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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Use the "JNTO TRAVEL PLANNER" for train and map information helpful in traveling around Japan.

  • By simply entering the departing and arrival station, get an overview of train transfer method, fares, and travel time.
  • By simply selecting the arrival airport and major train stations around Japan, find routes to stations nearest your destination.
  • Display a map of the arrival train station and areas surrounding sightseeing spots.

Read the "Usage Guide" and use this service for a safe and enjoyable trip in Japan.

Usage Guide


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National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)Tokyo

The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation engages in three activities that link people and cutting-edge science and technology: communication science, fostering personnel, and creating a link. Considering science and technology as a part of our culture, the Museum provides an open forum for all people to think and talk about the roles and possibilities that science and technology can provide for Japans society. While considering science technology from a broad perspective and dimensions, such as the universe, the earth and human beings, the museum's permanent displays are dedicated to the themes of "The Earth Environment and Frontiers", "Innovation and the Future", "Information Science Technology and Society" and "Life Science and Human Beings". It also provides the public with various opportunities to experience cutting-edge science and technology through hands-on exhibits, as well as workshops and seminars of distinguished researchers.'
Address & Access
Address: 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Admission Fee: 600 yen
Closed: Tuesdays, New Years holidays'
JR Shimbashi Station/Yurikamome Line/18 min./Telecom Center Station/On foot/4 min.

Tourist Facilities of Japan

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)