Setagaya is in western , and is the most populous and the second largest of the city's 23 wards. Setagaya has about 938,000 residents. Setagaya is situated west of .

Notable Places in the Area

Shinto shrine
Shōin Shrine, located in Setagaya, Tokyo, is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirit of Yoshida Shōin, an activist during the Edo era. Photo: MASA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tram stop
Shōin Jinja-mae Station is a railway station on the Tokyu Setagaya Line in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, operated by . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Shimokitazawa is a commercial and entertainment district in Setagaya, Tokyo. is situated 2 km northeast of Setagaya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is situated 4½ km east of Setagaya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

For the young and fashionable teenager, spending time in on the weekends is practically a necessity. is situated 5 km northeast of Setagaya. Photo: Shinjiro, CC BY 3.0.


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