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JICA Headquarters

Text-based access directions

The nearest stations are Kojimachi Station (the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line (Y15)), Yotsuya Station (the JR Line (JC04 / JB14), the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M12) & Namboku Line (N08)), Hanzomon Station (the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line (Z05)), and Ichigaya Station (the JR Line (JB15), the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (N09) & the Toei Subway Shinjuku Line). The route from each station is explained below.

[Kojimachi Station on the Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line (Y15)] about 2 minutes' walk

Go out Exit 5 (stairs only from the ticket gate) and walk towards the left along the road in front of you (Nippon Television Street). You will hear the sound of cars driving past on your right. At the first traffic light (in front of 7-Eleven), turn left at the corner instead of crossing the street. Go straight, with the parking lot to your left. The square (open space) past the parking lot is the entrance to JICA headquarters. The front door is set a short distance back from the street. There is a security guard around the entrance. Tactile paving is installed on the premises, which is set back 5 to 6 meters from the sidewalk. Please note that the tactile paving leads to the entrance to the residential part of the building and does not guide you to JICA's entrance. Cross the tactile paving and walk toward the JICA headquarters entrance, which will be in front and slightly to the left (11 o'clock). Go through the automatic doors and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Go through another set of automatic doors and inside you will find the JICA reception desk.

[Yotsuya Station on the JR Line (JC04 / JB14)] about 8 minutes' walk

Go out the Kojimachi Exit, straight and angle slightly to the right (1 o'clock). Go straight in the direction of Kojimachi 6-chome and until you reach a pedestrian crossing. Tactile paving is installed in front of the pedestrian crossing. The crossing has a sound signal. After crossing at the pedestrian crossing, follow the main street. You will hear the sound of cars driving past on your right. Cross the first small pedestrian crossing (no traffic light, with tactile paving at the corner) and keep going straight. Cross the second small pedestrian crossing (no traffic light, with tactile paving at the corner) and go straight until you come to the third pedestrian crossing (with traffic light and tactile paving, no sound signal). Do not cross. Instead, turn left. Leave the main street and follow the sidewalk, walking on the right side of the road. After walking about 1 meter, turn left instead of crossing the road. Go straight. You will walk down a slight slope. After the slope, continue going straight for a while. Cross the first intersection at the pedestrian crossing (no traffic light or tactile paving) and then immediately turn right and prepare to cross again. After crossing the intersection, turn left and walk straight ahead. You will hear cars to your left, and there will be a large open square to your right. As you walk along the path, you will come to the tactile paving in front of the front doors to the JICA headquarters. The tactile paving continues on to the Braille guide board located at the side of the front doors. Go through the automatic doors and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Go through another set of automatic doors and inside you will find the JICA reception desk. There are two sets of tactile paving at the front doors of the JICA headquarters building: the ones leading from the east side (guide to the front door of the residential part of the building) and the ones leading from the west side (guide to the front doors of the JICA headquarters). If you are coming from Yotsuya Station, you should find the tactile paving leading to the front doors of the JICA headquarters first.

[Yotsuya Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M12) & Namboku Line (N08)] about 10 minutes' walk

Go out Exit 1 (Akasaka Exit) and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Walk along the tactile paving and cross the elevated bridge. You will hear the sound of cars on the main street in front of you. When you come to the sidewalk of the main street, turn right. Go straight, and you should be hearing the sound of cars driving past on your left. Cross the first big intersection (Yotsuya Station Front Intersection) at the pedestrian crossing (with traffic light and sound signal) toward the left. After crossing, walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock) until you come to a pedestrian crossing to your right (with traffic light and tactile paving, no sound signal). Go straight and cross in the direction of Kojimachi 6-chome. After crossing the pedestrian crossing, follow the main street. You should be hearing the sound of cars driving past on your right. Cross the first small pedestrian crossing (no traffic light, with tactile paving at the corner) and keep going straight. Cross the second small pedestrian crossing (no traffic light, with tactile paving at the corner) and go straight until you come to the third pedestrian crossing (with traffic light and tactile paving, no sound signal). Do not cross. Instead, turn left. Leave the main street and follow the sidewalk, walking on the right side of the road. After walking about 1 meter, turn left instead of crossing the road. Go straight. You will walk down a slight slope. After the slope, continue going straight for a while. Cross the first intersection at the pedestrian crossing (no traffic light or tactile paving) and then immediately turn right and prepare to cross again. After crossing the intersection, turn left and walk straight ahead. You will hear cars to your left, and there will be a large open square to your right. As you walk along the path, you will come to the tactile paving in front of the front doors to the JICA headquarters. The tactile paving continues on to the Braille guide board located at the side of the front doors. Go through the automatic doors and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Go through another set of automatic doors and inside you will find the JICA reception desk. There are two sets of tactile paving at the front doors of the JICA headquarters building: the ones leading from the east side (guide to the front door of the residential part of the building) and the ones leading from the west side (guide to the front doors of the JICA headquarters). If you are coming from Yotsuya Station, you should find the tactile paving leading to the front doors of the JICA headquarters first.

