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Exploring around Imperial Palace, Tokyo Station and Marunouchi Area

by Fumiko
(4) Reviews
4h $ 53 Price up to 5 people

Highlights

  • East Garden including Otemon, Sannomanru Shozokan Museum, Ninomaru Japanese Garden, main tower base, Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building, Marunouchi Nakadori

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53.40 USD

Price up to 5 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Extra hour .
$ 10.68
Hoel pick up (Central Tokyo).
$ 8.90

Overview

I will guide you around East Garden of Imperial Palace where Edo Castle was built . You can enjoy contrast of modern and old Tokyo! Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building, designated as an Important Cultural Property of Japan, recently underwent renovation to restore the station to its pre-war glory. I will show you red brick station and Marunouch featuring many histrical buildings.

What to Expect

This tour will help you understand Japanese history especially about the Edo period more than 250 years ago, and Japanese Imperial Family. You can enjoy beautiful greenery and flowers surrounded by skyscrapers! Stone walls skillfully built by fudal lords are wonderful ! East Garden of Imperial Palace is urban oasis. The Tokyo Station was recently fully restored to its original state. You can enjoy beautiful red brick building and skillful decorations. Marunouchi feaures historical buildings and Marunouchi Nakadori is a very fashionable street. You can enjoy some art works in the street , too.

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Highlights

  • East Garden including Otemon, Sannomanru Shozokan Museum, Ninomaru Japanese Garden, main tower base, Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building, Marunouchi Nakadori

Important

On Thursday available only from 8 am to 1pm
I mainly guid around Tokyo. I can't sometimes guide other places than Tokyo. If you contact me ealier, I may be able to guide you other places than Tokyo.

We can not visit inside of Imperial Palce including Palace building residence of Imperial family and the Imperial Household Agency, Usually Monday and Friday East Garden is closed. ( If Monday is holiday, it is open on Monday but closed on next Tuseday )
Transportion fee, addmission fee, lunch, dinner for you and guide are not included.


What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
transportation fee ( about 200 yen per person ) lunch, dinner , admission fee for museum.for you and guide ( about 900 ~1600 yen per person), hohel pick-up
Meeting Point
Hotel (Central Tokyo) or Tokyo Station
Ending Point
Tokyo Station
Duration
4 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 5 people   Flexible

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.
Reviews ( 4 )
Excellent
3 days ago |   by Nadya

“ Fantastic! ”

Fumiko was amazing! Her communication prior to our visit was very thorough. She planned the day that catered for our needs. She really took into consideration my children's ages and what they would like and they did enjoy the day. She also helped us with other issues regarding the rest of our trip which was very useful. Were very happy to have her as a guide.

Excellent
1 week ago |   by Lisa

“ The older side of Tokyo. ”

My daughter and I had a great day with Fumiko. We loved the wind chimes at Ikegami honmonji Temple. We modelled kimonos and tried our hand at origami. We got to see another side of Tokyo one without the flashing neon lights maybe a more local view of everyday life in Tokyo. I would highly recommend Fumiko.

Very Good
2 weeks ago |   by Shruti

“ Sweet and helpful ”

Fumiko was our sweet and helpful guide for a full day and took us to the main attractions of Tokyo. Though not planned yet she made quick arrangements for our family to take pics in traditional Japanese attire. She even made prior bookings for our lunch at an Indian restaurant in the Asakusa area. Our full family wants to thank her for guiding us well .

Excellent
1 month ago |   by Edwin

“ Fumiko makes the difference between walking in Tokyo and visiting Tokyo ”

We visited the gardens and the surroundings of the imperial palace. It was a great afternoon and an enjoyable time. Fumiko caters to her "customers" by adapting the schedule and giving information without overloading. A great afternoon

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