Private tour

Tokyo: Shinagawa Temples and Gardens Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: otomo Inc.

Tokyo: Shinagawa Temples and Gardens Private Walking Tour

Activity provider: otomo Inc.

From US$ 77.28 per person

Take a break from the busy streets of Tokyo and enjoy a peaceful private walking tour in the Shinagawa district renown for its charming gardens and stunning temples.

About this activity

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Private group


  • Visit Tokyo’s Shinagawa district and slip back in time to old Japan
  • Experience a peaceful urban area filled with charming temples and gardens
  • Enjoy the picturesque bonsai and landscapes in the Happo-en garden
  • Follow your private guide and find hidden temples only known to a few locals
  • Learn about Samurai life and transcribe sutras in a memorial hall
Full description
Enjoy a private walking tour with an expert guide through the peaceful and narrow streets of the Shinagawa district. Discover hidden temples, traditional gardens, and gain an insight into ancient Samurai culture. Start from Shinagawa station, one of the busiest stations in Tokyo, and head off to a city district famous for its contrasting landscape consisting of high-class residences and vast Japanese gardens and temples. Follow your guide on a wonderful walk exploring old, picturesque narrow streets. Experience a sense of tranquility as you stroll through different gardens, where there is something special to see every season. Admire the beautiful bonsai landscapes in Happo-en, a garden whose name means "beautiful from every angle". Along the way, feel free to stop for a snack or drink at any of the cozy cafes. Gain a better understanding of samurai life as you visit a unique temple, which is a hidden gem only known to a few locals. Learn about warrior loyalty and transcribe sutras (ancient text) in a memorial hall.
  • Private Guide
  • Personal public transit expenses
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the triangle clock outside the central ticket gate of the JR line at Shinagawa Station.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash

Product ID: 394657