Expat Neighborhoods

Common expat neighborhoods include:

• Minato-ku
• Meguro-ku
• Shibuya-ku
• Setagaya-ku
• Yokohama-city

Rental Housing Cost

Rental housing cost varies depending on the type, size, and location of the property:

Apartment City Centre:
• 1 Bed: 600,000 – 1,500,000 KRW
• 3 Bed: 1,800,000 – 4,500,000 KRW

Apartment Outside of Centre:
• 1 Bed: 400,000 – 900,000 KRW
• 3 Bed: 1,100,000 – 2,300,000 KRW


Local Details


Japan has an efficient transportation network of subway, bus, taxi and speed train. Japanese public transportation is characterized by its punctuality, its superb service, and the large crowds of people using it.

Fun Facts

The cherry blossom is the national symbol of Japan. The trees only flower for one or two weeks a year starting in April.

Tokyo has one of the lowest crime rates per capital of any major city in the world.

Local Currency