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Tokyo One-day Tour

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Tokyo is the world's most populous metropolitan area and the center of Japanese culture; everything gathers in Tokyo from all over the country. The city is the capital of Japan, as well as its economic and industrial center.

Experience traditional culture at gardens, shrines, and temples; then enjoy the newest trends in Japanese culture at Shibuya, Harajuku, and other locations. The mingling of traditional culture with the latest developments makes Tokyo the most enjoyable city in the world.

schedule

9:00AM

Depart your hotel with an English-speaking guide by chartered coach

9:30AM

Arrive at Hama-rikyu Garden, a large and historical garden in Tokyo.

Hama-rikyu GardensHama-rikyu Garden

This garden was built during the Edo Period (1603-1867) for a Daimyo (Japanese Feudal Lord). Enjoy hundreds of different flowers and trees, tea ceremony houses, and pond. Transfer to Hinode Pier (10 mins).

Hama-rikyu Tea ceremony houseHama-rikyu Tea Ceremony House

10:50AM

Start Sumida River Cruise:  Enjoy a boat ride from Hinode Pier to Asakuksa (40 min)

11:30AM

Arrive at Asakusa, one of the most popular attractions in Tokyo’s “old town.  Asakusa’s two main attractions are Asakusa Kannon Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street. The temple is approached via the long narrow shopping street lined with shops selling traditional crafts, souvenirs, and delicious food. Enjoy lunch here.

AsakusaAsakusa

1:15PM

Depart Asakusa for Edo Museum.

1:30PM

Arrive Edo-Tokyo Museum.

Edo Tokyo ExteriorEdo Tokyo Museum Exterior

Learn about Tokyo from the museum’s impressive History & Culture exhibition.

Real life of Edo periodReal life of Edo period

2:45PM

Depart the Edo-Tokyo Museum. You will see the Imperial Palace, the National Diet Building (Japanese Congress), and Meiji Shrine on the way to Shibuya from the coach window.

Double Bridge leading to the main gate of Imperial Palace
 over the moats Double Bridge leading to the main gate of Imperial Palace over the moats

Aerial view of Meiji ShrineAerial view of Meiji Shrine

3:45PM

Arrive at Shibuya, where youth pop culture starts. Feel the new Tokyo culture and enjoy hundreds of different shops!

Aerial view of Meiji ShrineShibuya

5:15PM

Return to your hotel

departure day

Everyday
9:00am – 18:00pm



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Tour Highlights

  • 01 Hama-rikyu Gardens

    Originally established as the private garden of an Edo-era feudal lord, Hama-rikyu is now a sprawling oasis that is open to the public.

  • 02 Sumida River Cruise

    40-minutes cruise under the Sumida river's lovely and historic bridge.

  • 03 Asakusa

    Tokyo One-day tour would not be complete without a tour of Asakusa and Nakamise-dori shopping arcade

  • 04 Edo-Tokyo Museum

    Museum of the history of Tokyo during the Edo-period

  • 05 Meiji Shrine

    Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Meiji Emperor and his wife

 

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