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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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Automated food ordering machine

Of our first night in Tokyo, due to late arrival, and in the dark, we didn't bother of walking any further to search for restaurant. The first restaurant we found is this one, just nearby from our...
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shavy
Feb 19, 2015

Buddhist Temples

The Buddhist religion has been observed in Japan since the Sixth Century and possibly earlier. About 70 percent of Japan's population claims to be Buddhist, but many are also Shinto, as the two...
Ewingjr98
Nov 03, 2012

Mikoshi shrine festival in Shibuya neighborhood

One recent Sunday, I was wandering around the city and I ended up in the neighborhood of Shibuya, which is maybe not quite a high-end as Ginza, but it is more neon and more popular among the young...
Ewingjr98
Sep 17, 2012

See the pageantry of a Shinto wedding

On a beautiful Saturday in March, we decided to visit General Nogi's house and its attached Shinto shrine. The General was a count who was involved in the battle for Port Arthur, losing many of his...
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Bunsch
Sep 29, 2010

Girls Dress Up for 7th Birthday

The 7th birthday marks an important year in a girls life, according to Japanese tradition, and no better place exists in Tokyo than the Meiji Shrne for observing this. Apparently, the seventh year can...
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AKtravelers
Oct 23, 2009

Women in Traditional Dress

It is possible to see women wearing tradtional clothing wandering the streets of Tokyo. In fact, if you want, you can even buy kimonos in stores (see me shopping tip). That's because many Japanese...
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AKtravelers
Mar 09, 2009

Shibuya meeting place

We were missing our pets back home when we got out of the station at Shibuya, and found the statute of Hachiko, the "most loyal dog in Japan" -- an akita whose master was lost in the war, but who...
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Bunsch
Dec 13, 2008

Sticky rice

Rice is consummed in Japan for more than 2000 years. Even the word used for "rice" means also "meal". Well..everyone is familiar with rice, the only difference in Japan it's quite sticky, but from the...
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angelochka
Nov 19, 2006

Summer Matsuri

Tokyo in summer is facinated with all sorts of Matsuri.you can simply enjoy Hanabi (Fire Crackers) at Sumida River and then to other Matsuri elsewhere in Tokyo. Came and exploring yourself in this...
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o00o
Jul 23, 2006

The Shrine's wishing plate - 'Ema'

Shrine visitors write their wishes on these wooden plates and then leave them at the shrine in the hope that their wishes come true. Most people wish for good health, success in business, passing...
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dennisKL
Oct 07, 2004

Visiting Japanese Shrine(Purification through)

Before you entering a shrine in Japan, you must get yourself clean before doing the prayer. Refer to my cutie face picture you will know what should you do before you entering. You can find this on...
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dennisKL
Oct 07, 2004

How to visit a temple II

Put the incense into the incense burner and fan some smoke towards yourself as the smoke is believed to have healing power. For example, fan some smoke towards your shoulder if you have an injured...
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dennisKL
Oct 07, 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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