Nippori Station travel guide

Nippori Station, called Nippori-eki in Japanese, is located in Arakawa, a Tokyo’s special ward. The station, like Tokyo itself, enjoys a long and abundant history. “Nippori” means “place where the sun sets”, and this quiet area hearkens back to the charms of yesteryear.

Nippori Station was inaugurated in 1905. Today, it serves over one hundred thousand passengers each day. Will your travels take you through Nippori Station? Employ this handy travel guide to learn about the station’s train lines and nearby attractions.

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How to get to Roppongi and what to do

Roppongi, meaning “six trees,” is a neighborhood of contradictions. It is home to head offices of huge companies such as Google and Goldman Sachs. It offers all-inclusive living spaces that include apartments, parks, shopping, and office space.

Enormous game-changing skyscrapers enclose luxury hotels, such as the Ritz-Carlton. The neighborhood is considered a hive of fine art and architecture. Roppongi and the surrounding districts host a large expat community and several foreign embassies. But that’s not all.

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The new Pokémon Monorail between Tokyo and Haneda

To celebrate its 55th anniversary, Tokyo Monorail will launch a special edition Pokémon Monorail which will connect Haneda Airport with Tokyo. The highly anticipated new train will feature stunning designs from the global franchise including pictures of Pikachu and other loved characters.

Each car of the new train will have a different Pokémon theme based on the different types of characters. The first car will feature Pikachu, Pokémon’s most famous character, the second car will be based around water and ice-type Pokémon, and the third car will display grass-types and other types of characters.

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Fuji Excursion: New direct train from Shinjuku to Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji is a breathtaking destination which is right at the top of many visitors’ bucket lists. It offers sensational views which have inspired Japanese art for centuries but, at over 3,500 meters above sea level, it has not been the easiest place to get to!

The great news is that the launch of the new Fuji Excursion train has made it much easier. It connects Shinjuku Station (Tokyo) directly to Mount Fuji which saves travelers a great deal of time as well as the hassle of making multiple changes.

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