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TIC(Travel Information Center) of major cities in Japan

TIC(Travel Information Center) of major cities in Japan

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.

[Tokyo]

【TIC TOKYO】

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 

 TEL 03-5220-7055

 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 

 URL https://www.tictokyo.jp/en/

[Osaka]

【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 

 TEL 06-6214-5370

 Access 8 minute walk from Subway Shinsaibashi station, or 3 minute walk from Subway Nabma station exit # 14 

 URL http://www.tourist-information-center.jp/en/

[Nagoya]

【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)

TEL 052-541-4301

Access    Inside of JR Nagoya station

URL http://www.nagoya-info.jp/en/

David li

Male Chinese who works for major advertising agency in Tokyo. 15 years of living in Japan has made him an expert on various Japan related topics. He came to Japan after graduating from high school and now permanently settled in Japan. His hobby is to enjoy local cuisines while travelling around various parts of Japan. He has a personal goal of visiting all prefectures in the country and in the process of achieving it, enjoying trips and dining experiences in the nation on his off-days with his family.

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