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Electricity

The voltage used throughout Japan is uniformly 100 volts AC. In Kyoto and western Japan, the frequency of electric current is 60HZ.
Japan uses on 100 volts power. This is different from most of the world and means that you will need an adapter for sensitive equipment like computers if you are coming from the U.S. or Europe.
Japan does not use three-pronged plugs, so it may be necessary for you to buy an adapter to use Japan's two pronged outlets.

Taniyamamusen (an electric appliance store)

Electric transformers are available. *Information is provided in English, Chinese, and Spanish.

Address: 589 Teianmaeno-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City
Tel.: +81-(0)75-343-0221