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 Roppongi nightlife district.

Akasaka (including the neighboring area of Aoyama) was a ward of Tokyo City from 1878 to 1947, and maintains a branch office of the Minato City government.

Notable sites

Companies based in Akasaka

The Japanese offices of Citigroup, Milbank Tweed and Clifford Chance are also located in Akasaka.

Subway stations



Akasaka's public elementary and junior high schools are operated by the Minato City Board of Education ( in English, in Japanese).

Akasaka High School is operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Board of Education.


The Akasaka Library exists in Akasaka.

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