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Identity Card:
  • Capital Tokyo

  • People . 127 368 088 hab

  • Constitution : Constitutional Monarchy

  • Language Japanese

  • Religion Shintoism and Buddhism .

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : For a stay of less than three months no visa is required for French .

    • Passport As against a valid passport is of course essential .

      • Currency Yen (JPY)

      • Currency rates & 1 euro = 130,571 yen;

      • Payment Cards The valves are widely implanted in all cities. International credit cards can also be used to pay directly in most large chain stores, restaurants, hotels ...

      • Budget stay 1 Week 350-700 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person.
          Average . 15-25 € / person
          Premium more than 50 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 15 € / night
            Average : 40-80 € / night
            Premium : more than 150 € / night


            How to get there?

            • plane The main international airports in Japan are Narita Airport (Tokyo) and Kansai (Osaka). Air France and the Japanese companies Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer regular flights to Japan. It takes between 700 and 1,000 euros for a round-trip Paris-Tokyo flight ,, 11.30am on average.

            • boat Since South Korea, boats connect Fukuoka (Hakata) in Pusan, Korea. The trip takes about 2 hours.

              On site:

              • Car : The road network is excellent and covers the entire territory. Motorways are numerous and well maintained. Remember that in Japan they drive on the left. You can drive with your French license in Japan, provided it translated into Japanese by the Japan Automobile Federation www. jaf.or.jp

              • Bus . In addition to the train, local bus networks will get you in the most remote parts of Japan

              • train The rail network is very developed and powerful, all cities are served by fast trains. As against the train is not given, it is almost as expensive as the plane.

              • plane The internal network of air transport is very modern, two airlines, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways, the main towns regularly.

                • Vaccinations No vaccinations are mandatory

                • Tips : The medical care is very expensive in Japan are advised to take out travel insurance covering medical expenses .

                  • Delinquency: Japan is one of the safest countries in the world, you can go or you like at any time of day or night. Minimal vigilance is still necessary in crowded places.

                  • Drug GHB: It was reported a few cases of people who have been drugged without their knowledge in the bars and nightclubs of Tokyo red light districts (Roppongi, Kabukicho). Never leave your drink unattended, drug GHB not asleep but destroys your natural defense reactions. Police: 110

                  • natural disaster risks: Due to its geographical location, Japan suffers every year from numerous earthquakes, of greater or lesser magnitude. Typhoons are another hazard to be considered, they affect Japan in the summer, between May and October. Winds of up to 300km / h.

                    • Climate : The climate is comparable to that of France with four distinct seasons .

                    • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in summer and 5 & deg; C in winter in Tokyo .

                    • Best time to reach In the spring (March-April) when the cherry trees are in bloom

                      Daily life: