Tokyo | 7.0h
All "Must-Sees"! Enjoy your First-Time Visit Tokyo!
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Chosen by Tokyo's experts! Visit all the must-see venues in Tokyo!


The perfect tour for first-time visitors to Tokyo where you visit all the must-see sites in one day! Travel around Japan's capital, Tokyo, which has prospered as the center of economic, social, and cultural growth since the Edo era, 400 years ago. Tokyo is replete with fabulous sites. The imperial household stands where the Edo castle used to be; Tokyo is full of temples and shrines, fish markets, a radio tower and much more. A fun-filled plan with a variety of categories: history, culture, and food! The guide will take you around and provide interesting explanations. Just relax even if you're new to Tokyo. At the end of this tour, you will be just as familiar with Tokyo as the Japanese!

Highlights


・You will learn how Tokyo became the center of Japan - perfect for those who enjoy historical venues. 
・We will take trains to visit famous venues. You will be riding and switching trains so you can experience the city, people and culture of Tokyo. 
・Traveling this route on your own is difficult. It's a great chance to wander around Tokyo without having the trouble of staring at a map!

Attractions




  • Meiji Jingu Shrine:
    Meiji Jingu is a shrine which has the most worshippers in Japan and is one of the most popular sightseeing spots. Its vast temple is surrounded by greenery and is the city's oasis which is enjoyable for both locals and tourists. Enjoy the spiritual atmosphere. 


  • Tokyo Tower:
    Tokyo Tower was built in 1958 and is Tokyo's symbol. It has a strong presence amid the crowded buildings, even in a city as large as Tokyo. Although the newer tower, Skytree, is a taller building than Tokyo Tower, people are still attracted to Tokyo Tower's majestic appearance. 


  • Tsukiji Fish Market:
    Tsukiji fish market used to prosper between 1935 to 1983 as the largest wholesale fish market in Japan. It closed down in 2018 and moved to Toyosu but the historical land of Tsukiji is still appreciated by the locals. There are still many shops in this old market which are busy with tourists looking forward to eating the delicious seafood. 


  • The Imperial Palace:
    This is a place where Edo castle used to be and it is now the Emperor's home. There are many places to see in the vast 1.15 million square meter area. Enjoy learning about the journey of Tokyo, once called Edo, becoming the center of Japan. 


  • Sensoji Temple:
    Sensoji is Tokyo's oldest temple with the large red lanterns that have become the symbol of Asakusa. The gorgeous red buildings are worth seeing and the temple is a famous sightseeing place where a majority of people visit when they come to Tokyo. On the way to the main temple at Nakamise street, you will find a variety of stores that sell souvenirs found only in Japan. The area is always crowded with people, no matter the season.


Notes

・Please wear comfortable clothing as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・This tour involves a lot of walking and taking public transit.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.

Expenses Not Included

The travel expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
(Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 2,000)

Meeting Point

JR Harajuku station, in front of the building "@cosme" across the street from the Omotesando Exit



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