Sangen-jaya Restaurant Guide

Sangenjaya is in the center of Setagaya Ward in Tokyo.It is often called "Sancha" for short.With many celebrities living in Sangenjaya and an increase of fine cafes, it has come to have a fashionable image. A popular place to live as well.Its proximity to Shibuya is another reason for its popularity.Sangenjaya also has many retro sights. In front of Sangenjaya Station, there are busy shopping streets established during the postwar years such as the Nakamise Shotengai (Echo Nakamise Shotengai) built in 1950. Sangenjaya fuses a traditional shitamachi atmosphere with a quiet residential area.A street performance festival called Art Town Sancha de Daidogei was started in 1997 by local shopping street associations and the Setagaya Arts Center.You can enjoy performers from all over the world presenting at venues throughout the area, and also enjoy food and drinks from vendors at the local shopping district.It has now become very popular as an annual fall event. Also, in the summer, Awa Odori folk dance festival takes place.

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