Hospital in Ginza & Tsukiji

St Luke’s International Hospital

Tokyo's most foreigner-friendly hospital, with English-speaking doctors and translation services provided. Walk-ins accepted for primary care (8.30am to 11am Monday to Friday) and pediatric care (8.30am to 11am...

Medical in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Tokyo Medical & Surgical Clinic

Well-equipped clinic staffed with English-speaking Japanese and foreign physicians, including in-house specialists. Appointments required; however, walk-ins needing urgent care will be accepted. Has arrangements...

Tourist Information in Asakusa & Sumida River

Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

There's a free observatory terrace on the 8th floor (open until 10pm) atop this a striking contemporary building designed by Kengo Kuma (2012). It has lots of info on Asakusa and Ueno, a Pia ticket counter (for...

Medical in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Primary Care Tokyo

Fluent English-speaking, American-trained doctor who can address common health complaints. Appointments accepted and recommended but walk-ins will be seen. Accepts Japanese national health insurance and has...

Tourist Information in Asakusa & Sumida River

Ryōgoku Tourist Information Center

Check whether it is running its occasional walking tours of Ryōgoku. During the Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournaments this office stays open until 7pm.

Tourist Information in Odaiba & Tokyo Bay

Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau

Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau handles applications for work visas and tourist-visa extensions (only available for select nationalities). Take bus 99 from Shinagawa station's Kōnan exit; otherwise it's a...

Dentist in Harajuku & Aoyama

Trust Dental Clinic

English-speaking, American-licensed dentist conveniently located in Harajuku. Appointments recommended; the clinic is very popular, but will try to accommodate walk-ins in need of urgent care. Can provide claim...

Travel Agency in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

JR East Travel Service Center

Tourist information, rail passes, money exchange, same-day baggage storage (¥600), porter services and bookings for ski and onsen getaways. Staff speak English.

Tourist Information in Kōrakuen & Akihabara

Akiba Info

If you’re hunting for specific anime or manga merchandise or anything else in Akihabara, try the helpful English-speaking information desk here. There's also a shop that sells a variety of character goods.

Tourist Information in Kōrakuen & Akihabara

Tokyo Metro Lost & Found

Located in the underground tunnels at Iidabashi Station. For details on how long items are held and for instructions on how to use the online search portal, see

Tourist Information in Ginza & Tsukiji

Information Center Plat Tsukiji

Pick up an English map for all the businesses in Tsukiji Market. There's usually an English speaker here. Also stocks Tsukiji-related souvenirs.

Medical in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Akta Community Centre

Advocating for the health and safety for Tokyo's LGBT community, from the heart of Shinjuku-nichōme, Akta offers free AIDS tests, counselling and any other information you might need.

Tourist Information in Shibuya & Shimo-Kitazawa

Shibuya Station Tourist Information Centre

In the basement of Shibuya Station, in the passageway between exits 8 and 9, this counter has English-speaking staff, a useful map of the area and free city magazines in English.

Tourist Information in Ginza & Tsukiji

G Info

English and occasionally Chinese speakers are available to help at this official Ginza information point outside of Tōkyū Plaza Ginza.

Tourist Information in Ueno & Yanesen

Tourist Information Centre

This Tokyo Metropolitan Government–operated information booth is located in front of Keisei Ueno Station's ticket gate.

Tourist Information in Harajuku & Aoyama

Moshi Moshi Box

Travel advice, area maps and free mags in English; also a a currency exchange machine.