Travel Tips

Latest Border Measures

Visa Requirements(Short-Term Stay)

Visitors from some countries and regions require a visa to enter Japan. Please refer to the following website for latest official information.

  • We DON’T issue an invitation letter for visitor. Thank you for your understanding.


There are varieties of hotel options around Tokyo Big Sight.



"Japan Wi-Fi auto-connect app" is convenient for visitors. If you register for the app once, it connects you automatically when you reach a Wi-Fi spot all over Japan including Tokyo Big Sight.

Public Transportation

We recommend using a ticketless IC card(Suica or Pasmo) when traveling by train or bus.
It can also be used for payment at shops and restaurants.

Plugs & Electricity

  • Plug Type A
  • The standard voltage is 100V and the frequency is 50 / 60 Hz.


  • The official Japanese currency is the yen (JPY) denoted with the symbol ¥.
    Bills : 1,000 yen / 2,000 yen / 5,000 yen / 10,000 yen
    Coins : 1 yen / 5 yen / 10 yen / 50 yen / 100 yen / 500 yen
  • There is no tipping culture in Japan.