Visitor Information & Insider's Travel Tips

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The following are the essentials to visit Japan.
You will get minimum needs to travel in Japan, so it is helpful if you bookmark this site.
To avoid confusing you, only major and convenient options are in the articles.
Some articles about cultural habits, etc, will be updated in the future.

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Short-Term StayIf your stay in Japan is up to 90 days...The citizens of 66 countries and regions are not required to obtain a visa to enter Japan because of the Visa Exemption Arrangements.If you fin...

Weather ForecastIn CelsiusWeather Today in TokyoIn FahrenheitWeather Today in TokyoLinks to Official Weather ForecastIf you wish to see more, go to Japan Meteorological Agency Official Website in Engl...

Internet AccessFree Wi-FiIn Japan, Free Wi-Fi is NOT available in every street. If you want Internet access anywhere in Japan for convenience, please go down this page to Rental Portable Wi-Fi.The gov...

Japan is called "Cell Phone Galapagos Islands" after all new technologies Japanese companies have developed.Many foreign cell phones do not work in Japan because of the difference of network although ...

To know the exact rate of exchange at this moment, this website is very helpful.http://www.x-rates.com/calculator/Free App. Even when you are offline, you can see exchange rates of the last time being...

Cash WithdrawalsThere are 2 ways to withdraw money internationally in Japan although most Japanese ATMs do not accept credit, debit or cash cards issued abroad.cf: The Rate of ExchangeSeven Bank ATMsS...

Emergency Numbers in JapanTelephone Number of the Police 110Telephone Number of the Fire Brigade and Ambulance 119In case you call them, tell them your name, location, the kind of your trouble (si...

The writer of Tokyo Direct Guide is a native Japanese speaker and a local who experienced international travels.Bookmark this page for friendly communications and eliminating troubles!Simple Greetings...

FROM JapanJapan Post has international mailing services.http://www.post.japanpost.jp/index_en.htmlYou write the address in English for international mails.Description of Japan Post International Maili...