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One-day Imperial and Cultural Tokyo (Meiji Shrine, Harajuku, Imperial Palace Gardens, Ueno)

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Enjoy old and new Tokyo through this tour!

Meiji Shrine is one of the biggest and most famous shrines in Tokyo. Along Omotesando Street in Harajuku many luxury brand shops are located, and Takeshita-dori Street near Omotesando Street is known as a shopping place for young people.

Imperial Palace East Gardens are a big beautiful park near Tokyo Station.

In Ueno they have a lot of temples and shrines, and also museums such as Tokyo National Museum, National Museum of Nature and Science, etc.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Hiroshi S.
Hiroshi S.
4.90 / 5
(30 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Your hotel

09:00 AM

Your Hotel

Pick up at your hotel. Go to Meiji Shrine by public transportation.

09:30 AM

Meiji Shine

Visit Meiji Shrine and Harajuku.

Meiji Shrine

Meiji Shrine is one of the biggest Shinto shrines where the soul of Emperor and Empress Meiji are enshrined. Surrounded by forests, this area of Meiji Shrine is a place for Japanese people to relax. If you are lucky, you may see a Japanese traditional wedding.

Harajuku

There are two main streets in Harajuku. One is Omote-sando Street where many famous boutiques are located, and the other is Takeshita-dori Street where many shops that young people are interested in. Takeshita-dori Street is known as a fashion hub for young generations. You can find a lot of interesting things in Harajuku.

12:00 PM

Imperial Palace East Gardens

Imperial Palace is former Edo Castle, and the East Gardens are a big beautiful park near Tokyo Station. You can see buildings of the Edo period such as stone walls and watch towers, and walk around the Japanese garden with a pond, stone lanterns, flowers, etc. We will have lunch nearby.

02:30 PM

Ueno

We will walk around Ueno Park.

During the period of Tokugawa shogunate, Ueno was a home for Buddhist temples and people living in those days. One of the most famous temples is Kan-eiji Temple which was originally established in 1625 as a family temple of Tokugawas.

Kan-eiji temple has several sub-temples such as Kiyomuzu Kannondo, Bentendo, etc. Kiyomizu Kannondo was built in the 17th century and modeled after Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto. They enshrine one-thousand-armed Kannon in the hall.

Bentendo was originally built in the 17th century, but rebuilt in the middle of the 20th century because it was burnt down during WWII. They enshrine eight-handed goddess of knowledge, art, and beauty.

You can also visit Toshogu Shrine where Tokugawa's three shoguns, the 1st shogun Ieyasu, the 8th shogun Yoshimune, and the 15th shogun Yoshinobu, are enshrined. This shrine is said to have benefits for the success in business, victory in competition, health and longevity, etc.

In addition, there are several museums, festival hall, zoo which is famous for pandas, etc. in Ueno Park.


04:30 PM

Ueno

Go back to your hotel by public transportation.

05:00 PM

Your Hotel

End of the tour.

Ending Point

Your hotel

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What‘s included

1. Guide fee

* If you are a group of one, you will receive a 10% discount on the guide fee. Please contact me before booking.

2. Hotel pick-up

* Hotel pick-up is included if your hotel is located near a station on JR Yamanote Line or inside the circle of JR Yamanote Line. If extra transportation fees are necessary for hotel pick-up, I will let you know.

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What‘s not included

1. Transportation fee (you and your guide) : About 1000 yen/adult

2. Admission fee (you and your guide)

3. Lunch (you and your guide)

4. Beverages (beer, juice, etc.)

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(A) Yes! You can add or delete the places to visit. Please let me know the places you want to visit. I will make a customized tour for you.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

Hakone Tour!

Hiroshi-san has been really helpful from the get go. He is really knowledgable about the area, and have a lot of suggestions on how to make the day of the trip flow better. He helps in planning the trip, and made sure that the day of the trip progressing smoothly! Would recommend Hiroshi-san to anyone who comes to Hakone!

Laura A.

Thank you for your review to the tour in Hakone. I am very happy to hear our tour was enjoyable. We ate black eggs at Owakudani. I am sure we got a life expectancy of seven more years:-) In addition to Hakone, I can guide you in Nikko, Yokohama, Kamakura, central Tokyo, and so on. I would be very happy to meet you again somewhere other than Hakone!

An amazing tour with a great guide

We had a full day tour of Nikko with Hiroshi. He met us at our Tokyo hotel and helped us travel on the subway to our express train from Tokyo to Nikko. Nikko was an amazing place to visit and made more special by Hiroshi’s knowledge explaining all of the details of the places we were visiting. We plan to book another tour with Hiroshi on our next trip to Japan.

Michael D.

Thank you for your review of the tour to Nikko. I also had a great time with you. Nikko is a small town but the sacred place of Buddhism and Shinto. We could feel the atmosphere of both Buddhism and Shinto. Nikko is also famous for its beautiful nature, especially beautiful red and yellow leaves in autumn. I look forward to seeing you again in the beautiful season in Japan!

Amazing Tour of the Natural Wonders of Hakone

Hiroshi met us at our hotel, helped us navigate our trip from Tokyo to Hakone station and showed us multiple sights in Hakone-machi. We took the cable car up to see the natural beauty of Owakudani volcanic valley and the Ropeway to view Mt. Fuji and eat Black Eggs. We enjoyed the pirate ship on Lake Ashi and the lakeside torii gate and shrine. Hiroshi was very kind and gave us a great full day tour.

Suzanne W.

Thank you very much for your review of the Hakone tour. Hakone was very crowded since it was Saturday. But I am happy to hear you enjoyed natural beauty in Hakone. We saw very beautiful Mt. Fuji, ate Black Eggs, and enjoyed the boat cruise on Lake Ashi. I believe that both of you have increased your life expectancy by more than 10 years because you ate one and a half Black Eggs! I look forward to seeing you again in Japan in the future. Thank you. Hitoshi

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