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East Gardens of the Imperial Palace

2 Hours
up to 4 people
English ( Business ), Japanese ( Conversational )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )

This tour will go to east garden of the imperial palace at the center of Tokyo. To meet at near hotel and it takes a few hours to end at the exit near to Tokyo station. It includes historical sites of Edo castle such as Ohte-mon of main gate, Hyakunin Bansho of guardhouse by Ninjya, Fujimi Yagura of turret to fortify and Ninomaru Teien of typical Japanese garden etc. You must try deep Japan.

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  • The sturdily built Ohte-mon, the main gate of Edo castle, a remnant of the Edo period

  • The long guardhouse called Hyakunin Bansho which used to be guarded by Ninjya.

  • Fujimi yagura, the last remaining fortification of the three turrets of Edo castle.

  • A Japanese garden called Ninomaru Teien, typical promenade type garden.

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Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At Lobby of Palace Hotel Tokyo (Marunouchi Tokyo)
Ending Point At the exit of Imperial Palace

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee
transportation cost of the guide

What‘s not included

your transportation cost(Approx 200yen by subway or JR train from hotel at central part of Tokyo to Tokyo Station which is near the garden)
lunch, dinner, entrance fee (free for the garden)
Hotel pick up


The Garden is closed on the following days and occasions. Every Monday and Friday (open on National Holiday except the Emperor's Birthday, December 23)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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