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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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Tourist Facilities of Japan

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Art Museums


Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography specializes in still and moving images and contains 18,000 photographs, 2,300 image documents and 16,000 books about photography. The Museum is the first of its kind in Japan. In addition to Exhibition Galleries of still and moving images, it also has its Library, Atelier, Image Permanence Laboratory for research about the science of preservation, and Hall to show films. Its collection contains not only the works of the best Japanese photographers, but also a number of photographs by foreign artists such as Gustave Le Gray, Ansel Adams and W. Eugene Smith.

1-13-3 Mita, Meguro-ku, Tokyo (Ebisu Garden Place)

Admission Fee
500 yen, additional fee for special exhibitions

Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following day), New Years holidays'

Yamanote Line Ebisu Station/Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Ebisu Station/On foot/8 min.