#1023

Stay on the line

When in Tokyo, try and stay either on the same train line or at the very least stay on the same train company's lines (Tokyo Metro, Toei, JR, etc.). You will save yourself from the stress of changing trains at crowded stations, and more importantly will be saving money; routes that include transfers between train companies will always be more expensive than staying on one company's lines.

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Domo!

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