Yutenji Area Guide

Yutenji is a residential neighborhood found close to central Meguro Ward, Tokyo. It has a reputation as a very livable neighborhood that has easy access to some of Tokyo's most famous and stylish areas like Daikanyama and downtown Shibuya. What Yutenji might lack in terms of nightlife it more than makes up for in providing a calm and quiet environment.

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Location

You will find the neighborhood of Yutenji close to the center of Meguro Ward. Meguro Ward is well known in general for its number of stylish and trendy neighborhoods, including the likes of Naka-Meguro and Jiyugaoka. Yutenji lies more on the residential end of the spectrum of neighborhoods, but that could work in the favor of apartment seekers looking for a calm, livable neighborhood close to Shibuya.

Key Stats

Average Rent in Yutenji

Apartment Type Average Rent ($1 = ¥110)
1R 1K ¥104,800/month ($950)
1LDK 2K 2DK ¥183,400/month ($1,670)
2LDK 3K 3DK ¥232,900/month ($2,120)

Apartments For Rent in Yutenji

Train Lines

JR/Subway/Other Line
Tokyu  Toyoko

Accessibility

Transportation to…  Line Time
Shinjuku Toyoko (Shibuya), transfer to Yamanote 21 min
Shibuya Toyoko, direct 6 min
Tokyo Toyoko (Naka-Meguro), transfer to Hibiya (Kasumigaseki), transfer to Marunouchi 28 min
Shinagawa Toyoko (Shibuya), transfer to Yamanote 28 min
Roppongi Toyoko (Naka-Meguro), transfer to Hibiya 14 min
Yokohama, Kanagawa Toyoko (Jiyugaoka), transfer to Toyoko Limited Express 26 min

Livability

Yutenji enjoys a reputation as a pleasant and livable neighborhood on the outskirts of Shibuya. Close by areas like Naka-Meguro and Daikanyama might be more appealing to those looking for lively nightlife and cutting-edge Tokyo fashion. Although Yutenji isn’t as high-ranking in terms of popularity as the aforementioned neighborhoods, you’ll be just a quick train ride away from them.

Within Yutenji you will find the Sakae Dori Shopping Street, a small stretch of road that is home to local shops and restaurants. It’s an area that preserves the old-school traditional feel of Tokyo in the postwar era.


Yutenji Apartments

Apartments for rent near Yutenji Station:

The proximity to Shibuya and other popular areas of Tokyo make Yutenji a very convenient neighborhood. If you take a look at the listings for apartments in Yutenji on our site, you’ll find that 1R studio apartments in Yutenji can be found for as low as 60,000 per month!

Apartments For Rent in Yutenji

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Lead photo: Carlos Donderis via Flickr


Dive Deeper

Yutenji is located in the popular and energetic Meguro Ward, Tokyo. Home to the Meguro River which is lined with cherry trees that bloom fantastically in the spring (pictured). Read more about what makes Meguro Ward such an appealing neighborhood for apartment seekers moving to Tokyo! Photo: Dick Thomas via Flickr

  • Meguro is a predominantly residential ward, bordering Shibuya Ward to the south and located just west of the six central wards of Tokyo. It is known for its high-end residential neighborhoods, including AobadaiHimonyaTakaban, and Kakinokizaka; and fashionable shopping areas such as Jiyugaoka and Naka Meguro. Meguro is a popular residential choice for foreigners living in Tokyo due to its relaxed living environment, abundant green spaces, and convenient location near ShibuyaDaikanyamaEbisu, and Roppongi. Read the in-depth guide to Meguro Ward here!