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Feudal Lords' Gardens in Central Tokyo (A)


If you are interested in the Tokugawa Shogunate period, this is the tour you are really looking for. The city of Edo, former Tokyo, was developed around the Edo Castle. Edo Castle of the Tokugawa government became the Imperial Palace after the Meiji Restoration in the late 19th century. The East garden of the Imperial Palace is abundant with some of Tokugawa period historic relics, trees and flowers. Seasonal beauty of the garden is also a theme of this tour. There still remain some feudal lords' gardens in Tokyo that preserve the authentic samurai spirit. This tour will present you the relation between old Edo and present Tokyo.

[Principal Guide]
Sei. Hara

Tour highlights

  • East garden of the Imperial Palace
  • Otemon Gate (Main Entrance of the Edo Castle)
  • Stone Walls (Groundwork for building sites)
  • Ninomaru Garden (Typical Japanese stroll garden)
  • Site of Ohoku (the inner Palace of the Shogun)
  • Donjon Base (Ground based on the stone wall)
  • Kitanomatru Park
  • Nippon Budokan (viewing from the exterior) (Remarks: In cherry blossom season change to Chidorigafuchi *)
  • *Chidorigafuchi (In cherry blossom season) A beautiful lane along the ancient moat and cherry blossom
  • Koishikawa Korakuen Garden (Former Mito Tokugawa suburban residence, a typical landscape and stroll garden)


[Tour Length]

[Available day & time]
Tuesday. Wednesday. Thursday. Saturday. Sunday 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

[Pick-up & drop-off] Your hotel in central Tokyo

subway and walking


[Price per group (up to 6 persons)]
24,000 yen (plus tax)

[Item included]
An English-speaking guide service provided during sightseeing and transfers

[Item NOT included]
Transportation (approximately 500 yen per person)
Entrance Fee (300 yen per person)
Meals and beverage
Any other expenses of personal nature


This is a walking tour. Please dress casually and wear shoes comfortable for walking.

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  • Model: T005

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 25 February, 2014.