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Currency – Japanese yen. 1 US dollar is 134 yen. In Japan, all goods prices are excluding tax, so if 100 yen is specified on the price tag, get ready to give 105 yen.

Nutrition. For lunch in the Network Network McDonalds will have to spend about 600 yen. Visiting a restaurant with national cuisine (standard set – MISO soup, a cup of rice, a portion of meat or fish and tea) will cost 1500 – 2000 yen. In an expensive restaurant for dinner, you will need to post 10,000 yen. Bottle of Coca Cola 0.5 l – 150 yen. Cup of coffee on the street in the machine – 120 yen. Can of beer "Kirin" 0.5 l – 300 yen.

How to get to Tokyo. Narita Airport is 80 km north-east of Tokyo. To the main hotels in Tokyo can be reached by buses of Airport Limousine Bus and Airport Express Bus.

Fare – 2.5-3.5 thousand. yen depending on the destination. Buses depart once a half to 22 o’clock. Time on the path on schedule – 90 minutes, but, as a rule, the trip takes about two hours due to traffic jams. Tickets can be purchased at the airport lobby opposite the exit of the customs control area. Departure time has been put on the ticket.

The city can also be reached on the trains of the private railway line of Keisa, which are departed every 30-40 minutes from 9 am from the station "Airport Narita" To Keisai Station Wen. Trains like Skyliner go for about an hour, the trip costs about 1800 yen. Train Express is 72 minutes, the ticket costs 1000 yen. At the train station Kseai, the Hamo can be transferred to the subway or ring railway. Taxi Ride from Narita Airport will cost Neszayevo – 20 thousand. Yen.

Public transport in Tokyo. Tokyo public transport system is very developed and effective. Any place where you need to get is not more than 15 minutes walk from the subway station or railway. All names of the stations are written in Japanese and in English.

The system of bus routes in Tokyo is extremely complex. Part of the routes – municipal, most are private. The buses themselves are not particularly comfortable – with small seats and low ceilings. Most long-distance buses arrive and depart from Tokyo Railway Station or from Shinjuku Bus Station.

Each of the Lines of Tokyo Metro has its color. Pointers in two languages ​​when entering the station and trains are marked with the color of their line. Trains go every five minutes from 5 am to midnight. The fare is different on different lines (from 140 yen). There are electronic cards for 1, 2 and 3 thousand. Yen

At each stop indicates the name of the stop, the name of the route and its number. In most cases, information is given only on Japanese, so find out in advance which route you need. Ask the hotel’s employee to write on the sheet number of the route and the name of the stop you need, and when landing, show the driver or passengers to tell you when you need to go out.

A detailed scheme of the Tokyo metro in English can be found on the website Help Searching for the most convenient route of any type of transport of Japan in English to the site. WWW.Bijapan.Com

Trains of each railway line in Tokyo have their color. The line of Jamanote (green or silver with green stripes) is a ring of 35 km around the city’s central part. Train makes a circle for an hour, driving 29 stops, including important transportation hubs (Yurakucho, Shinbashi, Shinagawa, Shibuya, Shinjuku and Ueno).

Line Chuo (Orange) comes from East to West Tokyo in the suburb of Takao. The day of the train go through the city center almost without stopping. For trips in the city center, use the line of both yellow.

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Caikhin Tochok (Blue) line goes from the north (Omium district in site prefecture) south (Offen area in Canagaba Prefecture). Between the tobate and bubai, this line goes parallel to the line of Jamannote, the trains depart from one platform, so do not confuse the trains of different lines.

Travel fee begins with 120 yen. On the ring road you can get to any station for 250 yen. Keep a ticket, since it should be passed at the end of the trip. Most stations you can find a stand with information in English. If it is not, just take the cheapest ticket, you can pay extra at the end of the trip when renting a ticket. Tickets are valid only on the day of their acquisition.

Trains of lines of Yamannote and soba go with 4.30 am to 0.thirty. "Peak Clock" – from 7 to 9.30 in the morning and from 17 to 19 hours. At this time, it is not allowed to smoke at stations and platforms.

Tariffs for a taxi trip in Japan – one of the highest in the world. The meter starts with a number of 650 yen, then 80 yen is charged for every 280 meters. If you are stuck in traffic, for every 135 seconds of downtime, the counter calculates 90 yen. From 23 hours to 6 am, the tariff increases by 30%. High prices are compensated by excellent service: taxis clean and comfortable, doors open automatically. A polite driver will take you the shortest route, and will not wait for the tip. If you have forgotten anything in the car, it is relying compensation for almost 100% of the cost of lost.

Find a taxi in the city is very simple: it is enough to approach the edge of the sidewalk and raise your hand. However, keep in mind: the green light behind the windshield means that the car is busy, red – free.

Cars and road safety. In Japan, left-sided movement. Driving a car is pretty difficult without knowing the language and road signs. In the cities of the road are overloaded, traffic jams often happen. Need international rights. Auto owners require mandatory Japanese insurance (JCI). The traffic accident automatically implies accusation of negligence with possible strict punishments.

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