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Private Tokyo Custom Half-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
"This is a private tour by a chartered vehicle. Using this service you can charter your vehicle Limousine Van or Bus which is most suitable for your group and visit many attractive sightseeing spots. You don't have to hurry for any other tourist. This tour is only for your group!Tour route is flexible and can be arranged upon your request.Recomme Empress Shoken.- The Imperial PalaceThe Imperial Palace has been the home of Japan's Imperial Family since 1888. It is built on the same location Edo Castle.- AsakusaWhen approaching the temple visitors first enter through the Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate) the outer gate of the Sensoji and one of the most popular sights of traditional Tokyo."
From JPY45,454.00
 
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
 
1-Day Tokyo Bus Tour
"During your 8.5-hour tour in an air-conditioned coach you will have the chance to experience a great number of must-see landmarks in Tokyo such as the Imperial Palace Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa Tsukiji Fish Market and a Tokyo Bay Cruise. A fluent English-speaking tour assistant will escort you and the coach also has an audio guide in English Spanish
From JPY8,000.00

Tokyo Station Tips (5)

Trains around Tokyo

For the most part, the crowds were not bad but during the busy times of the day - there were a lot of people! The underground subway stations are clean and had kiosks selling candy, ties, and magazines.
Every station have helpful information desks where you could go to ask questions about getting to your destination. Depending in your destinations, there are alot of trains in our around the area. Tokyo Station is huge where it is where the starting point to the countryside! Shinkanshen/Bullet Train, the best for countryside trip though abit of expensive!

To those who only have a stop over in Narita Airport; http://www.narita-airport.or.jp/airport_e/guide/service/index_shower.html

yen_2
Apr 04, 2011

Lines

First thing to have in mind when you need to take a train in Japan is that there are many private lines.
There is the Japan rail which is partially public and many other lines, sometime you have more lines that go to the same place and you can chose.
So if you have to go somewhere by train you should not just ask the direction and the bound but you should make also sure to know which line you are going to take as any line has its own platforms and its own prices and its own tickets.

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xaver
Oct 08, 2009

Central of TOKYO

Tokyo station is huge!
There are 6 local line and Shinkansen-Bullet train-.Keiyo-line will go to Disny Resort and IKEA.
Big shopping-mall "GranSta" at underground floor.So many food shop.
There is "Silver bell" -see the photo-.This monument is very popular meeting place.

Tokyo station is always crowded.Especially,morning and evening are really badly!!

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tsukiko.
Apr 11, 2009

Tokyo Station

Tokyo station is a very busy station indeed, as nearly all long distance trains leave from here, most notably the Shinkansen headed north south and west.

Its design is of interest in itself, and the building itself is like a vast labyrinth, with the various local and long distance lines, and plenty of places to eat.

It was built in the early 20th cenury roughly based on the Central Station in Amsterdam.

Plenty of local lines stop here as well.

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Nov 18, 2007
 
 
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Tokyo station

Huge station, pretty much central to most of the transport network. Starting place for many Shinkansen services and local trains too. Connection to several subway lines although some are a surprisingly long walk. On your first visit you'll almost certainly get lost, 2nd and 3rd too we did! but once you get the hang of it not so many poblems.

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Things to Do Near Tokyo

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Imperial Palace(Kokyo Gaien National Garden)

This is a photo of one the guardhouses that surround the palace grounds. These used to be used to keep the imperial family in splendid isolation maintaining a aurora of deity. Today the grounds are...
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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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