But how do you navigate this vast metropolis, which is widely considered as one of the most di cult cities to get around? In our cover article we write about the best phone apps that can help you nd your way around the city simply and fast.
The Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) recently launched the Japan O cial Travel App (jnto.go.jp/smartapp/eng) in Chinese, English and Korean, o ering a mix of content such as travel articles with practical information on how to get around, route mapping and guides to customs.
Another new app useful for anyone aiming to get out of Tokyo is the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen Reservation App (smart-ex.jp/en/lp/app), which o ers train bookings in English – in this case for the bullet train (shinkansen). Importantly, it also allows you to change bookings up to four minutes before departure.
Have a successful trip to Tokyo – directly from Warsaw!