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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…
Tourist Information in Shinjuku & Northwest Tokyo

Shinjuku Bus Terminal Tourist Information Center

Nearly paper-free, with iPads you can use to browse the city's official app and English-speaking staff who can help with bookings. There's also a JTB counter here, which can arrange package tours for Tokyo and aroun…
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 the 99 bus from Shinagawa station's Konan exit; otherwise it's a 15-m…
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. It’s located in the Tokyo Anime Centre shop, which sells a variety of …
Tourist Information in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

JNTO Tourist Information Center

Run by the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), this TIC has information on Tokyo and beyond. Staff speak English.
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. There are branches in the two airports, too. Staff speak English.
Tourist Information in Asakusa & Sumida River

Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

This ward-run TIC has lots of info on Asakusa and Ueno, and a Pia ticket counter (for purchasing tickets to concerts and shows), near the entrance to Sensō-ji.
Tourist Information in Ginza & Tsukiji

Information Center Plat Tsukiji

Pick up an English map for all the businesses in the Tsukiji Outer Market. There's usually an English speaker here. Also stocks Tsukiji-related souvenirs.
Medical in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Tokyo Medical & Surgical Clinic

Well-equipped clinic staffed with English-speaking Japanese and foreign physicians. Twenty-four-hour emergency consultation is also available. Note: these guys are pricey.
Tourist Information in Marunouchi & Nihombashi

Tokyo Tourist Information Center

Under the railway tracks, this TIC also has booking counters for tours, money-exchange machines, wi-fi and a shop with a range of souvenirs.