Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?
Yes. Yes - Mar 2019
To some extent, yes. It is crowded and the infrastructure is old in parts. - Mar 2018
It may be difficult to use public transportation. - Feb 2014
Not many. There are elevators and ramps. - Apr 2013
lots. - Jan 2011
Many; handicapped access is a new concept in Japan, so unfortunately many Japanese in wheelchairs are simply confined to their homes. It"s a shame but true. - Oct 2008
Much of the city is NOT wheelchair-friendly but many of the newer train stations are much better. Handicapped elevators are prevalent in many buildings. We had a friend visit who was in a wheelchair and needed strong people to lift him in his wheelchair down/up stairs on the subways from time to time... definitely not easy, but possible with assistance. - Jan 2008