Aoyama is one of the high-class residential area placed at Minato ward. Its sophisticated streetscape holds the power to bewitch many people, and are featured a lot on magazines or TV and other medias. You might even have chance to meet some celebrities there, since it is very famous city to visit in Tokyo. This area holds “Omotesando” station served by Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line and “Gaienmae” station served by Tokyo Metro Ginza Line. In addition, you can also walk from “Shibuya” station or “Harajuku” station on JR Yamanote line. Its accessibility enables people to gather up from all kinds of areas in Tokyo.
Taking a walk down the several streets, you can feel the adult society mood of Aoyama. Each street have their own character; Aoyama-dori street, the main street of Aoyama, which is intersected with Omotesando street, Miyuki-dori street and Kotto-dori street etc.
The luxury and high-end fashion brand boutiques such as Prada or COMME des GARÇONS etc, are concentrated in Miyuki-dori street, and many apparel business-related people with unique fashion gathers up around. Dotted with several galleries and art museums, this area symbolizes an aspect of Aoyama to transmit the new culture of Japan to the world. On the other hand, taking about a 10 minute walk from this trend-conscious area, there are National Stadium, Jingu stadium and Meiji jingu gain with an environment of lush greenery. Such a rich environment to enjoy walking, jogging or doing sports around this fascinated area lays a huge enchantment on living in Aoyama.
Feb. 14, 2017