Ebisu/Daikanyama

Collected and chic, Ebisu and Daikanyama exude classic style and high-end comfort.

Unquestionably more tranquil than nearby Shibuya, Ebisu and Daikanyama share their neighbor’s attention to immaculate appearances. Upscale, poised, and stylishly coiffed, this central Tokyo area’s winding streets, open-air cafes, art spaces, and salons lend it a distinctly European ambiance. Switch between stirring lattes and sipping Sapporos at Yebisu Garden Place or simply watch the sidewalk as denizens of the neighborhood’s casual avant-garde go about their days.

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On the Map

Ebisu/Daikanyama is within Shibuya District and bordered by Nakameguro, Shibuya, Meguro District, Minato District, and Shinagawa District

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

Haneda Airport: 30 minutes by car or 55 minutes by public transit
Narita Airport: 1 hour & 5 minutes by car or 1 hour & 40 minutes by public transit
Shinjuku Station: 20 minutes by public transit
Ueno Station: 40 minutes by public transit
Tokyo Tower: 30 minutes by public transit

Ebisu and Daikanyama: Contemporary Classics In Central Tokyo

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Equal parts stylish and serene, Ebisu and Daikanyama attract casually poised crowds to their boutiques, brew houses, and tachinomi bars.

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Slightly removed from the hustle of Tokyo's center but easily reached by subway and train, Ebisu and Daikanyama are awash in well-groomed society.

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Nestled next to fast-paced Shibuya, the area does its part to alleviate residents' stressors.

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Instead of rushing, Ebisu and Daikanyama locals relax in superlative fashion.

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They snack at patisseries instead of bakeries and shop at boutiques instead of clothing stores.

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Winding alleyways and meandering side streets lead to green park spaces and rolling knolls.

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The neighborhood offers a hip and local feel with immediate public transport access to all other amazing central Tokyo areas as well."

Daikanyama's Boutique Culture

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On-the-forefront fashion destinations fill Daikanyama's streets.

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The area trades conventional department stores for exclusive boutiques.

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Hip and fashion-forward, Daikanyama's boutiques sell today what's in your magazine's editorial spread tomorrow.

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Furniture stores, skate shops, interior design studios, and art galleries also populate the area.

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For Tokyoites who wear fashion first, Daikanyama remains a destination.

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The neighborhood around Ebisu Station is bustling with activity every night of the week and a restaurant and bar hub for a slightly more mature crowd. Ebisu is a distinctive neighborhood in that it has a blend of modern style and old school charm in the boutiques, markets, and pub-lined alleys around the station."

Fermentation and Distillation of Culture: Yebisu Garden Place

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Named for a Japanese god of fortune, Ebisu, Yebisu Beer was brewed in 1890 by Japan Beer. Japan Beer transformed into Sapporo Breweries and still pours the same legendary draft.

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The neighborhood adopted its name from the train station that was built in 1901 to deliver and distribute the beer.

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When the brewery relocated in 1988, Ebisu redeveloped the grounds as a public attraction, Yebisu Garden Place.

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Outdoor cafes, chic restaurants, and city museums complement the malted beverages.

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Together with the trendy neighboring communities of Daikanyama and Hiroo, Ebisu has boutiques, vintage stores and patisseries all within easy walking distance...Therefore, Ebisu is one of the most expensive places to live in in Tokyo."

Patio Side Dining In Ebisu and Daikanyama

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Izakaya-style restaurants, English-style pubs, and tachinomi bars (the cool old-fashioned kind where you stand and drink) make up Ebisu and Daikanyama's culinary repertoire.

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Most of the area's trend-savvy establishments tuck into nooks that turn off of Kyu Yamate Dori, a charmingly aging area of Ebisu.

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Contemporary Japanese restaurants commingle with organic cafes and Italian pizzerias in this cosmopolitan feeling area.

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The Superb Silence of Ebisu and Daikanyama's Residential Streets

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Ebisu and Daikanyama keep their entryways tidy and their sidewalks swept.

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The area's orderliness contributes to its clean and classic appearance.

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Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Raymond is a Travel, Lifestyle and Portrait photographer originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Growing up, his family lived in many places including Hokkaido, Japan. Influenced by his father, he took his first photography class at age fourteen. Later Raymond moved to New York and assisted the legendary photographer Steven Klein. Raymond splits his time between New York and Tokyo. His work has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, GQ, Travel + Leisure and many others. Over the span of his career he has shot thirty four countries.

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Masaru studied Photography at Parsons The New School for Design in NYC. He has 25 years experience photographing social and human rights issues in Asia and South America. After spending many years abroad, he has begun to focus on his own country of Japan. He established Reminders Photography Stronghold in Tokyo in 2013, a curated membership gallery making multi-photographic activities possible. His photographs have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek Japan, and many others.

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