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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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This crossroad is simply huge.. You can easily get lost, but you like trains you are in the right place.. Many shops inside, obviously it's not a relaxing spot ;-)

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bologna, Italy
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Los Angeles
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103 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While staying in Tokyo for five days, we looked for an easy way to take a day trip out of the City, and the Railway Station was an easy walk from the Peninsula....We wanted someplace to go by train that was a half hour away...and after poring through maps, decided on Yokohama....However, there wasn't one person associated with the Station... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's great coming into Tokyo on the JR line from the main airport but I can't say I rave for the underground system as a whole as it is sprawling, and takes you a few days to master(?) - the main problem is that there is a whole underground system of walkways which link up everything that when you go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's worth a visit to the station even if you aren't traveling through it, as it is a veritable warren of shops and restaurants on multiple levels. Put simply, it's huge, and many of the stores are uniquely Japanese, as are many of the restaurants. You could spend several hours exploring.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of their main interchange stations between JR and metro. Hard to find directions in the station. You can get a lot of Japanese special cakes/desserts/gifts. There's also a B1 level.

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Bologna, Italy
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879 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This crossroad is simply huge.. You can easily get lost, but you like trains you are in the right place.. Many shops inside, obviously it's not a relaxing spot ;-)

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Phoenix, Arizona
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Tokyo station several times over our week in Tokyo. I was fortunate that my daughter lives in Japan and navigated us through. The station had lots of shops and all types of food. If you are using this station be sure to do your homework as there are so many lines that run through this station. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The stops are numbered as well as the exits. Be careful to note which exit you used to enter the system so you can return to the same place. Each station has staff that are helpful if you're having trouble figuring out which way to go. Get a subway system map and a "Suica" card that can be loaded with... More 

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Sao Leopoldo, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside there is a beautiful building, but it is just the tip of the iceberg. The Station is like a shopping mall, with incredible shops to buy all sorts of gifts: tradicional food, sweets, geek stuff, otaku stuff, kawaii stuff... Good to spend an afternoon :)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy place but after a few visits, it is easy to find your way thanks to some key places inside the station. Historically, it is very well renovated. While lost, better not to stand in the crow during peak hours.

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture is pleasant while you look at it and the facility is huge and complex, both at the same time.

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