Unless you can afford a private chauffeur throughout your entire trip, you’ll have to rely on public transportation (eg. trains and buses) to get around Tokyo. But your biggest obstacle? Deciphering the Japanese train maps­čśú

To all those travelling to Tokyo soon, you’re in luck! Six railway operators have banded together to┬ácreate an English railway map to help tourists reach major sightseeing spots in and around Tokyo.┬áHot┬átourist spots include the Sensoji Temple, Tokyo Skytree and Roppongi Hills!­čśŹ

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P.S. Don’t forget to download our HHWT Travel Planner App available on both┬áthe Apple App Store and Google Play for Android!

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Called the Tokyo Sightseeing Map, the map shows all the railway routes and illustrations of popular tourist spots. Each spot is connected to the nearest train station by a dotted line. Airports are also included!

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The six railway operators are as follows: East Japan Railway Co., Tokyo Metro Co., Yurikamome Inc., Tokyo Monorail Co., Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit Inc. and the Tokyo Metropolitan GovernmentÔÇÖs bureau of transportation.

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On the reverse side of the map, you’ll find instructions on how to buy and charge SMART┬átransit cards as well as notes on train etiquette.┬áThe best part? You can get this map for FREE at major train stations­čśä

Well, looks like there’s nothing stopping you from exploring everything Tokyo has to offer! This map will definitely be of great help to our more┬ádirectionally challenged friends­čśŤ

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