British Embassy Tokyo 2The British Embassy in Tokyo is going to become a little smaller next year as the British government has decided to return a portion of the land. 

The embassy is sprawled across a 35,000 sqm (376,600 sqft) estate just west of the Imperial Castle in Chiyoda-ku. The land has been leased by the British government since 1872. The US and Spain are the only other countries that lease their embassy land in Tokyo from the Japanese government.

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