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Tokyo Central Railway Station

1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
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Busy! Busy! Busy!

You could probably spend a week shopping there and never have to leave. Good food choices too... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christi J
Very Large Station

As we traveled to several areas of Japan we went through several central stations. We mostly used... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John R
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1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed yesterday

You could probably spend a week shopping there and never have to leave. Good food choices too. Daimaru was by far the best department store to shop in and if you don't know what to buy... watch what others are buying and follow suit :)...More

Thank Christi J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As we traveled to several areas of Japan we went through several central stations. We mostly used the high speed train, however we did use some of the subways here as well as the Narita Express from here. Which ever way you come in, it...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived and departed via the Narita Express to Tokyo Central. People are very willing to help direct you. Check out Ramen Street (it's still within the station) for great food options.

Thank CANJGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Crazy, massive place with corridors everywhere. It is all well signposted and follow the signs but be prepared to do a lot of walking. Incredible on Maranouchi side - building and courtyard beautiful and no smoking. Not the busiest station for people, bus has the...More

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Japanese know how to travel by train. Super organized and great food and shopping! We used a guide to help us get to the correct platform. Make sure to keep your train tickets as you need to use them on your way out!

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great bit of railway engineering, the old station modelled on Amsterdam Central Stn. Its even bigger than it looks being spread over 4 or 5 levels. The get to the high spead trains (Shinkansen) you'll need to show your tickets twice. For Nagoya/ Osaka/ Kyoto...More

Thank SingBob
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is one of the busiest station in Tokyo during the peak hours. If you are going to take the train, try not to go between 8am to 930am or 5.30pm to 630pm. The amount of people is insane. The trains are a challenge as...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is big Many shops and restaurants too You can spend all day there You can get so many things from here

Thank yeenyc
Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived at this station and exited on the modern side. It does not appear that much goes on apart from Photo ops on the historic side. It is a very large busy station with English and Japanese signs that made it relatively easy for...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My kids (esp. 8-year old son) wanted to see Shinkansen trains. You can get right onto the platform even if you're not traveling by Shinkansen by purchasing a "platform pass" from the ticketing kiosks. These tickets allow you to pass through the JR and Shinkansen...More

Thank Mike B
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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's
also a downtown area with shops that were founded over
a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury
boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
...More
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srqtraveler1
16 June 2017|
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Response from VKML | Reviewed this property |
It depends whether you have a JR Pass, if you do have you can take to Shin Yokohama and take the Tokaido Shinkansen / Hikari to Tokyo Station. Before you depart Yokohama, if you like to visit Buddhist statues you can... More
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srqtraveler1
16 June 2017|
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Response from cpfc1984 | Reviewed this property |
Only one way bullet train easy and simple Enjoy
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jennchoi825
9 March 2017|
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Response from freedml | Reviewed this property |
T's Tan Tan, very good vegetarian sit-down restaurant, opens at 7am. Follow signs for the Keiyo Line tracks. There is no single 'food court.' Food is all over the station. There is a small fee to enter the station if you... More
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