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Edo-Tokyo Open air Architectural Museum

by Yumi
(7) Reviews
5h $ 141 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • Koganei Park
  • Restored buildings and scenes of classic daily life

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141.00 USD

FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra person.
$ 28.20
Extra hour.
$ 28.20

Overview

This museum is located in the Koganei Park, an enormous 79 hectares , including groves of trees, a cherry tree garden, children's field, Japanese archery range, SL steam locomotive display,etc. This museum was established by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government aiming to relocate, reconstruct, preserve, and exhibit historical buildings of treat cultural value.

What to Expect

In the season of cherry blossoms, so many people come and enjoy Hanami [cherry blossom viewing party] in the Koganei Park. At that season, you will enjoy Cherry blossoms and this museum.
You will see how Japanese people did daily life between early part of Edo period [around 17-18 century] and post-World War II period.
At the museum shop, you will find unique novelties and original museum goods which is good for a souvenir.

Organized by Yumi

Licensed Guide
(7) Reviews

Highlights

  • Koganei Park
  • Restored buildings and scenes of classic daily life

Important

This museum is closed on Monday [When Monday is a national holiday, closed on the following day]

I recommend to take Seibu line to Hanakoganei station because we can walk to the park in 20 minutes.

City Tokyo

Meeting Point Seibu Shinjuku Station or Shinjuku station, at your hotel in Shinjuku area

Ending Point Seibu Shinjuku Station or Shinjuku station

Duration 5 hours

Starting time 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible

Number of people up to 5 people   Flexible

What‘s included
  • guide fee
  • hotel pick up in Shinjyuku area only.


What‘s not included
  • Admission: (you and guide) Adults 400 yen/ a person
  • Transportation fee: (you and guide)
  • JR Line: from Shinjuku to Musasi-Koganei 310 yen (one way)
  • Seibu line: from Seibu Shinjuku to Hanakoganei 270 yen (one way)
  • Local bus: 220 yen/a person

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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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

About Yumi


Licensed Guide

(7) Reviews

Contact Yumi
Response Time 2 hs

Languages spoken
  • English ( License )

I have lived in Tokyo for a long time, and I like Tokyo and really enjoy the life of Tokyo.

I love eating, shopping and cooking, so Tokyo is one of most exciting places in Japan for me!! I think, not only for me and Japanese people, but also foreign tourists.
I want to give you unforgettable memories in Japan. My top priority is to help you discover, enjoy, experience and feel Japanese culture, gourmet and life with the heart of Japanese hospitality.

I’m interested in cross-cultural exchange. Let’s talk a lot about anything you want to know and try to do in Japan.

I’m looking forward to seeing you the tour. read more


Reviews ( 7 )

Excellent
1 month ago |   by June

“ Shinjuku & understanding Tokyo transport ”

I had a great time with Yumi who took me to Shinjuku Station and showed me how to work out the right tickets to buy and how to use the machines. We strolled around the area and saw how the Kabukicho and Golden Gal areas look in daylight- far less scary than you might think, a good chance to tailor tours to what you want then went to visit some places I had specifically asked about. Yumi adjusted her pace to suit my somewhat jet lagged state. It’s really helpful to get a feel for the area and station with someone as knowledgeable as Yumi. I now feel much more confident about exploring this area on my own.

Excellent
7 months ago |   by Pinkie

“ A fantastic tour guide! ”

Yumi was an amazing tour guide. She was friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and great with our kids on our tour in Tokyo. We were a family of 8 people that included twin 6-year-olds and a 12-year-old. We never felt lost or rushed. We got to see all the important places we wanted to visit and was given great directions to other places we were interested in seeing. Next time we visit Japan we will look forward to booking Yumi for at least 2 days or more, she was a terrific tour guide. We recommend her tour guide services to everyone as she had merged right into our family with ease.

Excellent
8 months ago |   by ROMINA

“ Sightseeing in Nihonbashi ”

Yumi was an excellent tour guide. She took us to places we would have never known about and taught us a lot about her culture. She took us to various places where we were able to taste samples of Japanese food (seaweed, dashi, pickled pumpkin, etc), she took us to a shrine and taught us the ceremony. She also took us to the Washi paper making work shop where we could make our own paper (and speak to a robot); and later she took us to Shinjuku so we could visit the samurai museum and eat next to Godzilla. She was knowledgeable, sweet natured, and communicated with us easily. She was also very accomadating

Excellent
9 months ago |   by Suzanne

“ Shinjuku and surrounds ”

Yumi was fabulous she answered all our questions with great authority , with humour and sincerity - my travelling companion and I thoroughly recommend yumi if you are looking for a private guide nothing was too much trouble for her even when we often took her off 'track' both in our sightseeing and our questions. - Yumi also brought along brochures for us which were very helpful in our days ahead in toyko- thanks to Yumi our visit to the wonderful Tokyo was made even better than we could have expected - thank you Yumi

Excellent
9 months ago |   by Lalitha

“ lovely and friendly person ”

she was a little hesitant to do the tour as she was not familiar with the akihibara area but she covered all that i wanted to see and experience and much more than that she was very well prepared when went out off way to help us .

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