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Tourist Information in Shimoda

Sun Lovers Cafe

Free wi-fi, an English-language book swap, tourist info, kids' playroom and light meals.
Tourist Information in Hirado

Tourist Information Centre

Spacious info centre right next to the ferries. Helpful English-speaking staff, pamphlets, free wi-fi and computers.
Tourist Information in Northern Higashiyama

Kyoto International Community House

An essential stop for those planning a long-term stay in Kyoto, KICH can also be quite useful for short-term visitors. It has a library with maps, books, newspapers and magazines from around the world, and a board d…
Tourist Information in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Tourist Information Center

Located in the main concourse on the 2nd floor of the Kyoto Station building that runs between the shinkansen station and the front of the station (near JR Isetan Department Store), this is the main tourist informat…
Tourist Information in Ginza & Tsukiji

Fish Information Center

Until Tsukiji Market closes and moves to Toyosu, this is where you need to come to sign up for one of the 120 allotted places for viewing the tuna auctions. It's on a first-come, first-served basis so it pays to get…
Booking Service in Imperial Palace & Around

Imperial Household Agency

The office of the Kunaichō, the Imperial Household Agency, is inside the Imperial Palace Park, a short walk from Imadegawa Station on the Karasuma line. The Imperial Household Agency is the place to make advance res…
Tourist Information in Osaka

Osaka Visitors Information Center Umeda

The main tourist office, with English information, pamphlets and maps, on the 1st floor of the central north concourse of JR Osaka Station.
Tourist Information in Kinosaki Onsen

Kinosaki Onsen Ryokan Service Centre

At this office operated by the local ryokan association, staff will gladly help you find a place to stay and make bookings, as well as provide town maps. They also rent bicycles for ¥400 for two hours or ¥800 per da…
Tourist Information in Kōbe

Kōbe Information

The city's main tourist information office is on the ground floor outside of JR Sannomiya Station's east gate. There's a smaller information counter on the 2nd floor of Shin-Kōbe Station, outside the main shinkansen…
Tourist Information in Uchiko

Uchiko Visitor Centre

Offers English-speaking staff, maps, brochures and local information, and can also arrange enthusiastic English-speaking volunteer guides (www.facebook.com/uchiko.locals) with an advance booking. The visitor centre …