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Tokyo Highlights 6 Hours - East Tokyo [Tsukiji, Ginza, Asakusa, Imperial Palace Plaza]

¥24,000

If you'd like to fully enjoy the east part of Tokyo, this private tour is the one you are looking for. In the morning, you will visit Tsujkiji, the world's largest fish market where you can enjoy watching and tasting a variety of seafood. After visiting Tsukiji, the tour will cover Ginza, the most prestigious shopping and dining district with department stores, high fashion boutiques, and many art galleries. Also included is Asakusa, the most popular touristic spot of classic Tokyo with Sensoji-temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. The tour will be concluded by visiting the Imperial place plaza, also known as the ruin of Edo samurai castle where you can feel the city with a history over 400 years. Let's fully enjoy the city like a local, with a national licensed English speaking guide!*
*Visiting order may vary depending on the tour date's condition.

Tour Highlights

Tsukiji
Tsukiji

Tsukiji Fish Market

Famous as the world's largest fish market. The market deals with 700,000 metric tons of seafood annually totaling almost 6 billion USD in value.

  • Outer Market...around 400 small stands, shops, and restaurants
  • Inner Market...area for the professionals and wholesalers*
  • Namiyoke Shrine (guardian shrine for the market and its traders)

*Effective June 1, 2015, Tsukiji Fish Market has banned guide-led tours into the inner market. The guide can show you around the outer market and take you to the entrance of the inner market, but the guide has to either wait outside or walk in distance.

Admission: free

Ginza

Ginza

The most prestigious shopping district in Tokyo with many flaghship stores of upscale brands. Many prominent department stores such as Mitsukoshi, Matsuya, and Hankyu are located here in Ginza. The basement food hall of those departement stores called "Depa-chika"sells wide variety of foods in a jewerly-box like packaging showing Japanese addiction to foods.

Admission: free

Asakusa
Nakamise

Asakusa

The oldest temple in Tokyo founded in early 7th century by Hinokuma brothers according to its legend. As the most popular tourist destination for not only foerign visitors, but also Japanese, it attracts more than 1 million visitors annually.

  • Senso-ji Temple...The oldest temple in Tokyo founded in early 7th century.
  • Kaminari-mon Gate...The gate to the temple with a huge lantern
  • Nakamise shopping arcade...250m long shopping arcade with around 90 shop.

Admission: free

Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace Plaza

Also known as Edo castle ruins, the current Emperor resides here.

  • Nijubashi Bridge

Admission: free

Tour Schedule

Operated on: Mon. through Sat. (except for Tsukiji's holiday)

Suggested Start Time:9:00 a.m. due to Tsukiji's business hours.

Tour Duration: 6 hours

Tour Starts at: Your hotel or other form of accomodation in Tokyo*

Tour Ends at: Your hotel in Tokyo, or the last destination if you prefer

*Please contact us for remote start-off options

Transportation

Subway and local train

Charges

Tour fare per group (up to 6 guests): ¥24,000 (+ 8% consumption tax)

Included:

  • An English-speaking guide service provided during sightseeing and transfers
  • Guide's transportation (unless itinerary changed per customer's request)
  • Guide's admission (unless itinerary changed per customer's request)

Not included:

  • Transportation
  • Admission
  • Meal

Requred expenses:

  • Admission: none
  • Transportation: approx. ¥1,000 yen depending on where the tour starts

Remarks

  • This is a walking tour. Although subways and trains are used most of the time, you'll be walking a few miles/kilometres during the tour. Please dress casually and wear shoes comfortable for walking.
  • Every tour is arranged per each request regardless of the number of guest in a group up to 6 and there won't be any mixed group.


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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 18 March, 2014.