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Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokyo Tokunai Pass), good choice for sightseeing in Tokyo.

JR's Yamanote line (left) and Tokyo Metro (right)
JR’s Yamanote line (left) and Tokyo Metro (right)

When you explore in Tokyo, which pass do you use? I think the first choice is Tokyo Metro 1-Day Open Ticket (710 yen) or Common One-day Ticket for Tokyo Metro & Toei Subway (1000 yen). These passes cover most of places in downtown Tokyo. Only Tokyo Disney Land / Disney Sea and Odaiba are not in coverage area. I agree that subway system is the best and cheapest option for most of travellers in Tokyo.

But how about JR deals? When I visited in Tokyo, I recognized JR trains are much easier to ride and faster. And JR East offers Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokyo Tokunai Pass). This ticket is very useful.

In this post, I would like to show you how to use this pass and compare with subway deals. Continue reading

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