The Tokyo Metro app   東京メトロアプリ

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With 330 km divided into a dozen lines, it's not always easy to find your way on the Tokyo subway ... But a new app is here to help you.

Tokyo Metro offers users a new free application "Tokyo Subway Navigation for Tourists." The app instantly provides information necessary for any ride, including lines of Tokyo Metro and those of Toei Tokyo Metro.

It's presentation is basic but effective: a network map and a tool "from ... to ...". Geotagging allows you to find the nearest station, but most of the application works "offline," so your good to go even if you are not connected to the internet.

The application is available in English, Chinese and Korean, for Iphone and Android, all saving confused travelers time and money in the underground maze that is the Tokyo subway.

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