[NEW] The Imperial Palace and Nihonbashi Tour
We will visit the former Edo Castle, which was the political center of Japan until the mid-19th century, and Nihonbashi, the commercial district of the city.
In Nihonbashi, we will visit old stores and experience good old Tokyo as well as product-making establishment. This tour also includes a visit to the government and commercial district of 17th century Japan (Edo).
◆ Visit the Imperial Palace, the home of Japan’s Imperial Family
◆ Tour the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace and see beautiful seasonal flowers and the ruins of Edo Castle, the home of the powerful shoguns
◆ Walk through historical Nihonbashi, Japan’s major commercial district for over 400 years
◆ Try delicious dashi soup stock at a 300-year-old business
◆ Observe how Japanese seaweed is roasted at another historical establishment
◆ Discover a famous knife shop and see for yourself Japanese knife sharpening.
◆ Learn about washi, traditional Japanese paper, at a centuries-old paper store
◆ Taste a variety of sake at Toyama-kan prefectural store
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
The walking tour starts from Tokyo Station, the starting point of Japan's rail network, to the Imperial Palace, where the Emperor and Empress reside, and see Modern Tokyo, with modern buildings visible on both sides.
We will then walk through Otemon Gate into the East Gardens, which was the political center of the city from the early 17th to the 19th century. There, we will visit the Banya (guard house), the ruins of the Honmaru (main citadel), and other sites. We will then take the subway to Nihonbashi Station.
Visit Nihonbashi Toyama-kan, where you will be introduced to a restaurant and sake tasting experience.
If you wish to have a hotel pick-up, an additional 3,000 yen (tax not included) will be charged.
Please contact us if you would like to take another program after this tour.
Total Price = Basic Fee + Fee per Person * Number of Participants + Tax
・ Transportation expenses to the meeting place
・Extra foods and Drinks ・ souvenirs
※If you wish to have hotel pick-up, an additional 3,300 yen(inc tax) will be charged.
◆The minimum number of participants is 2 adults or 1 adult and 2 children.
◆ Be sure to follow the guide's instructions during the program. We are not responsible for any accidents caused by not following the instructions of the guide.
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