Marunouchi at a glance Marunouchi is a commercial and financial district located in central Tokyo, between the Tokyo Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station. The district is the largest office area […]
Ueno at a glance Ueno is one of the few remaining places in Tokyo that retains a feeling of old Shitamachi. Unlike other areas such as Shinjuku, Roppongi, Harajuku, and […]
Ikebukuro at a glance Home to two of the world’s largest department stores, Ikebukuro is a major shopping, entertainment, and commercial district in Tokyo. The area was mostly swamp and […]
Kyoto is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan and there are many ways to get there. Travelers from overseas will fly into Kansai International Airport, while domestic […]
Kyoto Subway Kyoto has two subway lines. The Tozai Line goes across the city from east to west and the Karasuma-dori Line runs from north to south. Transferring lines is […]
Kyoto at a glance Kyoto was the capital of Japan and where the Emperor resided from 794 to 1868, when the imperial forces overthrew the Tokugawa Shogunate and moved the […]
Akihabara at a glance Akihabara is Tokyo’s center of consumer electronics. It is located in on the eastern side of Chiyoda Ward, just five minutes by train from Tokyo Station. […]
Getting to Tokyo from Narita Airport Most foreign visitors will enter Tokyo from Narita International Airport, which is 66 km (37 miles) from central Tokyo.
Tokyo Trains and Subways Tokyo‘s public transportation system is the most comprehensive in the world. It is also cleaner, safer, and more punctual than that of any other metropolis.