- Akasaka, Tokyo
Akasaka (赤坂) ("Red Slope") is a residential and commercial district of
Minato, Tokyo, located west of the government center in Nagatachō and north of the Ropponginightlife district.
Akasaka (including the neighboring area of Aoyama) was a ward of
Tokyo Cityfrom 1878to 1947, and maintains a branch office of the Minato City government.
Akasaka Palaceand State Guest House
*Embassy of the United States,
Cambodia, Canada, Iraq, Spainand Syria
Ark Hillsand Suntory Hall
Tokyo Midtown- currently the tallest high-rise complex in Tokyo
The Gallery Saatchi & Saatchi- now closed
Companies based in Akasaka
JETRO(Japan External Trade Organization)
Tokyo Broadcasting System
Becton, Dickinson and Company
The Japanese offices of
Citigroup, Milbank Tweedand Clifford Chanceare also located in Akasaka.
Akasaka Station (Tokyo)(Chiyoda Line)
Akasaka-mitsuke Station(Hanzomon Line, Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line)
Aoyama-itchōme Station(Hanzomon Line, Ginza Line, Toei Oedo Line)
Nogizaka Station(Chiyoda Line)
Tameike-Sannō Station(Ginza Line, Namboku Line)
Akasaka's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the
Minato City Board of Education( [http://www.city.minato.tokyo.jp/kyoiku_e/index.html] in English, [http://www.city.minato.tokyo.jp/kyoiku/index.html] in Japanese). Akasaka High School[http://www.akasaka-h.metro.tokyo.jp/] is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.
The Akasaka Library exists in Akasaka. [http://www.city.minato.tokyo.jp/e/liv/serv/com/com03.html]
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