Tourists usually visit the TIC (Travel Information Center) to gather tourism information. This article will introduce TICs located in metropolitan areas of Japan, with easy accessibility.
Opened in 2009, this TIC is located just 1 minute away from the Tokyo station and is certified by the Tourism Bureau of Japan. Here, you can gather information not only for Tokyo but also for nation wide tourism information. It is located near the Nihonbashi exit of Tokyo station, and has good access to Nihobashi, Otemachi, Ginza and Akihabara. Also, you can easily access different parts of Japan from here. Concierge speaking four languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, French) will attend the tourists, and will help purchase tickets as well.
Operating hours 10:00-19:00
Closed on year end and new years, and on days when building is closed
Address Marunouchi Trust Tower N 1F 1-8-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Access JR line：1 minute walk from Tokyo station Nihonbashi exit
Subway：2 minute walk from Otemachi station B7 exit, or 4 minute walk from Nihonbashi station A3 exit
【KANSAI TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER Shinsaibashi】
Located in Shinsaibashi, with great access to Namba, Umeda, and Tenoji. Tourism information is provided as well as services such as ticket booking, baggage room, and free wifi. Services are provided in English, Chinese, and Korean. Osaka/Kansai and nationwide tourism information is provided. Certified by the Tourism Bureau of Japan
Operating hours 11:00-19:00
Closed December 31st – January 3rd
Address Tommy Hilfiger Shinsaibashi Store 3F, 2-5-1 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
Access 8 minute walk from Subway Shinsaibashi station, or 3 minute walk from Subway Nabma station exit # 14
【Nagoya City Nagoya Station Tourism Information Center】
This tourism information center is located in the JR Nagoya station. It provides information mainly on Nagoya. It accommodates tourists from overseas.
Operating hours 9:00-19:00 (9:00-17:00 on January 2nd and 3rd )
Closed December 29th – January 1st
Address 1-1-4 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi (Inside of JR Nagoya station)
Access Inside of JR Nagoya station