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Architecture in Tokyo

Art, Culture, & Historical
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The Japanese has created many kinds of architecture throughout history. Wood has been essential material to build shrines and temples for about 1000 years.

These days architects have created unique designs combining wood and concrete. I'd like to pick up prestigious and unique architecture for you.

It must be fun to see both foreign and Japanese architect's works in present as well as Japanese traditional architecture. Let's explore tracking great architecture in Tokyo.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Mutsuko T.
Mutsuko T.
5.00 / 5
(2 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Tsukiji Station on Hibiya line (subway)

09:00 AM

Tsukiji Honganji Temple

We visit Tsukijihonganji Temple .This temple is very different from any other temple in Tokyo.

I'd show you how or why very different this temple is. And I'll introduce the background of this outstanding architecture.

10:30 AM

Kabukiza Theater

Architecture of Kabukiza is the 5th generation. Cuent one was designed in ode to restoe the previous one as much as possible and added cutting edge technology of earthquake-poof by Kengo Kuma who designed Main Stadium for Tokyo Olympic 2020.

11:30 AM

Okuno building in Ginza 1-chome

The remarkably retrospective architecture, used to be called "Ginza Apartment". It is over 90 years old, but well maintained so that various galleries and designers' studio are in there. The old elevator and stairs are used still now, which is very rare among the ways of "Scrap & Build" in this country.

12:40 AM

Ginza SIX---NICOLAS G. HAYEK CENTER---UNIQLO----Loui Voitton Ginza Namikidori shop---Maison Helmes

Let's enjoying beautiful modern buildings around Ginza Chuodori Avenue.

01:30 PM

lunch

Anywhere you like, but my recomendation is the ramen restaurant in Ginza

03:00 PM

Meijijingu Shrine

This Japanese traditional wooden architecture was built in 1920 by the same architect as Tsukijihonganji Tenple.

04:00 AM

Yoyogi National Stadium

Hung and curved roof is characteristic without any pillars inside so that the audience could see performances with no obstacles. This futuristic building supprised the world in 1964.

04:20 PM

Tokyu Plaza---Dior---Gile---Omotesando Hills----old TOD'S Omotesando---Hugo Boss---Oak Omotesando---Spiral

Sparkling buildings designed by world renown archtects getting Prizker Award along Omotesando Avenue

05:10 PM

Ending Point

Omotesando Station on Ginza Subway Line

Ending Point

05:10 Omotesando Station on Ginza Subway Line

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guide fee, lunch(guide) , tea&sweets(guide), train fare(guide)

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Tour Important Information

* Museum is closed on Monday

* This tour involves a lot of walking, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

* Several places we will visit do not accept credit cards, so please bring cash.

* If the weather forecast predicts rain on the day of the tour, you can either have the tour with a different itinerary or you can cancel the tour and get your money back.

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You can customize the tour I published on this site. Also I can create a totally new tour for you in Tokyo or around Tokyo. Moreover, if you request through tour, which is noy only Tokyo but Kyoto, Nara, Setouchi Art Islands, Osaka, I'll create the plan with some conditions. Please contact me!

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

Maggie B.

Maggie B.

5 / 5
Apr 16, 2023

Stay in Tokyo in April 2023

Tokyo
5 days

Customized

Energetic & Very Enthusiastic!

Muchan is a great guide! She spent so much of her own time researching cool & interesting places for me & my husband to go. She was so helpful the whole time we were with her & was genuinely happy to see us. Our trip was great & we had an awesome guide to tell us about all the things & places we saw. Muchan also has EXCELLENT taste in food if that's something you're looking for in your trip. Highly recommend, especially for larger groups as she is so good with people!

Maggie B.

Hello Maggie, Sorry for the slow reply! I appreciate you sent the great review! Spending time with you two have been a kind of my dream for about a year. The dream came true finally and now it became an unforgettable memory. Thank you so much . I will release a new tour at the end of this year on Gowithguide. If you have an opportunity, try to visit my page of Gowithguide, and think about the booking. Hope you would visit Japan again. Many thanks, Muchan

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Cordula W.

5 / 5
Apr 1, 2023

Artistic "Edokko" Tokyo local

Tokyo
8 hours

Great day out !

This tour is a mix of "touristic" spots (e.g. Asakusa Temple, Skytree) and an insight view in the day-to-day lives an the homes of the "common people and artists" in old Tokyio. We visited a female artist, two carpenters and an architect whilst we very strolling through the old streets. Make sure to wear your walking shoes...! In addition, since you will be using underground, overground and bus transportation: make sure you have coins and small banknotes for the tickets. Mutsuko has travelled the world and she knows a lot (probably everything) about her home town. Ask her any question, even off the beaten track- she will have an honest and intelligent answer. Mutsuko will guide you through this metropolis and it becomes a very pleasant and enjoyable day out. If you are, next to the tourists spots, interested in art & architecture, urban planning, people and japanese culture/ society- I highly recommend this tour.

Cordula W.

Thank you Ms.W.Cordula! Guiding Artistic "Edokko"Tokyo local tour has been my kind of dream for these 3 years. While I couldn't work as a tour guide for foreign visitors, I was planing and carrying out this tour on line. The tour with you in person made my dream come true. Each tourist destination has a background related to people's everyday lives. You are so intelligent that you grasped what I wanted to pass along beyond the languages. I really appreciate you walked, saw and talked together with your full of curiosity, although I could drag you around due to my too much passion. I'm planing the other tours for Tokyo and suburbs from the different angle. Please check the guide "Mutsuko T." on Gowithguide. I'm looking forward to seeing you again on my tour!

$291/ per group

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