What Is Kita-Senju Station Area Like?

What Is Kita-Senju Station Area Like?

2020-04-17

Town & Local Area Info

When moving to a new house, how do you choose which area to live in?
We all have different priorities as to what makes a place comfortable: public security, accessibility to schools and work places, abundance in shopping facilities, etc.
No matter the preference, it is often difficult to find a suitable area without acquiring enough understanding of the place in advance.

In this article, I’ll tell you about the public transportation and atmosphere of Kita-Senju Station area.
To those who are interested in Kita-Senju Station area, or are on the lookout for a good place to live in―this may be the article for you.

What Is Kita-Senju Station Like?

Kita-Senju Station in Adachi ward, ranks in 6th place for Japan’s busiest stations(as of year 2018), following major terminals stations such as Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ikebukuro, Osaka Umeda, and Yokohama. As a side note, Tokyo ranks in 7th place. Surprisingly, Kita-Senju serves for more passengers annually than the enormous Tokyo Station.

After the year 2000, the station premises underwent redevelopment, and more commercial facilities and large scale apartments were built. This improved not only the transportation, but also the shopping environment, giving Kita-Senju a tremendous leap in convenience.
Kita-Senju has two exits: east and west. There are many Japanese pubs on either sides, so the place is great for those who enjoy drinking.

Public Transport And Accessibility Of Kita-Senju Station

≪Trains Running Through Kita-Senju Station≫
(1) JR Jōban Line
(2) Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
(3) Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line
(4) Tsukuba Express
(5) Tobu Isesaki Line

≪Approximate Travel Time From Kita-Senju Station To Central Stations≫
– Shinjuku Station: 30 min (1 transfer)
– Tokyo Station: 20 min (0 transfer)
– Roppongi Station: 35 min (0 transfer)
– Shinagawa Station: 30 min (0 transfer)
– Ikebukuro Station: 25 min (1 transfer)
– Shibuya Station: 45 min (0 transfer)

As shown above, from Kita-Senju, many of the terminal stations can be reached without any transfers, which justifies for its high ranking.

Popular Restaurants Around Kita-Senju Station

(1) Kobayashi
A ramen store around 7 minute walk away from west exit of Kita-Senju Station. Their Chinese noodles (700 yen) are delicious. But what’s more appealing than the dishes is the store’s distinct atmosphere. Arriving at the store, customers would look for the entrance―as any would do first―to be surprised by its exterior. The order style is also unique, as well as the atmosphere while waiting for the dish to be served. This store is great for single customers or for couples. Enjoy a quiet atmosphere along with your bowl of ramen.
●Restaurant Information
Address: 8-17 Senjukotobukicho, Adachi City, Tokyo
Opening Hours:[Tues.~Sun.]
11:30~14:00
18:00~21:00
Regular Holidays: Mondays

(2) Bird Court
A yakitori(grilled chicken skewers) restaurant located 5 minute walk away from west exit of Kita-Senju Station. It’s an one-Michelin-starred restaurant! Choose from a variety of menus using a high-brand chicken raised in Ibaraki Prefecture called the Okukuji Shamo. The dishes can be ordered in two ways: course menu or ala carte(only course menus are available on Fridays and Saturdays).
Rather than going alone, this restaurant is perfect for dates and other special occasions for groups.
Takeaway is also available, so it’s great for stopping by to grab something for home drinking.
●Restaurant Information
Address: 3-68 Senju, Adachi City, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 17:30~22:30(22:00 L.O.)
Regular Holidays: Sundays and Mondays
Store Link: http://birdcourt.com/

Main Shopping Facilities In Kita-Senju Station Area

●Supermarket
SEIJO ISHII Lumine Kitasenju(10:30~20:30) 1 min walk from Kita-Senju station
KITANO ACE Marui Syokuyukan Kitasenju(10:00~23:00)1 min walk from Kita-Senju Station
Super Tanaka(9:00~23:00) Several stores located around Kita-Senju Station
And more.

●Drugstore (Medical supplies & Daily Life Essentials)
Cocokara Fine(10:00~22:00)Several stores located around Kitas-Senju Station
Matsumoto Kiyoshi Kitasenju(9:00~22:00))4 min walk from Kita-Senju Station

●Other Large Scale Shopping Facilities
・LUMINE(10:00~22:00)Directly linked to Kita-Senju Station
・Marui(10:30~20:30)1 min walk from Kita-Senju Station
All the shopping facilities and chain stores you’d need are gathered here. Whether you are shopping for miscellaneous goods, clothes, or food, you wouldn’t need to get out of Kita-Senju to find it.

Rental Market Value In Kita-Senju Station Area

●General Rent Values From A Current Real Estate Agent
[For Singles] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1K
▹10 min walk from station⇒79,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒72,000 yen~

[For Couples] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 1LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒117,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒110,000 yen~

[For Families] Separate Bath and Toilet/ 2nd floor and above/ 2LDK
▹10 min walk from station⇒158,000 yen~
▹15 min walk from station⇒150,000 yen~

With all the shopping facilities concentrated around the station, apartments closer to the station may have noise issues.

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Although never in first place for the most livable town, Kita-Senju is frequently in the top ten, and has been gaining noticeable popularity.
More articles are available for other station areas, so be sure to check them out to find your ideal location.

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