Japanese in Japan

The Post Office

A red mailbox beside the street

In Japan, the function of the post office is to handle letters and packages, and to sell stamps. Conveniently located, the post office has operating hours of about 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Mail boxes on the street are generally red and can be found everywhere.


  • "Buying Stamps"
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  • "Savings Accounts at the Post Office"
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