Kasumigaseki (霞が関, 霞ヶ関 or 霞ケ関, literally Barrier/gate of Fog) is a district in Chiyoda Ward in Tokyo, Japan. 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 Nagatachō, which refers to the elected government or the legislative branch. Kasumigaseki Station was one of the stations affected during the Tokyo subway sarin attack.
- 2nd Bldg. of the Central Common Government Office
- Fair Trade Commission
- Coast Guard
- Patent Office
- Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
- Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
- Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
- Ministry of Finance
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- Ministry of Justice
- Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
- Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
- Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
- Ministry of the Environment
- Public Security Intelligence Agency
- National Police Agency
- Financial Services Agency
- Agency for Cultural Affairs
- National Personnel Authority
- Board of Audit of Japan
- Tokyo Metropolitan Police HQ
- Tokyo High Court and Intellectual Property High Court
- Tokyo District Court, Summary Court and Family Court
- Japan Post headquarters
- Kasumigaseki Building - Tokyo's first high-rise office building
- Kasumigaseki Common Gate - Twin tower buildings adjacent to the Kasumigaseki Building.
- New Kasumigaseki Building
- Nipponkoa Insurance Building
- Kasumigaseki Station (Chiyoda Line, Hibiya Line, Marunouchi Line)
- Sakuradamon Station (Yurakucho Line)
- Toranomon Station (Ginza Line)
Japan Post Holdings has its headquarters in Kasumigaseki. Tokuyama Corporation has its headquarters in Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Tower and PricewaterhouseCoopers has offices on the 15th floor of the Kasumigaseki Building. Also in the Kasumigaseki Building has its headquarters the Lixil Group Corporation.
At different points of time All Nippon Airways and Mitsui Chemicals had their headquarters in the Kasumigaseki Building. In July 1978, when Nippon Cargo Airlines first began, it operated within a single room inside All Nippon Airways's space in the Kasumigaseki Building.
At one time Cantor Fitzgerald had an office in the Toranomon Mitsui Building in Kasumigaseki.
- "Ministry Access by Public Transportation." (Archive) Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Retrieved on April 6, 2009. "Address: 2nd Bldg. of the Central Common Government Office, 2-1-2, Kasumigaseski [sic], Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8926, Japan"
- "Home." (English) Japan Transport Safety Board. Retrieved on April 27, 2013. "2-1-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo (100-8918)" Japanese address: "〒100-8918 東京都千代田区霞が関2-1-2"
- "Index.pdf." (Archive) National Public Safety Commission. Retrieved on April 6, 2009. "〒１００－８９７４ 東京都千代田区霞が関２－１－２"
- "Japan's first skyscraper turns 30". Japan Times. 1998-04-17. Archived from the original on 2015-03-24.
- "Contact Us." Asian Development Bank Institute. Retrieved on February 19, 2012. "ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK INSTITUTE Kasumigaseki Building 8F 3-2-5, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6008, Japan"
- "Contacts." (Archive) Asian Development Bank. Retrieved on February 19, 2012. "Kasumigaseki Building 8F 3-2-5 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-6008, Japan"
- "About Japan Post." Japan Post Holdings. Retrieved on April 24, 2010.
- "Business Sites in Japan." Tokuyama Corporation. Retrieved on February 13, 2015.
- "PwC office locations in Japan." PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Retrieved on February 18, 2010.
- "Corporate Information." Lixil Group Corporation. Retrieved on October 13, 2016.
- "What's New." Mitsui Chemicals. June 5, 2001. Retrieved on February 18, 2010.
- "World Airline Directory." Flight International. March 30, 1985. 50." Retrieved on June 17, 2009.
- "Chapter 3. On the path to becoming a member of the incumbent carrier group." Nippon Cargo Lines. Retrieved on February 18, 2010.
- "office locations." Cantor Fitzgerald. March 4, 2000. Retrieved on October 4, 2009.
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