Introduction to Japan
Consisting of four main islands amid thousands of smaller ones, Japan combines progressive contemporary culture with respectful traditions. The landscape shifts from high-octane cities to shrine-dotted mountains.IHG’s collection in Japan range from luxury hotels in Tokyo to upscale business hotels and family-friendly beach resorts.
Japanese yen (JPY)
Four-season climate varies by region, from subarctic Hokkaido in the north to the subtropical islands of Okinawa. Rainy season mid May–early July
Arriving from Narita Airport
One of Japan’s four international airports, Narita Airport is 60km from central Tokyo. Journey time one hour by express train (JP¥3,020)
Getting around Japan
Prepaid smartcards such as Tokyo’s Pasmo can be used on public transport throughout Japan.
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