Tokyo Motor Show: Most Famous Show in the World

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  • TOKYO MOTOR SHOW SHORT HISTORY

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    This event is one of the most famous motor shows in the world. The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA) hosted this event. They hold this event every two years, which in this event they introduce to the visitors about new cars, motorcycles, and etc. Since 2011, this event was held at Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba, Japan.

    They introduce not only the domestic car brands, but they also introduce the international car brands, such as Mini Cooper, Mazda, Volkswagen, Bugatti, Ferrari, and etc. Spectators have the show’s demonstration as an opportunity to see the exterior design, interior design, passenger safety, and the green technology of the cars.

    THE ATTRACTIONS

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    The first Tokyo Motor Show was held in 1954. At that time, around 265 vehicles were displayed. There are only seventeen passenger cars, and the others are trucks, buses, and motorcycles. This first time Tokyo Motor Show was visited about 547,000 visitors.

    There are also some parts of the cars, such as tools, tires, entertainment systems, which are displayed throughout the convention hall. You will be able to see the parts of the cars that can make the vehicles safer and easier to drive. Not only that, but you can also improve your audio and navigation systems of your car with those parts too.

    ACCESS

    This event is held between October-November at Tokyo Big Sight in Odaiba. You can reach there for about 1hour from Shinjuku, Tokyo to Kokusai-Tenjijo Seimon Station, and take a short walk to the Tokyo Big Sight. This event opens from 10.00am to 08.00pm, and until 06.00pm on Sundays.
    For the admission fees, you must pay 1500 yen (1300 yen for advance tickets), 1300 yen after 03.00pm (except Sundays), and 500 yen after 06.00pm (except Sundays).
    For this year, Tokyo Motor Show will be open to the public at October 30 to November 8, 2015.

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