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Tokyo,Now &Then

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Tokyo is a modern metropolitan city built on an ancient Edo, where Tokugawa samurai government was settled. Even now we can find old relics of ancient Edo among truly modern Tokyo streets. Asakusa, Ueno and the Imperial Palace itself are some of the examples. Let’s explore Tokyo with me and find the soul of Japan.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Kaneo U.
Kaneo U.
4.98 / 5
(41 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo or Tokyo station.

09:20 AM

Masakado tomb

Tairano Masakado was an old warrior executed in 940 after his big rebellion. After execution his head were buried near Tokyo station. He was so strong a warrior that his tomb is said to have a strong and sacred power. Once the Ministry of Finance tried to build a new building moving his tomb. But many of the workers including the Minister himself died then. So they stopped moving his tomb.

09:30 AM

East Garden of Imperial Palace:

The premises where Edo Castle used to stand has changed into a beautiful garden. You can enjoy a small sized typical Japanese garden here.

10:00 AM

Imperial Palace:

The resident of the Emperor family. It used to be an old castle called Edo-jou, where Tokugawa Shogunate family had been living for almost 300 years until 1868.

11:00 AM

Tokyo Tower:

Just backside of Zojo-ji temple, stands the tower. 300 meter high Tokyo Tower is one of the symbols of Tokyo. At the Main Observatory Deck you can enjoy panoramic views of Tokyo.

11:30 AM

Zojou-ji temple :

Zojo-ji is an old temple founded in 14th century. The second Shogun appointed it as the Tokugawa Shogunate family temple. Its contrast with Tokyo Tower shows Tokyo Now & Then.

12:30 PM

Tsukiji outer fish market

There used to be a largest fish market in Japan here. The market itself moved to Toyosu but you can still enjoy an authentic sushi lunch and other traditional Japanese foods here.

01:40 PM

Ginza

Most popular shopping street in Tokyo, but rather expensive.  On Saturday, Sunday and holidays you can enjoy pedestrian paradise here.

02:10 PM

Asakusa area:

A big red paper lantern welcomes you at an entrance gate for Senso-ji temple. The souvenir shop street called Nakamise-Dori is so amusing to visit.

02:20 PM

Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa:

This oldest temple in Tokyo is said to be founded about 1400 years ago. Big fires often occurred in Edo era. But they never burnt down this sacred temple. But the air raid in World War II burnt down the temple at last. The new one was reconstructed 1958.

03:00 PM

Ueno Park:

The largest park in Tokyo, covering an area of 53 ha(131 ac). Originaly it was a garden of Kan-eiji Temple, so, there are some historical spots there. In spring it is also famous for its Hanami party.

03:40 PM

Shibuya crossing

:Shibuya station is one of the busiest station in Japan. In front of the station, this crossing is always crowded with people.

04:10 PM

Meiji Shrine:

Meiji Emperor is enshrined here. Even in the middle of Tokyo city, you can feel calm and sacred atmosphere with rich nature.

Takeshita-dori shopping street:

Located near Meiji Shrine, it is famous for its "kawaii" cute fashion goods.

Akihabara shopping area:It used to be known for its electronic shops.But now, the town is famous as Anime geek paradise. Anyway it is worth visiting to know Japanese subculture.

Kappa-bashi kitchen tool shopping street:

Shops on this street sell many kinds of kitchenware. The most popular one for foreign tourists is a Japanese Style kitchen knife. Fake food and Japanese traditional kitchenware are also popular.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Tokyo or any place you like

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee

hotel pick-up fee & transportation fee for guide

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What‘s not included

transportation fee :

entrance fee(you and guide):

lunch(you and guide)

extra person fee: adult 4000 yen per person

kid 2000 per person


Tour Important Information

Please wear comfortable shoes because you will walk a lot.

We can visit several of the spots described above.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

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Debora D.

5 / 5
May 19, 2024

Tokyo,Now &Then

Tokyo
5 hours

Kaneo was a great guide!

We had a lovely half day with Kaneo, he showed us around the city and told us very interesting stories about Japanese customs and traditions. Highly recommend!

Debora D.

Thank you for your rapid and warm review. I also enjoyed the tour with you.

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Stacy G.

5 / 5
May 16, 2024

Tokyo,Now &Then

Tokyo
8 hours

Tokyo Temples, Shrine and Sites

A rain filled day could have spoiled our day in Tokyo but Kaneo customized our experience to maximize our experience despite inclement weather. Among the sites we enjoyed were the Zojoji Temple, Tokyo Sky Tower, the traditional fish market, Harajuku and its shrine. What a magnificent day. Kaneo is a consummate guide!

Stacy G.

I am really happy to know you enjoyed my tour in spite of raining. I was impressed by your curiosity and your son’s versatility.

Mt Fuji and amidst towering cedars

Kaneo guided us throughout Hakone and made our experience truly seamless and extraordinary. We enjoyed exquisite views of Mt Fuji, travailed through a section of the ancient trail connecting Tokyo to Osaka with towering cedars flanking our path and visited the Hakone Shrine. What a treasured memory Kaneo curated for us!

Stacy G.

I remember you said “We cannot change the weather.” But the weather remembered us and gave us a fine day as good as we can imagine.

$230/ per group

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