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Compare many discount tickets and passes for sightseeing Tokyo. How to choose the right tickets?

Toei Subway Oedo line connects Shinjuku with Tsukiji Market.
Toei Subway Oedo line connects Shinjuku with Tsukiji Market.

I wrote new post to tell you about the train system in Tokyo. Please refer the post, Guide to take trains in Tokyo. How to choose the best deal and the best route by train to get the major spots? to get the detailed information.

I wrote “How much can we use Japan Rail Pass in downtown Tokyo” in the previous post. I explained to use Japan Railways’ train in Tokyo and you cannot access to some of the spots in Tokyo. Subway is sometimes more convenient than JR trains. If you decide That you don’t use Japan Rail Pass while you stay in Tokyo, what kind of the pass/ticket should we use. Is a single ticket the best option? Now I would like to explain you about several discount tickets and passes for sightseeing in Tokyo. Continue reading

How to access to Tsukiji Market by Japan Rail Pass

Tsukiji Market is the biggest fish market in Japan. ©JNTO
Tsukiji Market is the biggest fish market in Japan. ©JNTO

This is the most popular destination for the foreign travellers in Metro Tokyo. Tsukiji Market (築地市場) is the biggest wholesale market in Japan. You can see “Seri” that means the auction. Especially viewing Seri for Tuna is very popular. It is held from 5:00 am to 6:30 am on weekdays. You can taste very fresh sushi at the reasonable price!

You can get Tsukiji Market by Japan Railway. But you need to walk. So I show you how to get there by Japan Railway only for Japan Rail Pass user. And also I show you most popular and convenient way that is using subway. Continue reading