Tokyo highlights, Meiji shrine, Asakusa, Ueno & Tokyo National Museum

For visitors who are interested in historical background and art of Japan. The tour starts with Morning stroll at compounds of Sensoji temple viewing beautiful Emaki murals painted by a group of Japanese artists on shutters at Nakamise street. Then visit Ueno park and join the brief tour of Tokyo National Museum featuring a large collection of historical arts. In the afternoon head to Shibuya to view Taro Okamoto’s “Myth of Tomorrow” mural and experience the busiest scramble crossing in the world. The last destination is Harajuku area to enjoy a big contrast between the large and quiet Meiji shrine and hustle bustle of Takeshita street. Then stroll down Omotesando street where the world fashion flagship stores as an architectural showcase are beautifully blended with zelkova trees.
* Duration: 6 to 8 hours
* Starts: Marunouchi, Japan
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




For visitors who are interested in historical background and art of Japan. The tour starts with Morning stroll at compounds of Sensoji temple viewing beautiful Emaki murals painted by a group of Japanese artists on shutters at Nakamise street. Then visit Ueno park and join the brief tour of Tokyo National Museum featuring a large collection of historical arts. In the afternoon head to Shibuya to view Taro Okamoto’s “Myth of Tomorrow” mural and experience the busiest scramble crossing in the world. The last destination is Harajuku area to enjoy a big contrast between the large and quiet Meiji shrine and hustle bustle of Takeshita street. Then stroll down Omotesando street where the world fashion flagship stores as an architectural showcase are beautifully blended with zelkova trees.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Senso-ji Temple, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Morning stroll in Sensoji temple, landmark of Asakusa. Sensoji temple is one of the oldest temple in Tokyo. At Nakamise street stretching from the Thunder gate you can buy Japanese traditional souvenir and Ningyoyaki, sweets popular among the tourists.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ueno Park, Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

A large park known as a forest of museums including national Museum of western art, Tokyo National Museum and Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Ueno Toshogu and Kiyomizu Kannnon temple and Shinobazu pond are located as remains of Tokugawa family temples. In early spring more than one thousands beautiful cherry blossoms attract the tourists.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tokyo National Museum, 13-9, Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

The oldest and largest Museum features large collections of art and archeological artifacts. For your understanding of Japanese history and culture the guide makes a brief tour as an option.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shibuya Crossing, 2 Chome-2-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043 Tokyo Prefecture

Shibuya scramble crossing is the world’s busiest intersection where hundreds of people cross at a time from 5 directions. Fun and exciting to cross the scramble and shoot a photo from every angle. The bronze statue of Hachi, loyal dog is located near the scramble.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his consort Empress Shoken, Meiji shrine was built in 1920 after their death. Surrounded by the oak and camphor trees the shrine is like an oasis in hustle bustle Tokyo.

Duration: 1 hour

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

Omotesando is luxurious shopping street for young adults. Also known as an architectural showcase streets in the world featuring many fashion flagship stores within a short distance of each other. Takeshita street as a center of teenage fashion and cosplay culture is crowded with many tourists.

Duration: 1 hour