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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.

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In the museums of electric/electronics manufacturers, you can see the dramatic changes in scientific technology from TVs, to semiconductors, to digital technology. Some museums have a facility where visitors can experience cutting-edge technology such as superconduction, allowing visitors to appreciate engineers' passion for creating products.

Toshiba Science Museum

1. 1 Komukai-Toshiba-cho, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa.
2. 10 min. to "Toshiba Kagakukan-mae" Bus Stop by Tokyu Bus departing from Bus Stop 82 at West Exit North Bus Stops of JR Kawasaki Sta.
3. 9:00-16:45, closed on Sun. & national holidays.
4. Apply by phone, preferably a few days ahead of the date of your intended visit.
5. Tel. (044)549-2200
6. 1 hr.
7. English and Chinese speaking guides are available.

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