How to get from Narita Airport to Shinjuku

Shinjuku is a lively part of the capital which is famous for its shops and entertainment. It’s renowned for its karaoke bars, neon-lit streets, and its towering skyscrapers.

The district is also home to the world’s busiest train station, which serves over two million passengers each day. It’s common point of connection for visitors heading to various other parts of the prefecture as it links around 12 different rail lines.

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Narita to Haneda: How to travel between Tokyo airports

Narita and Haneda both serve Tokyo and it’s typical to transfer between the two airports. However, people who are booking flights often underestimate the distance between them.

Narita is 70 km east of Tokyo whereas Haneda is 19 km south of the capital. There are many ways of making the journey from Narita to Haneda (or vice versa) and the journey time varies greatly depending on the chosen route.

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Yoyogi Park: Access and things to do

Yoyogi Park, called Yoyogi-Koen in Japanese, has been described as “one of the liveliest parks in the city.” It is also one of the largest green spaces in Tokyo. It is located conveniently between two other bucket list areas, Shibuya and Harajuku.

Festivals and other events are held there almost every weekend. Whether you’re traveling solo, in a group, as a couple, or with children, Yoyogi Park offers something for everyone.

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Ueno Station Travel Guide

Located in the Taito ward of Tokyo, Ueno Station has long been a traditional transportation hub. It was constructed in 1883 and inspired a pre-1912 poem by the young Ishikawa Takuboku. A memorial plate concerning the poem can be viewed inside the station. Today, Ueno Station is utilized both by local commuters and the long distance trains coming to Tokyo from northern regions of Japan.

Smaller than many of the other stations in Tokyo, Ueno Station is well suited to the international traveler. Consider the following information to help make your trip fun and worry-free!

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Shinjuku’s Golden Gai: Best bars and how to get there

Six alleys in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho red light district are lined with tightly packed independent bars. Glows from within light up the night, but this isn’t the neon city you expect when in Tokyo. This is the Golden Gai, an unfiltered and unpolished doorway into the other side of Tokyo’s nightlife.

What is the Golden Gai? How do you get there? What should you do (or not do) while you are there? We’ve scraped together the savory and seedy details in this Golden Gai travel guide.

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