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Private Tokyo Custom Full-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"The ultimate tour of Tokyo! You can see all of the interesting places in Tokyo area. The capital Tokyo has the beautiful contrast between metropolitan skyscrapers and traditional culturre!Tour route can be arranged upon your request.R visitors first enter through the Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate) the outer gate of the Sensoji and one of the most popular sights of traditional Tokyo.Option: (We will be able to arrange an custom-made itinerary for you. Please inform us at least 2 weeks in advance. )- Edo Tokyo MuseumPreserves the historical heritage of Edo-Tokyo displaying the original town with their lifestyle and culture of all eras. (Closed on every Mondays)- Tokyo Sky TreeThe tallest tower in the world (634m) has just opened on May 22 2012. The landscape from the top is outstanding.- Odaiba areaRainbow Bridge
From JPY89,286.00
 
"Tokyo Skytree
"Tokyo Skytree Asakusa and Central Tokyo Sightseeing Tour""After being picked up from your Tokyo hotel enjoy a scenic guided tour of central Tokyo’s ancient and modern attractions. Your guided tour by air-conditioned coach takes in the Imperial Palace Plaza with its palace and landscaped grounds the art-deco National Diet Building and the palatial State Guest House. You’ll also see the shops and neon-lit towers of the Ginza and Akihabara districts before arriving in the temple quarter of Asakusa.The highlight of your visit to Asakusa is Senso-ji Tokyo’s oldest Buddhist temple. In addition to admiring the temple’s five-story pagoda
From JPY6,600.00
 
"Tokyo Morning Tour: Meiji Shrine
"Tokyo Morning Tour: Meiji Shrine Senso-ji Temple and Ginza Shopping District""After hotel pickup from your selected hotel depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal aboard your comfortable coach in the morning. Your knowledgeable guide provides informative commentary at each stop on your half-day tour including several significant cultural sites in the city.Hop off the bus at Meiji Jingu Shrine for a 30-minute tour of Japan's most famous Shinto shrine dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and his consort. Learn about Japan’s ancient religion as you visit the sanctuary treasure house and other structures built of Japanese cypress with copper plates for the roofs.Your guide points out the National Diet Building — where sessions of the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors take place — en route to
From JPY5,000.00

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Money

Most guides will advise buying Yen before you go to Japan to cover initial expenses but then buying more once there as there is a better exchange rate in the country itself. You also avoid the...
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Aug 18, 2006

3G mobile in Japan

For those who travel in Japan who need a mobile guideline...i think i can share over here. It had been some times for me to check out the home operator whether is providing the roaming services to...
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Nov 16, 2004

The Shrine's Honden & Haiden

Depending on the shrine's architecture style, the main hall (honden) and offering hall (haiden) are two seperate buildings or combined into one building. The main hall's innermost chamber contains the...
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Oct 07, 2004

The Temple Pagoda

The pagoda, a structure that has evolved from the Indian stupa, usually comes with three (sanju no to) or five (goju no to) stories. Pagodas store remains of the Buddha such as a tooth, usually in...
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dennisKL
Oct 06, 2004

Internationalized

The Japanese government is working hard to change the country into an International country, the road sign board mostly has been changed into bilingual, subway map and instruction board in public has...
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o00o
Aug 18, 2004

Asian Style Toilets

This came as a shock to me when I first saw one, I had no clue what to do. So, to alieviate that pressure form others, I present instructions below, and a web link to a site that can also help. Most...
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kdoc13
May 22, 2004

Vending machine usage like the locals do!

Vending Machines are everywhere. The picture here is one row of three of vending machines at the Meiji Shrine. Vending is a tradition in Japan. I love to watch people grab a coke from a vending...
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kdoc13
May 22, 2004

phone call

Every phone number (except cell phones) in Japan consist like this.(area code)-1234-5678The area code for Tokyo is "03". You don't have to dial "03" if you are inside of Tokyo but you have to dial...
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stonefree
Mar 26, 2004

3numbers phone call services

*all are provided by NTTemergency110 police119 amburance & fire station118 the Maritime Safety Agencyothers104 dial information106 collect call (behind the communicators)108 collect call (auto)115...
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Jan 26, 2004

Taxes

Consumption tax of 5% on all purchases, including hotels and restaurants. Foreign visitors are exempt from this tax on major purchases outside of hotels and restaurants AND rebate counters are found...
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keeweechic
Sep 12, 2002

The Temple Gate

Gates mark the entrance to the temple grounds. There is usually one main gate, and possibly several additional gates, for example, along the temple's main approach.
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dennisKL
Oct 06, 2004

TELEPHONE CODES

The telephone code for Japan is 81 The telephone code for Tokyo is 03 When dialing from overseas dial +81-3 for any number in Tokyo.
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Jun 21, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Tokyo

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Imperial Palace(Kokyo Gaien National Garden)

Is a huge open park space. The park is also maintained and significantly less crowded and provides a great view of the palace ground’s traditional Japanese architecture. Kokyo Gaien is also adjacent...
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Chidorigafuchi

Chidorigafuchi is a section of Second Moat of former Edo Castle characterized by its width exceeding 100 meters, so much so it looks more like a dike pond. The moat is best known as one of the most...
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Kitanomaru Park and Budokan

Originally built as the stadium for Martial Arts Events for 1964 Olympics, the stadium is often the very reason Tokyo tourists visit this park. Budokan is better known as the venue for the concerts...
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Science Museum (Kagaku-gijutsu-kan)

Science Museum, also known as Kagaku-gijutsu-kan (literally the museum of science and technology) is one of the most popular hands-on science and technology museums targeted for children. It is...
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National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Crafts Gallery

Also known as Kogeikan, this detached gallery of National Museum of Modern Art, about 400 meters west of the main building is one of the rare architectural properties in Tokyo which survived the...
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Wadakura Fountain Park

Wadakura Fountain Park is located at the far corner of Kokyo Gaien National Garden and east of Imperial Palace East Gardens. It is noted for the fountain show which has the fixed pattern according to...
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