[Tokyo Station / Tokyo]

Tokyo Station building at Marunouchi side

Tokyo Station is main terminal station in center of Tokyo.

In Tokyo station, there are many railways. For example, “Shinkansen” (Tokaido Shinkansen, Tohoku Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen, Hokuriku Shinkansen, and so on), regional commuter lines (Yamanote line, Chuo line, Tokaido line, Joban line, and so on), and metro line (Marunouchi line).

So, it is big station because there are 28 tracks in JR, and 2 tracks in Tokyo Metro. Throughout the day, a lot of trains arrive and depart.

Around Tokyo station, it is near the Marunouchi business district, the Imperial Palace grounds and the Ginza commercial district. So many people use this station everyday.

In 2012, Tokyo Station building at Marunouchi side was restored. It is named “Aka renga station” (red block station). And it is designated as an important cultural property of Japan in 2003.

In Marunouchi North Exit, there is the JR EAST Travel Service Center for foreign travelers. The staffs speaking English, Chinese and Korean tell the tickets and sightseeing information.

Last Sunday, “Tokyo Marathon 2017” was held. The goal of “Tokyo Marathon 2017” is in Tokyo Station building at Marunouchi side.

[Information] Tokyo Station
URL: http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/stations/e1039.html

Tokyo Station building  Tokyo Station building and the Marunouchi business district