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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
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"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
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Visit the Meiji Shrine (Meiji-jingu)

The Meiji Shrine is probably the best example of a Shinto Shrine in Tokyo. Like most things in Tokyo, it had to be reconstructed after the World War II bombings, but it still retains that old Japan...
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AKtravelers
Oct 23, 2009

A famous shrine at the heart of Yoyogi Park

Meiji Jingu is a Shinto shrine located in Yoyogi Park. Shinto is Japan's ancient original religion and it reflects in Japanese life. Shinto has no founder, no holy book and no concept of religious...
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muratkorman
Aug 29, 2009

Wishing, praying and hoping

At Meiji Jingu Shrine you can purchase the wooden votive plaque call Ema and write wishes and prayers. The written plaques hung on rack wooden board under the wishing tree. The wishes and prayers are...
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Jun 07, 2009

Torii gates are significant important to Shinto's

The Torii (gates) are usually made from wood. The large Torii gate at Meiji Shrine are built from 1,700 year-old cypress trees and imported from Taiwan. The Torii gates are very important to Japanese...
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Jun 07, 2009

Important historical notice

Provenance of the Bourgogne Wine for Consecration at Meiji Jingu"By gaining the good and rejecting what is wrong, it is our desire that we'll compare favourable with other lands abroad"... poem by...
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Jun 06, 2009

Tranquillity

Meiji Shrine was built dedicated to Emperor Meiji and his wife Empress Shoken for the Japanese people to pay respects and to enshrine their soul. He was the first emperor of modern Japan. He...
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fachd
Jun 06, 2009

Not to be confused with the garden!

We wanted to experience a little traditional Japanese culture in our short time in Tokyo and thought best to do it at the Meiji Jingu shrine. We ended up paying to get into the garden which in my...
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clueless83
May 05, 2009

Meiji Jingu Garden

We thought that while in Tokyo it would be nice to visit one shrine so as we were planning on going to Harajuku we decided that the Meiji Jingu would be ideal. As we walked into the area we saw an...
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clueless83
May 05, 2009

Meiji Shrine - Offering of Prayers

You could spend 500 Yen to get a wooden block, wrote down your prayers and hang it up. Alternatively, you could write your prayers on a piece of paper provided, place it into the envelope and drop it...
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chatterley
Dec 24, 2008

Meiji Shrine

The Meiji Shrine is a Shinto shrine, dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shôken. When Emperor Meiji died in 1912 and Empress Shôken in 1914, the Japanese wished to...
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chatterley
Dec 24, 2008

historic-religious

It is a man-made but no t originally designed to attract tourist.This perfect example of Shinto architecture--muted colors and spare lines--was opened in 1920 to commemorate the death of Emperor Meiji...
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kimbee_vergara
Aug 12, 2008

Meiju Jingu Shrine

The Meiju Jingu Shrine is a Shinto shrine established on 1 Nov 1920. It was built for the Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. The Emperor died in 1912 and 2 years later the Empress died too. To...
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Aug 12, 2008
 
 
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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

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Wadakura Fountain Park

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