Are you new to Japan or staying for quite sometime or staying for long time? This information page is helpful for all.

 1. Embassies

 2. Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

 3. Banks

 4. Immigration

 5. Newspapers

 6. Medical

 7. International Schools

 8. Transportation

a. Air Travel

b. Trains

c. Buses

d. Bullet Train Setrvice

e. Tokyo Metro subway interactive map 

 9. Restaurants

10.Japan Sightseeing Guide

11.Online Japanese for daily survival

12 Spiritual

13.Currency Exchange

14 Bangla Calendar


             1. Embassies

  • Indian Embassy
    2-2-11 Kudan Minami
    Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102
    Tel. (03)3262-2391  , Fax : 03-3234-4866
    Access: 5 minutes walk from Exit 2 of subway Kudanshita St.

  • Other Embassies in Japan

2. Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

   Indian Grocery Stores 

  • Ambika Trading Co.
    Ambika House, 3-19-2 Kuramae.
    Taito-Ku, Tokyo 111-0051
    Tel: 03-6908-8077

  • Baticrom
    03-6682-8323 and 090-3913-4440

  • India@Home


          Superstores with English labels on items

National Azabu
4-5-2 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku.
(5 min walk from Hiroo station on the Hibiya line, across from Arisugawa Park)

3. Banks

  • State Bank of India, Tokyo

    Tokyo Tatemono Nihonbashi Building,
    4th Floor,
    1-3-13, Nihonbashi,Chuo-Ku, Tokyo 103 0027
    Tel – 03-3517-3711 / 03-3517-3700
    Fax – 03-3517-3720 (Remittance) / 03-3277-5621
    Fax – 03-3517-3721

  • Bank of India, Tokyo
    Marunouchi Nakadori Building,
    2-2-3,Marunouchi, Chiyoda Ku, Tokyo.
    Tel: (03)3212-0911 ; Fax: (03)3214-8667

  •        3 minutes walk from JR Tokyo St. (Marunouchi South Exit)
           1 minute from Nijubashimae St. Exit 4 (Subway Chiyoda Line) 


4. Immigration

  • Immigration Information

     Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau,
     5-5-30 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8255
     Tel: 03-5796-7111



 5. Newspapers

  •  The Japan Times

       English-language newspaper in Japan.

  •  The Japan News

      Online version of The Japan News



6. Medical

  • The following are a list of doctors and medical services in the Tokyo area that have English speaking staff.

 7. International Schools

  •  One of the most important decisions facing the Expat family in Japan is finding a school that meets the children's requirements and parents' expectations. Use the list below to find international schools in the area where you will be living,



  • Another link, which covers listing of all the schools in Japan with curriculums in English.


 8. Trasportation

  • Japan has an efficient public transportation network, especially within metropolitan areas and between the large cities. Japanese public transportation is characterized by its punctuality, its superb service, and the large crowds of people using it.

  • Air Travel

Narita Airport - Gateway to Japan

Offers flight arrival and departure information, services, and facilities. Terminal information, Flight number…..,

  • Trains

The following is a guide on how to use trains and subways in Japan.

  • Tokyo Metro subway printable map

Shinkansen (bullet trains) are only operated by the Japan Railways. They use separate tracks and platforms. A "limited express fee" has to be paid in addition to the base fare for local trains.

  • Buses

Basic information about local and short-distance buses in Japan and how to use them.


Visit the highway bus page for more information on long distance bus travel.

 9. Restaurants

     Over 350 restaurants with an English menu in the Tokyo Metropolitan area arranged by type alphabetical index.

 10. Japan Sightseeing Guide

  •  Japan Guide Homepage, Travel index, - Sightseeing Guide, Accomodation, Transportation,Food , Essentials...


11. Online Japanese for daily survival

  • A good resource for everyone interested in studying Japanese. offers a free online dictionary, Japanese lessons, discussion forum, and useful links.


  • Practice Japanese on-line

  • NHK - Japan Broadcasting Corporation Japanese Lessons; NHK World Japanese Lesson's web site!
    NHK airs Japanese lessons for people of various languages on its international shortwave RADIO JAPAN service.
    On this site, you can listen to those lessons. You can Select from the list of different language versions.

12 Spiritual

  • Vedanta Society Of Japan

Nippon Vedanta Kyokai
4-18-1 Hisagi
Zushi-shi 249
Kanagawa ken, Japan
Phone: 0468-73-0428
Fax: 81-468-730592

  • Iskcon Japan: International Society for Krishna Consciousness

13 Currency Exchange

  • Currency Exchange Rates Calculator. Convert any amount from one currecy to another.

  • Or

         World Currency Exchange The World Currency Exchange page has been optimized for use with Netscape 2.0 to take advantage of the FRAMES technology. 

14. Bangla Calendar

  • Bengali Calendar.