About Azabujuban Area

About Azabujuban Area

Azabujuban shopping street has a history of more than 300 years. It has flourished as the town originally built around Zenpuku ji from the Edo period. There are several theories about the origin of the name “Azabu”.

The first was the linen production area,Second, it used to be called “Asa furu yama” in the old days. The 3rd one, there is a legend that the grass grows shallow and the name has changed from Asao to Azabu. The origin of “Juban” dates back to the 15th Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi villa during the Edo period.

The craftsmen are listed from the top to the tenth and people from the tenth area are in charge and are said to have become Azabujuban. Azabujuban shopping street can feel like the atmosphere of the downtown area and the latest trends at the same time. Since the development of the Roppongi Hills area within walking distance and  there are more and more stylish shops around Azabujuban Station.

The Motoazabu area has many international schools and is a quiet and secure luxury residential area popular among the foreign residents and families. High-rise condominiums such as Motoazabu Hills and tower condominiums are also increasing.


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