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Sangenjaya is a convenient place to live, because it is close to the center of Tokyo, Shibuya. Many popular facilities in the area and Sangenjaya has grown to a place with many people visiting for shopping and restaurants. In and around Sangenjaya there are a few international educational facilities, from international elementary school to international universities, so it is not surprising that a lot of international families have moved to this area to be closer to the international schools. A smaller Shibuya with a mix of Japanese and international families and younger people, that is actually what you can think about Sangenjaya.
Sangenjaya means san=three, gen=building, ja or cha = tea, ya=shop, basically three tea houses. Nowadays Sangenjaya is better known for hip coffee shops and cafes, but there are some tea shops and tea related cafes, see below for more information.
Sangenjaya station is in 12 minutes reachable from Shibuya station by train. The trains which are coming to Sangenjaya,
Some historical facts about Sangenjaya:
Interesting points about Sangenjaya:
For knowing the area a bit better, a map with images:
This is about Sangenjaya in Setagaya-ku, but in walking distance, you can easily continue to Mishuku and Ikejiri, before you reach Shibuya. To know more about Mishuku and Ikejiri, see our guide map:
To-do-list of Mishuku & Ikejiri
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