1. Japan
  2. Kantō Region
  3. Tokyo
  4. Meiji Shrine

Tokyo Highlights Private Half-Day Walking Tour

Product ID: 121803
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You can explore to highlights such as the Imperial Palace a Meiji Shrine on a half-day private tour with a local, knowledgeable and friendly guide. See the city’s most iconic attractions and learn about its past and present.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 1:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese

Pickup included

Pickup from your hotel or selected location in Tokyo.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the highlights of Tokyo in a half-day tour
  • Learn about the history and culture of Tokyo
  • Travel like a local by metro with your friendly guide
Full description
On this four-hour private tour you will see Tokyo’s major landmarks, including the Imperial Palace, Meiji Shrine and Asakusa. Following pick-up from your hotel at approximately 9:00 AM for the morning session or 13:00 PM for the afternoon tour, head to the Imperial Palace (Double Bridge). The Imperial Palace is located on the former site of Edo Castle. The area is a large park surrounded by a moat and massive stone walls. Wander the idyllic grounds of the palace’s serene East Garden, where you’ll have time to check out its tea pavilion and moat.

Then head to Meiji shrine consecrated in honor of the Emperor Meiji, and considered the most-renowned Shinto site in all of Japan. Hear about the practices behind this ancient Japanese religion as you explore the shrine’s treasure house, sanctuary and other structures, each of which is composed of cypress and constructed with copper-lined roofs.

Continue to the Asakusa area to visit the Senso-ji temple, the largest temple in Tokyo and home to a golden image of Kannon, the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy. Next, walk along Nakamise shopping street before ending the tour.
Includes
  • English guide
  • Hotel pick-up
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation fees (for you and your guide)
  • Lunch (for you and your guide)
  • Entrance fees (for you and your guide)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• This tour uses public transportation and not a private van, but if you prefer taking a private van for an additional fee, please contact the local partner in advance
• Please prepare cash (JPY) because some shops don't accept credit cards

From US$ 220.19 Per group up to 6

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Japan Wonder Travel

Product ID: 121803