Make use of tourist centers to get around Japan.

Many Japanese people do not speak English, the train system is complicated, free wi-fi is hard to find; getting around Japan might be sometimes difficult for foreign tourists. If you need any assistance while in Tokyo, these tourist information centers can be very helpful. Multilingual clerks there are willing to help you.

 

JR EAST Travel Service Center
JR EAST Travel Service Center

Location
At Tokyo Station
*They also have counters at Narita Airport Terminals as well as at Haneda International Airport Terminal.

Services
– Ticket services including exchanging and purchasing of JR tickets and passes.
– Travel information.
– Currency exchange and ATM.
– Baggage services (temporary storage).
– Free wi-fi.
– Language: English, Chinese and Korean.

Website
JR EAST Travel Service Center


JNTO TIC (Tourist Information Center)
TIC Tokyo

Location
Near Tokyo Station
*TIC by Japan National Tourism Organization are located throughout Japan.

Services
– Travel information.
– Free wi-fi and internet PC.
– Language: English, Chinese and Korean.

Website
JNTO TIC


Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center
Asakusa Tourist Center

Location
Asakusa, near Sensoji Temple.

Services
– Ticket services by Pia (tickets for concerts and shows etc.)
– Travel information.
– Currency exchange.
– Photo printer, Xerox machine.
– Free wi-fi, internet PC, power socket.
– Nursing room.
– Language: English, Chinese and Korean.
– Enjoy the views over Senso-ji temple and Tokyo Sky Tree from the 8F terrace observatory.

Website
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

Moshi Moshi Box
Moshi Moshi Box

Location
In Harajuku

Services
– Travel information.
– Free wi-fi, internet PC, power socket.
– Currecy exchange.
– Shipping (FedEx)
– Language: English

Located in the middle of Harajuku, this information center doesn’t just provide information but sells original souvenirs and have a crape shop inside. Don’t miss the art work by an art director, Sebastian Masuda.

Website
Moshi Moshi Box