Explore major spots selected by Tokyo Experts! Feel history in a day!
First time visiting Tokyo? Where to go? This is the perfect plan for you, see all the must-sees!
Start at Meiji Shrine in Harajuku, enjoy the shrine surrounded by nature. Then climb Tokyo’s icon, Tokyo Tower and enjoy the view of this mega city. For lunch, try some tasty seafood at Tsukiji and then walk up the boutique town, Ginza. Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace are also close by. Lastly, buy some souvenirs in Asakusa.
It is a tour packed with various genres, food, nature and landscapes! You will learn about the history and directions of each sights, after this tour of Tokyo there is no doubt you be familiar with the history of Tokyo. Let’s discover all the must-sees in Tokyo!
・Feel the history that made Tokyo the center of Japan. If you enjoy historical spots, this plan is for you!
・Visit the famous must-see spots, we will travel using the high-tech Japanese public transport. Your guide will tell you where to get on and off. You will not only be able to see the major sightseeing spots, but also the city, culture, people of Tokyo.
・This is a travel route hard to do without a local person from Tokyo. Why not enjoy sightseeing without the use of a map?
・Meiji Jingu: It is the shrine with the most first time shrine visiters in Japan, and one of the most crowded places on January 1st. A shrine surrounded by nature on a wide landscape, experience an urban oasis.
・Tokyo Tower: A symbol of Tokyo built in 1958. The architecture from the inside is amazing, and the scenery from the observatory is superior! Tokyo Sky Tree has also been built, however Tokyo Tower which has experienced and created the history of Tokyo overtime continues to attract people for its unique appearance.
・Tsukiji Fish Market: Tsukiji has been an active wholesale market in Japan for 83 years, the scale is said to be the largest in the world! Although the market moved location in 2018, Tsukiji continues to be loved by the people, and many shops are still present. Tourists who want to eat delicious seafood in Japan, this will surely please you.
・Ginza Chuo Dori: Dior? Chanel? You name it, find the world’s boutiques lined up. This is one of the leading, luxurious shopping districts in Tokyo. Let’s walk through the streets of Ginza, look at shops ranging from well-known boutiques to the latest gadgets in town.
・Tokyo Station: The gateway to Japan, Tokyo Station. An important cultural asset made from red brick has been restored to its former form! A recommended place to see the Imperial Palace.
・East Gardens of the Imperial Palace: The land where an edo castle was built, today the emperor of Japan lives here. Here, there is a garden where people can enter freely. This palace is the center of Japanese history connecting to present day Tokyo.
・Asakusa Temple: A large red lantern is the symbol of Asakusa! A beautiful vermillion temple, a must-see in Japan! It is a famous spot in Tokyo, whom everyone visits in Tokyo. There are many shopping streets with little souvenir shops.
・Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be walking a lot
・There is a lot of walking/public transport usage
・Tour finishing point is different to tour starting point. Please consult the guide if you would like to change your finishing point.
・Lunch (dinner) is not included, however meals can be purchased along the way
・Spot6: "the Imperial Palace East Garde" is close from the end of July to October due to renovation. Your otomo tour guide will take you to alternative spot (you can enter Otemon and Nijubashi bridge instead)
The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
In front of the building right across from the Omotesando Exit of the JR line, Harajuku Station