Visit various sites in Japan! Useful phrases for sightseeing

Visit various sites in Japan! Useful phrases for sightseeing

Update: 21 November 2016

Where do you want to go in Japan? Those phrases will help you when sightseeing.

Where is …?

○○はどこですか?
(…wa do-ko des ka?)

example of …
ticket office
チケット販売所(chi-ket-to han-ba-i jo)
entrance
入口(i-ri-gu-chi)
exit
出口(de-gu-chi)
information desk
案内所(an-nai jo)
rest room
トイレ(to-i-re)
locker
ロッカー(rok-kā)

How much will the ticket for the … cost?

○○のチケットはいくらですか?
(…no chi-ket-to wa i-ku-ra des ka?)

example of …
kabuki (classical Japanese dance and drama)
歌舞伎(ka-bu-ki)
amusement park
テーマパーク(tē-ma pā-ku)
shrine
神社(jin-ja)

I would like to purchase … ticket(s). (when you tell the number of ticket you want)

○○枚ください。
(…ma-i ku-da-sa-i.)

example of …
1
(i-chi)
2
(ni)
3
(san)
4
(yon)
5
(go)
6
(ro-ku)
7
(na-na)
8
(ha-chi)
9
(kyū)
10
(jū)
20
(ni-jū)
30
(san-jū)

Do you have a pamphlet in … language?

○○語のパンフレットはありますか?
(…go no pan-fu-ret-to wa a-ri mas ka?)

example of …
Chinese
中国(chū-go-ku)
Korean
韓国(kan-ko-ku)
English
英(e-i)
Thai
タイ(ta-i)
Malay
マレー(ma-rē)
Indonesian
インドネシア(i-n-do-ne-shi-a)

Do you have an audio guide?

音声ガイドはありますか?
(on-se-i ga-i-do wa a-ri mas ka?)

Could you help me take a picture?

写真を撮ってください。
(sya-shin o tot-te ku-da-sa-i.)

Is the seat next to you available?

隣の席は空いていますか?
(to-na-ri no se-ki wa a-i-te i-mas ka?)

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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