Gaiemmae Station is located in the posh Aoyama/Omotesando area of Minato Ward of Tokyo, not far from Omotesando Station. It is served by the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line.



TEPIA was founded in 1989 as a memorial to technology and the information industry. TEPIA Plaza, its headquarters, is located just 4 minutes walk from Gaiemmae Station. It also includes a hall, conference rooms, and an exhibition area that are available on rent. TEPIA also offers an IT literacy program for housewives, the elderly, and people with hearing impairments.


The main hall of the complex, TEPIA Hall, is located on the Fourth Floor. This hall can accommodate 144 people if arranged in study format, and 250 if arranged in theater format. It also features advanced simultaneous interpretation facilities for international conferences and seminars; and a teleconferencing system that allows exchange of images from far off areas. The hall can also be divided into smaller areas with the use of movable dividers. The Exhibition Hall is on the Third Floor. The exhibitions here focus on advanced technology with special emphasis on machinery and information industries. There are two conference rooms on the basement levels. One is on the First Level Basement, which can accommodate 63 people if arranged in study format, or 108 if arranged in theater format; and the other on the Second Level Basement which can accommodate 36 people in study format, or 60 in theater format. Both these basement halls are equipped with the latest multimedia equipment and are ideal for seminars and presentations. The main TEPIA Hall on the Fourth Floor, the Exhibition Hall, and the First Level Basement Conference Room are available on rent


Nezu Institute of Fine Arts


The Nezu Institute of Fine Arts is located a short walk from Gaiemmae Station. This museum was founded by Kaichiru Nezu in 1940 and houses his private collection of Oriental art objects. These include paintings, calligraphy, sculpture, ceramics, textiles and archaeological materials, as well as objects in lacquer, metal, wood and Buddhist art from different periods. These objects number over 7000, seven of which are designated as National Treasures, eighty-four pieces have been labeled Important Cultural Properties, and ninety six, Important Art Objects. The museum grounds are also beautiful with a Japanese-style garden with lanterns and a pond.

The Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, which is the perfect place to look at all aspects of Japanese art, is open every day (except Mondays) from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Entrance fee is a 1000 yens for adults and 700 yens for students.


(Nezu Institute of Fine Arts is closed these days for renovation and will re-open in the autumn of 2009.)



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