Relocating to Tokyo?
Destination Guide for Tokyo, Japan, including a brief overview of Tokyo with some pictures and information of expat-related facilities.
We hope this information will be a valuable resource to expats coming to or currently residing in Tokyo, as well as the HR department of foreign companies.
Tokyo Destination Guide
Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is at the center of Japanese politics, administration, and economy. Not only are many major companies' head offices located in Tokyo, it is also seen as the industrial center in every field. Many foreign embassies, as well as foreign companies, have their bases in Central Tokyo, where many foreigners also reside. Recently, sign postings' and facilities' information being translated into multiple languages is increasing in Tokyo in order to aid foreigners in living in comfort and with convenience.
Most foreign expats live in areas such as Minato-ku and Shibuya-ku where many foreign related facilities have gathered. International schools and supermarkets selling foreign products are concentrated in these areas. There are also many residential properties being rented to foreigners that aid in providing a good environment for foreigners to live without any inconvenience.
In the suburbs of Tokyo, there are many detached houses for foreign families. Many foreign residents live along the school bus route for the international schools located outside Tokyo. The suburbs such as Setagaya-ku and Meguro-ku, which are quiet residential areas with a line of low-rise residences and lush greenery, are also popular among foreign families.
In Tokyo, there are many traditional tourist attractions such as Asakusa, Ueno, and Kagurazaka. There are also many trendy shopping areas such as Harajuku, Shibuya, Odaiba, and Ginza. There are many things to do in Tokyo that will add to the enjoyment of your weekend.
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