.

The neighborhood is also a much sought after location for families buying single-family homes, as there are excellent public and private schools nearby. These tend to be located further from the station. Seisen International School, a well-regarded Catholic K-12 private school, is located in Yoga. There are also many apartment options near the station, suitable for singles, couples, and small families.

Yoga has a wide range of dining options, from chain restaurants to local favorites. For coffee lovers, WOODBERRY COFFEE ROASTERS is a cozy third-wave coffee joint where you can indulge in your next brew. If you’re a little more old-school, you might appreciate the nostalgic charms of Captain, a cafe with a refined postwar Japan feel (referred to as showappoi). There are also quite a few notable ramen restaurants in the neighborhood, such as Sairaiken. Even ethnic restaurants can be found in this neighborhood; for example, Shukran Kitchen serves delicious Moroccan cuisine.

To the west of Yoga you’ll find Kinuta Park. This expansive open space has plenty of nature for when you need a short escape from the crowds of Tokyo. It’s also a very popular spot for cherry blossom viewing picnics (hanami).

Being located close to Shibuya does have its price though, literally. Rent around Yoga does tend to be a little higher compared to other Setagaya Ward neighborhoods, due to the neighborhood’s well built-up shopping and dining options. But, if you factor in the amount of time you might be saving on your commute compared to other areas, you might find that living in Yoga is quite reasonable.

Yoga Apartments

Apartments for rent near Yoga Station:

There are plenty of apartments around the Yoga neighborhood to meet all a variety of requirements! If a low price is your priority, it’s possible to rent studio apartments in Yoga for as low as ¥62,000 per month! Those looking for a little more space can find 1LDK apartments close to Yoga Station starting at ¥115,000 on our website. Use the search tools on our website to fine-tune your apartment hunt and find the apartment that matches your needs!

Apartments For Rent in Yoga

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