Bureau of Industrial and Labor Affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
Tokyo’s official tourism guidebooks renewed as the Tokyo Travel Guide
Up to now, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau had prepared and distributed the Tokyo Handy Guide (an official tourism guidebook) and the Tokyo Handy Map (a tourist map) for tourists visiting Tokyo.
In order to further enhance convenience and practicality for travelers, the elements of the Tokyo Handy Map have been combined with the Tokyo Handy Guide and published as the “Tokyo Travel Guide.”
Basic information on the Tokyo Travel Guide
Japanese, English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Thai
A5 portrait orientation, single gatefold cover
Maps, railroad network map, airport access, introduction on tourist spots by area, various contact information, etc.
- Publication dates
＜Japanese and English＞ Monday, January 22, 2018
＜Other languages＞ Friday, March 30, 2018
* Scheduled date of printed versions
* Digital versions available on the Digital Pamphlet Gallery of the “GO TOKYO” official Tokyo tourism site
URL：http://www.gotokyo.org/book/( External link )
- Number of copies issued
3.5 million copies
- Places of distribution
Tokyo Tourist Information Centers, Tokyo tourist information desks designated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, airports, and hotels
* To be distributed as the Travel Guide becomes available
- More tourist spots
Changed to size A5 to make it wider than the former “Tokyo Handy Guide” and added more tourist spots introduced by area.
- More information on the Tama Area
Increased the number of pages covering the Tama Area from four to six, in order to introduce Tokyo’s broad appeals.
- Full Map of Tokyo
So that travelers can enjoy sightseeing in Tokyo by carrying around just this Travel Guide, the elements of the “Tokyo Handy Map” have been included and the foldout shows a full map of Tokyo.