[Hanzomon Station on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line (Z05)] about 7 minutes' walk

Go out Exit 5 and turn left. Cross the pedestrian crossing in front of you (with traffic light; no sound signal) in the direction of the Yasukuni Shrine and turn left. Go straight, and cross the first pedestrian crossing (no traffic light). Keep going straight and cross the second pedestrian crossing (no traffic light). Go straight, and you should pass a bakery to your right. You will pass a post office to your right and a post on the left side of the sidewalk. Go straight and turn right at the next corner. It is convenient to walk on the left side of the road. Walk up the slope. At the first intersection, which comes just as the slope steepens, turn left. It is convenient to walk on the left side of the road. Go straight, and you will pass the Green Palace Hotel to your right. Continue to the intersection and cross the pedestrian crossing (with traffic light and tactile paving, no sound signal). Go straight, and you will pass a 7-Eleven to your right and a parking lot to your left. The square (open space) past the parking lot is the entrance to JICA headquarters. The front door is set a short distance back from the street. There is a security guard around the entrance. Tactile paving is installed on the premises, which are set back 5 to 6 meters from the sidewalk. Please note that the tactile paving leads to the entrance to the residential part of the building and does not guide you to JICA's entrance. Cross the tactile paving and walk toward the JICA headquarters entrance, which will be in front and slightly to the left (11 o'clock). Go through the automatic doors and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Go through another set of automatic doors and inside you will find the JICA reception desk.

[Ichigaya Station on the JR Line (JB15)] about 7 minutes' walk

Go through the ticket gate and straight, up 3 steps, and out onto the ground level. You will find tactile paving on the sidewalk. Follow these slightly towards the right (2 o'clock). Do not cross the pedestrian crossing, but continue to the right. Go straight, and you should be hearing the sound of cars driving past on your left. Cross the first pedestrian crossing (no traffic light). The sidewalk turns into a brick pavement at this point. Go up a slight slope and at the end of the uphill, you will find the second pedestrian crossing (with traffic light; no sound signal). Cross the pedestrian crossing and go straight, and you will come to an intersection. With a gas station to your right, cross the third pedestrian crossing (no traffic light). Keep going straight and you will come to the fourth pedestrian crossing (with traffic light; no sound signal), which you cross. With a 7-Eleven to your right, cross the fifth pedestrian crossing (no traffic light) and turn right. Go straight, and there will be a parking lot to your left. The square (open space) past the parking lot is the entrance to JICA headquarters. The front door is set a short distance back from the street. There is a security guard around the entrance. Tactile paving is installed on the premises, which are set back 5 to 6 meters from the sidewalk. Please note that the tactile paving leads to the entrance to the residential part of the building and does not guide you to JICA's entrance. Cross the tactile paving and walk toward the JICA headquarters entrance, which will be in front and slightly to the left (11 o'clock). Go through the automatic doors and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Go through another set of automatic doors and inside you will find the JICA reception desk.

[Ichigaya Station on the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line (N09) & the Toei Subway Shinjuku Line] about 7 minutes' walk

Go out Exit 4. Once out of the exit, walk toward your back-left (7 o'clock). You should hear the sound of the JR Line ticket gates to your right. Follow the tactile paving. Do not cross at the pedestrian crossing. Instead, turn right. Go straight, and you should hear the sound of cars driving past on your left. Cross the first pedestrian crossing (no traffic light). The sidewalk turns into a brick pavement at this point. You go up a slight slope and at the end of the uphill, you will find the second pedestrian crossing (with traffic light; no sound signal). Cross the pedestrian crossing and go straight, and you will come to an intersection, with a gas station to your right. Cross the third pedestrian crossing (no traffic light). Keep going straight and you will come to the fourth pedestrian crossing (with traffic light; no sound signal), which you cross. With a 7-Eleven to your right, cross the fifth pedestrian crossing (no traffic light) and turn right. Go straight, and there will be a parking lot to your left. The square (open space) past the parking lot is the entrance to JICA headquarters. The front door is set a short distance back from the street. There is a security guard around the entrance. Tactile paving is installed on the premises, which are set back 5 to 6 meters from the sidewalk. Please note that the tactile paving leads to the entrance to the residential part of the building and does not guide you to JICA's entrance. Cross the tactile paving and walk toward the JICA headquarters entrance, which will be in front and slightly to the left (11 o'clock). Go through the automatic doors and walk forward and slightly to the right (2 o'clock). Go through another set of automatic doors and inside you will find the JICA reception desk.

* If you are using the Namboku Line, you will need to walk some distance through the building to get to Exit 4 from the platform.

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