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Festivals

New Year is the most important festival in Japan. It is celebrated between 1st to the 3rd of January.

You can see parades, markets, carnivals and fireworks displays during New Year in Tokyo.

Currency

In Japan they use the Japanese Yen. You can change Hong Kong Dollars into Yen at any bank.

Weather

Tokyo has hot wet summers and mild winters. Sometimes typhoons effect Tokyo in the summer.

Tokyo can have earthquakes, so be careful.

Hotels

Tokyo has a choice of budget to luxury hotels.

Budget hotels include capsule hotels where the rooms are as big as a bed. They are unique to Japan.

Luxury hotels include the Intercontinental Tokyo Bay and the Grand Hyatt Tokyo.

In a traditional Japanese hotel people sleep on the floor.

 

Location

Tokyo is located on the east coast of Japan.

Japan is in Asia and is close to South Korea and China.

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