Station is located in Aoyama, a
neighborhood of Tokyo in the northeastern
Minato Ward. The station serves
three subway lines – Toei Oedo,
Ginza, and Hanzomon.
is a popular entertainment and shopping
area, known for its fashion houses
and restaurants. Two other places
in Aoyama which are among the most
visited are the Aoyama Cemetery
and the Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium.
is one of Tokyo's largest graveyards.
It is Japan's first municipal cemetery
opened in 1872. It also has a small
foreign section where some noted
foreigners are buried, including
British minister Hugh Fraser, Captain
Francis Brinkley, and Guido Verbeck
Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium
is the headquarters of
the Japan Rugby Football Union.
Completed in 1947, it was originally
called Tokyo Rugby Stadium, but
changed its name to Chichibunomiya
in 1953 to commemorate Prince Chichibu
who was passionate about the sport.
His statue also stands in the stadium.
The stadium can seat 25,194 spectators.
The fifth Rugby World Cup was held
here in 2003, when a large electronic
scoreboard was added to the grounds.