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Tokyo Travel Information

The metropolis of Tokyo is the capital of Japan, and with around 12 million people within this defined area it is considered the most densely populated city on earth. When considering the Greater Tokyo Area the population rises to an amazing 35 million, which is unbelievable for a country the size of Japan.

The city drives everything in Japan, with the seat of government here, the emperor, the major financial institutions and also the media. This ensures Tokyo is always at the cutting edge of the country’s development, with anything new starting here before moving outwards. For the visitor this makes the city totally fascinating as it is always alive, and there is so much happening all the time that it can be tiring just standing still.

Attractions in Tokyo

Try to make sure that you have time in Tokyo to see the sights. Some of the main Tokyo highlights every visitor should see, the Roppongi is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Ginza shopping district are definitely worth exploring! Tokyo’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Tokyo city tour before you travel and allow our expert Tokyo based guides to show you some of Tokyo’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Tokyo

Tokyo’s favourite pastime is Baseball, and the best-known team is Yomiuri Giants who play at the Tokyo Dome. Every year, the biggest event for Tokyo sporting calendar is undoubtedly the Japan Derby Horserace, which takes place at the Tokyo Racecourse.

Attractions in Tokyo

Try to make sure that you have time in Tokyo to see the sights. Some of the main Tokyo highlights every visitor should see, the Roppongi is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Ginza shopping district are definitely worth exploring! Tokyo’s history provides lots for visitors to enjoy.

You can book a Tokyo city tour before you travel and allow our expert Tokyo based guides to show you some of Tokyo’s hidden treasures.

Climate Guide to Tokyo

It is easy to find the perfect time to go to Tokyo thanks to our simple guide to the climate in Tokyo. The table below shows the average temperatures in Tokyo throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Tokyo.

Tokyo Driving Guide

If you plan to drive a car while in Tokyo, you will need an International Driving Permit, or IDP, for Japan. You can book them with the AA, before going to Tokyo.
On the road in Tokyo, as with the rest of Japan, drive on the left hand side of the road. We cannot offer car hire in Tokyo online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Tokyo, so try and see as much as you can!

Tokyo Airport Guide

New Tokyo International Airport is around 40 miles east of Tokyo. The airport, whose international IATA code is NRT, and flights there take 14 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Tokyo is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. New Tokyo International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Tokyo to help you remember your stay.

Tokyo British Embassy Address

If you get into trouble in Tokyo, or just need some advice, the Tokyo British Consulate is the place to go.

British Embassy
No 1 Ichiban-cho
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 102-8381

Telephone: (81) (3) 5211-1100

Tokyo Overview

City Name: Tokyo
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Currency: Japanese Yen
Time Difference: GMT + 9
Electricity Supply: 100V AC 50Hz

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