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Tokyo Central Railway Station

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Address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005 , Tokyo Prefecture
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A Maze of Shops under the Main Railway Station

We spent a whole morning shopping, people watching and having a meal. The best part is that this has no pretensions of being up- or down-market - this is just where normal Tokyo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We spent a whole morning shopping, people watching and having a meal. The best part is that this has no pretensions of being up- or down-market - this is just where normal Tokyo dwellers go to for their needs while transitting the main rail station.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Well, if you're familiar with New York's Grand Central or Port Authority, you'll be amazed at the sparkling cleanliness of Tokyo Station. It's another world. The signage has English translations, the system is easily to understand, the trains are immaculate, the restrooms are pristine. There are many restaurants and shops where you can buy anythings that tickles your fancy. Just... More 

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Maturín, Monagas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

In you need to do anything, this Tokyo not only has everything, but it takes you anywhere. It's clean, organized, personnel is helpful, trains are extremely punctual, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Simply not a place to miss. Tokyo Station has so many awesome shops and is a historic landmark. I love the history of the place and the food and shops are awesome too!

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I think we only got lost once, probably our fault. Signs come up electronically in Japanese and English. Exciting to see the large trains come in if you love trains - you will love this station. We saw double deckers, and two huge trains linked together.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This train station is absolutely amazing to look at and inside of it. the age of it and how well it works still in the busy society id just amazing loved it.

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I purchased a Narita Express Round Trip Ticket 4000 Yen. I came into Tokyo 50 mins and NO STOPS. When I returned to the station 48 Hrs later after a really tough day and "booked" the next train back to Narita, I was booked on a domestic, local, transfer-required, hopelessly overcrowded 16 STOPS train. Journey time 2 Hrs! I had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

To admire how a mass of people move very orderly and respectful of each other. The challenge was lugging heavy suitcases up and down staircases where we could not find either elevators or escalators.

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Kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We purchased tickets at the station for travel on the Shinkansen to Kyoto. A member of the railway staff booked us efficiently into the next available train, accommodating both my requests - a two-seater close towards the rear of the car and one that was close to the smoking room. Even with the large crowds, it was easy to find... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

What an experience....to see how efficient the train services and how this station is servicing a HUGE population ( millions daily) in and out of Tokyo every day...amazing and worth learning from it. The bullet train experience is a must do....watching it first and then riding it from Odawara to Tokyo....completes the pocture for the Tokyo Railway Station.

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