As one of the cosmopolitan city in the world, population of Tokyo metropolitan area is 36 million people, making it the world’s No.1 megalopolis (No.2 is Delhi, India).
TOKYO-City with the cutting-edge technology and infinite and diverse culture.
Science and the traditional Japanese culture cross over and clash, yet variety of cultures keeps social distance from each other, and show an attractive and mysterious scenery in a perfect balance of being attached on to the time-honored traditions in some parts and clinging on to the latest emerging innovations in others.
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Visit Tourist Information Center in JAPAN
Operated by the Japan Tourist Organization (JNTO).
Introducing tourist information for all parts of Japan for foreign tourists throughout the year, except January 1st. Please take advantage of it.
TEL: 81-3-3201-3331 Foreign language support, free consultation
・Introduces tours for foreigners to places all over Japan.
・Offers guide maps and brochures written in foreign languages.
・Provides sightseeing information by documents and over telephone to foreign tourists.
When you travel around by major trains or bus, using transportation e-money card is convenient. You can purchase the transportation e-money card at train stations. Charge your e-money card with cash, then you are ready to explore Tokyo. E-money card also can be used for shopping at places which belong to the payment network.
It is the base of us "Sparkle". Sensoji is the most important Buddhist temple in the Japan and is one of the top tourist sites in the country. It is located in the heart of Asakusa. Asakusa has so many things to see and do, so if you're planning a visit, consider booking an Asakusa Private Walking Tour.
The Center Gai is a street in Udagawacho in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. It is basically, as the name suggests, the "center" of Shibuya, and contains lots of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. It is reached immediately after crossing the "scramble crossing," or the busy pedestrian crosswalk Shibuya is known for.
Shinjuku Golden Gai is a small area of Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, famous both as an area of architectural interest and for its nightlife. It is composed of a network of six narrow alleys, connected by even narrower passageways which are just about wide enough for a single person to pass through. Over 200 tiny shanty-style bars, clubs and eateries are squeezed into this area.
From 1935 to late 2018, Tsukiji was home to the most famous fish market in the world. The inner section has since relocated to nearby Toyosu, but the outer market is still in place and as intriguing as it ever was. The Tsukiji area, on Tokyo Bay and walkable from Ginza, is a must-see for visitors. You can feast on the freshest sushi for breakfast at the surrounding restaurants or pick up some unique souvenirs, from seaweed to sushi knives and handmade ceramics.
The number of foreign residents in Tokyo is 550 thousand (4% of the population of Tokyo, as of July, 2020), and is expected to increase.
Based on “The Tokyo Guidelines for the Promotion of Intercultural Cohesion” (drawn up in February 2016), “Life in Tokyo: Your Guide”, an information guide for people who are just starting to live in Tokyo, is being distributed, and a web portal that binds all sorts of everyday life information for foreigners has been prepared. They are providing information for the peaceful and enjoyable life for foreign residents.
As an organization designated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) as a "Recognized Local International Exchange Association," the Tokyo International Communication Committee (TICC) aims to fulfill its mission of promoting internationalization in local communities. It also aims to advance the internationalization of Tokyo by seeking close relationships with private groups, such as local international associations, nonprofit organizations (NPOs), non-government organizations (NGOs), and many other parties which act to promote international exchange and cooperation as well as support foreign residents. TICC also hopes to establish a wide-ranging network among such entities.