[BRAND-NEW!] Tokyo 7-Hour Free Choice Tour
Tokyo is one of the largest cities in the world. In places like Shinjuku and Shibuya, one can find the most modern and cutting-edge stores and activities.
At the same time, there are shrines, temples, and historical buildings, as well as abundant nature in parts of the city center and seaside areas.
Furthermore, there are world-class centers of youth culture such as Akihabara, which is home to anime, manga, cosplay, and otaku.
Different people will be attracted by different aspects of Tokyo. Our tour guides, who know Tokyo inside and out, will tailor your tours to meet your expectations and take you to the places that best suit your needs.
The tour begins at the hotel in Tokyo where you are staying or at the North Exit of Tokyo Station. After listening to your requests, our guides, who are well versed in Tokyo, will propose a tour course that is suitable for you.
Examples of Areas:
(1) Asakusa, Ueno, Yanaka, etc.: Traditional culture area
(2) Imperial Palace, Congress, Tokyo Tower, etc.: Central Tokyo area
(3) Ginza, Nihonbashi, etc.: Shopping area
(4) Tsukiji, Tsukishima, Toyosu, etc.: Food area
(5) Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, etc.: subcenter area
(6) Harajuku, Aoyama, Roppongi, etc.: Art area
(7) Shinagawa, Odaiba, etc.: Seaside area
You can also visit more than one of the above areas.
1. Asakusa, Ueno, Yanaka, Akihabara area
This area is a town of religion and culture with a rich history. The old-fashioned townscape remains, offering a nostalgic atmosphere.
Sensoji Temple: This is the largest and oldest temple in Tokyo. It is the most popular spot for foreign tourists.
Tokyo Sky Tree: This is a 634-meter-high radio tower. The view from the observation decks at 350m and 450m is breathtaking.
Kappabashi Tool Street: There are many kitchenware and kitchen knife stores here. This street is the best place to buy kitchenware and knives.
Ueno Park: The park is one of the famous cherry blossom viewing spots. It also has shrines, temples, museums, art galleries, and a zoo.
Ameyoko: A shopping street with stores selling fresh produce and miscellaneous goods.
Yanaka: One of the few towns where Japanese architecture and lifestyle from the late 1800s to the late 1900s still remain.
Akihabara: A town of consumer electronics. It is also a town of pop culture and anime.
2. Imperial Palace and Tokyo Station Area
The political and economic center of Japan. The Imperial Palace, many national institutions, and the headquarters of major corporations are located here.
The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace: The stone walls are reminiscent of the grandeur of the old Edo Castle, and the Japanese garden shows various expressions depending on the season.
Chidorigafuchi: A famous cherry blossom viewing spot.
Marunouchi: High-rise office building district.
3. Ginza/Nihonbashi Area
Ginza and Nihonbashi areas have been flourishing as commercial centers since the 17th century.
Ginza: The area is a mecca for luxury shopping and fine dining. Major department stores, luxury brand stores, long-established specialty stores, and upscale clubs and bars line the streets.
Nihonbashi: Numerous long-established specialty stores and modern shopping buildings line the streets.
Kabuki-za: Japan's leading kabuki theater. Kabuki souvenir stores are located in the basement.
4. Tsukiji, Tsukishima, Ryogoku Area:
This area is a town where seafood and fruit stores developed around the Tsukiji Market. It is also a town of sumo created around the Sumo Stadium( Kokugikan).
Tsukiji Outer Market: The area has about 60 seafood and fruit/vegetable wholesalers and 400 retailers. This is the best place to eat sushi.
Tsukiji Honganji Temple: The temple's exterior is modeled after ancient Indian Buddhist architecture. The main hall is also open to the public, where Buddhist rituals such as Buddhist rites can be seen.
Hamarikyu Garden: This is a representative 17th- to 18th-century feudal lord's garden. The contrast between the traditional teahouses, well-maintained trees, and modern buildings is fascinating.
Tsukishima: The soul food of Tokyoites, monja-yaki.
Ryogoku: A town of Sumo. You may be able to take a picture with a sumo wrestler.
5. Shinjuku and Ikebukuro Area
Shinjuku and Ikebukuro are new areas that began to be developed in the 1960s. The west side of Shinjuku Station in particular is a high-rise district with many Tokyo Metropolitan Government agencies.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Deck: The observation deck is located on the 45th floor (202 meters). You can see Mt.Fuji if the weather is fine.
Shinjuku Gyoen: This garden skillfully combines a European-style garden, a landscape garden, and a Japanese garden. The cherry blossoms in spring and the autumn leaves in fall are lovely.
Kabukicho: The area is Japan's largest entertainment district with manga cafes, internet cafes, restaurants, pubs, cabarets, host clubs, girls' bars, and pachinko parlors.
Otome Road: There is a concentration of stores selling anime and manga-related goods for women.
6. Shibuya, Aoyama and Harajuku Area
This is a commercial area that has developed since the 1970s. It is a trendy town overflowing with youth culture and fashion.
Meiji Jingu Shrine: This shrine is dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken, who led the modernization of Japan. It is one of the most popular spots for foreign tourists. You may be able to see a wedding procession.
Takeshita-dori: This street is the birthplace of "kawaii fashion" and is lined with stores selling general merchandise and fashion items for young people.
Omotesando: This area is home to many apparel brands for young people, and the latest fashion is always being presented.
Shibuya Scramble Crossing: This is one of the world's most prominent intersections, with an estimated 3,000 pedestrians crossing the street at a green light in two minutes. Seeing so many pedestrians crossing the road in an orderly fashion without bumping into each other is worth experiencing.
The statue of Hachiko: Hachiko was a loyal dog who waited for his master's return for ten years after the master's death. This story was also made into a movie starring Richard Gere.
Total Price = Basic Fee + Fee per Person * Number of Participants + Tax
Admission and entrance fees (including the guide's admission and entrance fee)
Food, drink, shopping, etc.
Transportation to and from the meeting place
If you wish to have a hotel pick-up (over a 10-minute walk of stations on the JR Yamanote Line), an additional 3,300 yen (tax included) will be charged.
◆Please follow the instructions of the guide during the program. We are not responsible for any accidents that may occur due to disobedience to the guide's instructions.
◆ In principle, English is the language of instruction. If you would like to request a tour in Chinese, French, Spanish, German, Italian, etc., please contact us in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will reply to you regarding the availability of the service. An additional fee of ¥1,100 per person will be charged for languages other than English.
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