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!


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!

Credit: Japan Times

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.

Credit: Japan Times

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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