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Area Information - Hiro-o

Hiro-o is one of the famxous high-class residential area in Tokyo.
There are a lot of cafes, shops buildings and restaurants along the main road.
A lot of people from abroad are living around there.
That is because there are a lot of embassies around there.
There is a Ebisu Garden Place near the Hiro-o station, and a lot of people not only Japanese people but also people from other countries visit there.

Arisugawa Park

Arisugawa Park

That is the Japanese garden that use the scenery type of woods, springs.
You can watch many different types of hills, mountain streams, cascades, and ponds in the garden.
You can enjoy watching cherry blossoms in spring, and maidenhair trees in autumn. Please enjoy Japanese four seasons there.

Japanese Red Cross Medical Center

Japanese Red Cross Medical Center

That is the central medical center of Japanese Red Cross, and that is an only hospital under the direct control of the headquarters.
It has 38,000 beds, and it is the biggest hospital as Japanse National Hospital Organization.

Tokyo Metropolitan Library

Tokyo Metropolitan Library

That is the natinal library of largest class in Japan, and that site in the Arisugawa Park.
It works as a network center of library in urbanization and information-oriented society.
They lend materials, and supply information of bibliography to other national libraries in Tokyo.

Embassies

Embassies

There are lots of embassies in Hiro-o.
People in Hiro-o gather some community with some people who came from same country, and they help each other.
Also, there are lots of restaurants and shops for these people.