Toranomon Station is a subway station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line located between the Toranomon district of Minato Ward and the Kasumigaseki area of Chiyoda Ward. It is one of the originating stations for Ginza Line – two trains originating each morning, one going in each direction.


Toranomon in Minato is located next to Kasumigaseki in Chiyoda, home to Japan's cabinet ministries. It is actually from Toranomon that government offices and buildings begin and multiply as one gets closer to Kasumigaseki. The streets of Toranomon are set neatly at right angles making it easy for people to get around. There are also quite a few restaurants in the area which cater mainly to the government employees working in the area.


Konpira Shrine


Located among the buildings of Toranomon, a short walk from Toranomon Station is the Konpira Shrine. Dedicated to Konpira, the guardian deity of seafarers and fishermen, the shrine is believed to have been built in the seventeenth century. The shrine is constructed in typical Edo taste with carved pillars and copper torii . A large garden surrounds the shrine. As Konpira Shrine is located in a busy office district, few people visit it, except for the workers of the nearby offices who are often seen relaxing on the shrine grounds.


Citizens' International Plaza


The Citizens' International Plaza was opened in 1999 “ to promote international cooperation based on unique regional features and to encourage cooperation between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and local authorities”. Besides being involved in various international activities, it also provides services like providing resource materials and knowhow to NGOs and interested individuals. Located 5 minutes from Toranomon Station, the Citizens' International Plaza also has a large collection of material on display that include local and international government and NGO pamphlets and newsletters; material related international cooperation promotion plans; photo displays; and videos. The Plaza is jointly managed and operated by CLAIR and the Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC).


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