Diplomatic Archives


Japanese

Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

5-3, 1-chome, Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0041 Japan
Tel: (03) 3585-4511 / FAX (03) 3585-4514


 The Diplomatic Archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs collects, classifies, and preserves Japan’s diplomatic records and makes them available to the public for perusal.
 It also exhibits valuable treaties and other historical documents from the end of the Tokugawa period to the present day. Everyone is welcome to the Diplomatic Archives to have a look.

 It is also possible to read the large majority of our prewar historical documents via the digital archives of the Japan Center for Asian Historical Records, National Archives of JapanOpen a New Window.

News

The Year 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of Meiji Restoration. “MEIJI 150th: The Origin of Fundamental Values of Japan” is newly released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

 [Note] At this website of the Diplomatic Archives, some words are used according to historical usage.