Bank of Japan
(c) Bank of JapanBank buildings are often outstanding historical structures, and tours may include visits to exhibits of historical interest and the underground vault of the Old Building. These fascinating facilities teach some unique facts about finance and money in Japan.
Address: 2-1-1 Nihonbashi-Hongokucho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Hours open to visitors: An English-language guided tour starts at 11:00 on Tuesday.
(except for National Holidays and New Year's Holiday; Dec. 29 - Jan.4)
Admission Fee: Free
How to apply: Apply by phone at least one week in advance.
Time required for a factory tour: About 1hr.
Restrictions to be observed at factories: Children under the age of eleven are not admitted on the tour.
Taking photographs, drinking, eating and smoking are prohibited.
Directions: 1 min. walk from Exit B1 of Mitsukoshi-mae Station on Hanzomon Line
2 min. walk from Exit A5 of Mitsukoshi-mae Station on Ginza Line
7 min. walk from South Exit of JR Kanda Station
8 min. walk from Yaesu North Exit of JR Tokyo Station