7 Guides on Japanese Signs for Easier Travel in Tokyo

7 Guides on Japanese Signs for Easier Travel in Tokyo

Train stations in Tokyo can be very confusing even for Japanese people. But this confusion probably has more to do with the design of stations and the sheer density of people busily criss-crossing their concourses. Certainly, for English speaking travelers, navigating Tokyo’s rail network should be comparatively easy because so much information, particularly that relating to JR and subway lines and destinations, appears as English subtext on Japanese signs. Similarly, internationally recognised symbols are widely used throughout Japan. However, here are a few additional tips on reading Japanese signs as you travel around Tokyo.[Continue Reading…]