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A trip to know spirit of Japanese by visiting gardens and temples

Nao K.

5.00(1) reviews
Tokyo
English
5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 3 people

Shirogane and Takanawa are situated in luxury residential area with a number of gardens and temples.

The meeting point of this tour is at one of main terminal railway stations, Shinagawa which can compare with Tokyo station. If, however, you take a step forward from overflowing population of metropolis, you can encounter quiet and refreshing atmosphere of luxury residential area.

Meeting Point

In front of triangle clock of central exit of JR Shinagawa station

The Japanese garden of Grand Prince Hotel is an oasis in the concrete jungle of Tokyo metropolis.

This temple is the branch temple of Koya Shingon sect of Buddhism, main temple designated as world heritage site in Wakayama temple, is a power spot with full of awe- inspiring atmosphere.

Tozenji is a time-honored temple constructed in 1609 as one of main temples of Rinzai sect of Buddhism.

Sengakuji temple is one of the three major temples of Soto sect of Buddhism in Tokyo.

Happoen is a wedding ceremony venue with a traditional landscape garden. The garden, with a pond as its centerpiece and bonsai trees over 500 years old , is designed for strolling.

Ending Point

At Sengakuji station of Tokyo metro Asakusa line

What to Expect

Everybody sometimes wants to escape from daily hustle and bustle of city life in Tokyo and seek for quite and refreshing spots for relaxiation and peaceful state of mind. This tour will provide you with such spots without going far way out of Tokyo but in the center of Tokyo. You can enjoy quiet and peaceful atmosphere of Japanese gardens and time-honored temples.

You can also have a chance to learn spirit of Samurai by visiting a temple.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Transportation fee (you and guide), lunch, dinner

Important Information

A pair of shoes suitable for long walking is recommended.


Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Reviews

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Zachary E.

Nov 15, 2019

Thank you very much!

Nao is an excellent and fun guide. He has taken several of my customers of tours around Tokyo and everyone enjoyed it very much. I definitely recommend him!

Nao K.

Dear Zachary Thank you very much for your comment on my recent service. I will keep making efforts to better my skills as guide and make good memories for visitors from overseas countries. Nao Kurobe

$115/ per group

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