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Doing Business in Tokyo by Subway

Are you visiting Tokyo any time soon for business (or leisure)? If this will be your first time in Japan, you might be feeling exactly how I felt when I found out I was going there on my first business trip. Especially if you don’t speak Japanese.

I visited Japan for the first time this year (in March). I had to schedule several meetings and get ready for the challenge. Once hotel and flight were booked, I started looking for information about the best way to get around town. Of course the famous Tokyo Subway was the first thing that came to my mind. I had always heard about their effective transportation system, but did not know if it was the right choice for a business trip. What I realized is that it is in fact the best way to move around Tokyo.