Private Tokyo Cultural Sights Walking Tour

Embark on this half-day private morning walking tour to discover some of Tokyo’s cultural sites with a local guide. You will visit indispensable sightseeing spots in Tokyo. The sites you will visit includes the Meiji-Jingu Shrine, Omotesando, Tsukiji Outer Market, Kabukiza Theater, Ginza and Asakusa. Each traveler will be provided 24H Metro Subway Ticket for getting to the different sites. Hotel pickup is included and the tour will end in Asakusa for you to have your own time to explore.
* Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
* Starts: Marunouchi, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Embark on this half-day private morning walking tour to discover some of Tokyo’s cultural sites with a local guide. You will visit indispensable sightseeing spots in Tokyo. The sites you will visit includes the Meiji-Jingu Shrine, Omotesando, Tsukiji Outer Market, Kabukiza Theater, Ginza and Asakusa. Each traveler will be provided 24H Metro Subway Ticket for getting to the different sites. Hotel pickup is included and the tour will end in Asakusa for you to have your own time to explore.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Meiji Jingu Shrine, 1-1 Yoyogi-Kamizono-cho, Shibuya 151-8857 Tokyo Prefecture

Meiji-Jingu Shrine is the most popular shrine in Japan for Hatsu-mode (first Visit to a shrine or temple for the New Year) with over 3 million people visiting just in 3 days. You may observe every morning convention around 9am except for Sunday in the main hall of the shrine. You will spend about an hour in this sacred atmosphere shrine.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Omotesando, Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

Depending on your hotel location, before or after getting fresh morning mysterious power from the forest of the shrine, you will go through Omotesando (or just get a glance from the subway) before heading to Tsukiji.
Omotesando was settled as the front (Omote) approach (Sando) to the Meiji-Jingu Shrine, but now it is a sophisticated and mature area with its rows of designer boutique (Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Paul Stuart, Burberry, etc.), artistic fashion buildings and galleries along the zelkova tree-lined street. Not so many shops will be open around 10am, so it depends on your interest whether you would like to walk through the street.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tsukiji, Tsukiji, Chuo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Getting on the Metro, you will visit Tsukiji next. The important cultural asset, Tsukiji Honganji Temple was closely related with Tsukiji Outer Market, where you find various kinds of Japanese foods and kitchen items. You will spend about 50 minutes in Tsukiji area.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Kabukiza Theater, 4-12-15, Ginza, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

Then, you will head to Kabukiza and Ginza by walk or by riding the subway. Kabukiza consist with a traditional Japanese construction in front and a high-rise modern architecture behind. You’ll be taken to the basement and the rooftop garden of the theater and learn a little about this traditional culture that has been around for 400 years. Ginza is one of most sophisticated shopping and eating area in Japan as well and only 10 or 15 minutes is not enough to enjoy to the fullest. Your guide will give you quick advice on what to see and visit in Ginza.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Asakusa, Taito Tokyo Prefecture

Asakusa should be the must-see spot for foreign tourists. It has all-time attractions even for Japanese locals. Nakamise Street is amazing. There are temples and shrines. The tour will end around 12:30pm in Asakusa. You will be given the outline and input what you should see with the specific direction how to get back to your hotel or to other places you would like to visit by your guide.

Duration: 30 minutes