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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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beautifully restored station

If you are heading up Ginza way it is worth detouring slightly to see this lovely old station now restored to former glory

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are heading up Ginza way it is worth detouring slightly to see this lovely old station now restored to former glory

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Cologne, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there on a rainy afternoon and ate ourselves through the many bite sized offerings there. Unfortunately you needed a ticket to get close to the bullet trains :(

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The exterior architecture is very nice, particularly in contrast to the surrounding area. This is a nicely restored building which may be the busiest train / rail station in the world. Worth seeing but not a must see.

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I use the Shinkansen (bullet train). the best way and fast to travel between cities. I use the first clase (green line), it comfortable, but the normal seats are half price of first class. So I recommend normal price. Shinkansen every 20 min, so be early in your gate.

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Leiria District, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In my opinion, the architecture of the station is very European especially the main color that they use. It is designed for everyone to use with many signs and equipment for the disable and children too. Toilets and food stores are available everywhere. One of the best stations I have ever seen.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place can be overwhelming- so many people, and if you can't understand the reader boards it could be worrisome. Glad I had someone with me who knew the system!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice large railway station. Very clean with many types of stores and food stations. It has several levels and many passageways. It is easy to get lost in here. I had to ask several times for directions to find the NEX train to the Narita airport. Fortunately, the Japanese people were very kind and helpful.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never reviewed a Train Station before but Tokyo Station deserves a mention. We passed through a few times on a two week trip to Japan and even, because of rain, spent a half day wandering around the food and shopping halls in the lower levels as well as the connected buildings. It's like a small city inside and not what... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

can be daunting if you are first time here... took me a day to figure out how to get on and off trains and orient myself to all the directions. But once you get a hang of it, it's really easy to navigate. Tons of eateries selection and don't miss the desserts on the first floor of the Dai Maru... More 

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Rowland Heights, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself is very photogenic and the inside is just a train station. There are a lot of attractions within a short walk (either above or underground, which can be a savior during a rain storm). In particular, you can walk to the Kitte (Japan Postal) building and check out the free museum hosted by University of Tokyo, Tokyo... More 

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