Kasumigaseki is a district in in , . It is the location of most of Japan's cabinet ministry offices. The name is often used as a metonym for the Japanese government bureaucracy, as opposed to , which refers to the elected government or the legislative branch.

Landmarks in the Area

Railway halt
Kasumigaseki Station is a subway station in , Japan, operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro. Photo: Nyao148, CC BY 3.0.

Public building
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries a cabinet level ministry in the government of Japan responsible for oversight of the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Hibiya Park is a in , , . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Nagatachō is a district of , , located in Ward. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Yūrakuchō is a business district of , Japan, situated in between the and Hibiya Park, southeast of the . Photo: Wikimedia, Copyrighted free use.

Hayabusachō is a district of , , .


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