This shrine honours General Nogi Maresuke, a famed commander in the Russo-Japanese War. Hours after Emperor Meiji's funerary procession...
General Nogi’s Residence
This wooden residence, next to Nogi-jinja, is where General Nogi and his wife committed ritual suicide on the death of Emperor Meiji....
Part of the public space surrounding the Tokyo Midtown development. Some 140 cherry, camphor and other trees that were on the former...
It has hearty macrobiotic lunch sets of vegetable curry with salad and miso soup, or a variety of veggie and grain dishes perfect for...
7-2-21 Akasaka · interesting places nearby
Sōgetsu Kaikan information
Sōgetsu is one of Japan’s leading schools of avant-garde ikebana, offering classes in English. Even if you have no interest in flower arranging, it’s worth taking a peek in for the building (1977) designed by Tange Kenzō, and the giant, climbable piece of installation art by the revered Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi, which occupies the lobby.