9th Round Table Asia-Pacific – 21 & 22 October 2021

About Tokyo

General information

Tokyo, Japan’s bustling capital city, is a modern, vibrant megalopolis that combines business, knowledge, and innovation. The city is an epitome of fusion where over 400 years of history and Japanese tradition juxtapose with creation, providing a unique experience for all visitors. From historical spots like Asakusa, the Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace to the newest icon TOKYO SKYTREE®, the city offers a unique experience that blends heritage and modernity. Tokyo’s vibrant fashions are as much a feature of the city as its numerous Michelin-starred restaurants. Art and culture lovers will have opportunities to indulge themselves, as will sports fans and nature lovers.

Weather/Clothing advice

At a latitude of 36° North, the climate is humid subtropical (warm and humid summers and cold winters).

September: +22.8°C / 73.0 F
October: +17.5°C / 63.5 F
November: +12.1°C / 53.8 F
December: +7.6°C / 45.7 F

October is the most comfortable season in Tokyo. Warm in the daytime, but it may get a bit chilly in the mornings and evenings. A light jacket is recommended.

Interesting Places to See in Tokyo

Tokyo offers a wealth of options for visitors. Please visit the official tourist websites of Tokyo:


The currency in Japan is the Japanese Yen (JPY). There are coins of 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 500 JPY and notes of 1000, 2000, 5000 and 10000 JPY. For the actual exchange rate please refer to the website of the Bank of Japan:

Emergency information

Police - 110
Fire Brigade - 119
Ambulance - 119


Questions about the Round Table?

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Clara Fernández López, clara@uia.org