The God city or a popular layover city, Narita is home to Japan’s largest international airport. Located at a distance of 80 kilometers, this city is filled with opportunities mainly to spend a day or two of layovers or if you are inquisitive about exploring a Japanese small-town. With every season having its own charm in Narita, you can visit this place literally anytime of the year yet be amazed with its natural beauty. From popular cherry blossoms to other pretty flora and fauna cascading the city’s parks, the verdure here will leave you mesmerized. The number of shrines and temples, that encompass majority of the festivals and events here, make Narita a tranquil place to be in. Small enough to explore on foot and bicycle, there are regular bus services to the neighboring cities.
Narita Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Narita tips for your visit
- Time Zone: Japan Standard Time; UTC +9
- Currency: Japanese Yen
- Electricity and Internet: The voltage is 100 V/50 Hz / 60 Hz. Internet in the form of wi-fi is available at most of the hotels, restaurants and places of interest.
- Languages: Japanese is the official language of Narita.
- Security: Dial 119 for police, ambulance or fire brigade.
- Off-beaten Path: If any (non-touristy things to do in city)
- Tipping: Tipping in Japan is not customary. If rejected, do not get offended.
- Tourist Traps: NA