As the name, this one-day tour offers you a combination of feelings between shopping experiences and sightseeing in modern city of Tokyo and the most ancient architectural buildings. Your tour will be fulfilled with a visit to Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace Plaza, Ginza and Asakusa district as well as Shibuya crossings and Tokyo Skytree.
 

Tour Code: JST01
Duration: 1 day
Start/End: Tokyo port/Tokyo port
Highlights: Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace Plaza, Ginza district, Asakusa district, Asakusa Kannon temple
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Tokyo Shore Excursions

Small Group – Big Deal

Cruise: Diamond Princess
Date: 19 Jul 2019
Only 8 left
From
US $124/person

Number of participants 10 12 14 16 18
Price per person (USD) 190 168 149 135 124
 
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On arrival at Tokyo port, you will be welcome by our local tour guide and transferred to Harajuku district to visit Meiji Shrine, one of the holiest shrine built and dedicated to Emperor Meiji-the first emperor of modern Japan and his consort, Empress Shoken in 1920. The complex was destroyed in WW II and rebuilt in 1958 in its original form. Meiji ShrineThen we will travel through Shibuya Scramble Intersection crossings on the way to the Imperial Palace Plaza, the home of Japan’s imperial family, located in the park area of Edo castle. Roaming around and enjoy the elegant views of the palace and the famous Bridge Nijyubashi. Visit the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, a scenic landscape was built for entertaining Japanese Royal family.

Imperial Palace Plaza Tokyo JapanAfter lunch at a local restaurant with Tokyo typical food, we will head on to Asakusa district to see the bustling daily life of local people. Take a walk around the streets to see many high buildings, shops, restaurant, and theaters. On the way, we will drive through the Tokyo Skytree, the symbol of Tokyo. Enjoy a scenic walk through Nakamise Shopping Arcade – the way leading to one of the most well-known temples in Tokyo. This bustling street is lined up by dozens of food stalls, souvenir boutiques, and shops selling local goods.

Asakusa districtThen we will take a rest to see Asakusa Sensoji Temple, one of the most colorful Buddhists temple in Japan. It is believed that three fishermen who had brought up the statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy, from their nest in Sumida River and tried to put it back the river but then it returns to them. After that the temple was built to the goddess of Kannon and completed in 645, also became the oldest temple in Tokyo. Trip ends.

Asakusa Kannon temple

What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from the port in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses