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Tokyo Central Railway Station

1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture 100-0005 , Japan
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Ranked #2 of 72 attractions in Chiyoda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Its Tokyo and the station is expected to be crowded. Its a huge station and fair bit of walk from the bullet train station to the subway. Name boards could be better.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This is not my favourite station in Tokyo, but it is the central one. Apparently it is modelled on Central Station in Amsterdam, but my goodness, it is much cleaner! It is handy if you are visiting the Imperial Palace.

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Los Angeles, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Just double check the train, departure time and gate. Gets a little confusing. Since departure times are close together, if early you may get on the wrong train. Go early and buy lunch before you get on the train.

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Kihei, Hawaii
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Large beautiful building on the outside, overwhelming busy on the inside. Hard to tell where to catch what train in what direction, but but the helpful attendants pointed us in the right direction. Lots of omiyage stores - so convenient when catching a tran to meet friends or relatives - brilliant idea!

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Wexford, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I walked from here to the Imperial Palace. The outside is nice, but on the inside it's just an average Japanese train station.

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Davao City, Philippines
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Super cool to see how the city of Tokyo has preserved such an iconic piece of their transportation history. This train station was built back in the late 1800's and was modeled after the New York City station. If in the area it's worth seeing.

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Makati, Philippines
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This feels almost like a shopping center. Although there is a department store just beside it, within the station there are restaurants, cafes, small groceries. The architecture from the outside is really nice which you can see from the roofdeck of the old post office beside it and its near some tourists places such as imperial palace.

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Las Vegas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Ramen, high end shopping, amazing treats at Daimuru, fancy pastries, shopping galore plus train access to pretty much anywhere in Japan. What's not to like?

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Phoenix, Arizona
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785 helpful votes 785 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have been to this station several times and stumbled upon a great pork cutlet restaurant a few years back. The station itself is very busy so you would be best served to know the line you want (as well as the color code) so you can make your way through the mass of people.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Even though the outside of the train station is quite picturesque with white lights at night, I would only recommend going to this Station if you need to catch a train or visit a ticket office. The train station is massive with very few ways to get from one side of the station to the other. It is quite easy... More

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