Where is the nearest ~?

 

When youre in a new city and need to know where something is, you can ask anybody, Where is the nearest ~?

This simple phrase can you used with anyone you meet.

If you want to be more polite or get someones attention before asking, say, Excuse me, first.

 

Examples:

 

Where is the nearest Starbucks?

いちばん近いスターバックスはどこですか?

 

Where is the nearest train station?

いちばん近い駅はどこですか?

 

Where is the nearest convenience store?

いちばん近いコンビニはどこですか?

 

 

Excuse me, where is the nearest bathroom?

すいません、いちばん近いお手洗いはどこですか?