One-Half Day Tokyo Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Other


Kid Friendly: Yes. Good for older children 12 to 15 and up

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Japanese (advanced)

Essential Edo to Tokyo History Tour

This tour is perfect for those of you who want an in-depth introduction to Edo's (now Tokyo's) history and the culture of Japan.
Focus is on history and culture and toward introducing the Japan that is invisible to the uninitiated.


• 09. 00 Meet at your hotel
• Transfer to Nihonbashi - the heart of Edo and Tokyo
• Visit William Adams mansion site
• Visit the 1672 Mitsukoshi Department Store
• Bank of Japan
• Tokiwa Gate
• Lost Child Stone
• Tokyo Station
• Edo Castle
• Kagurazaka & Traditional Lunch
• Tour ends in Kagurazaka

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet in Hotel Lobby - Be sure to have your passport with you; it is the law in Japan!

End location: Kagurazaka

Duration: 5 hours


We use the excellent public transportation system in Tokyo

What’s Included

Other: Transfers (public transportation) from your hotel to venues and to lunch area in Kagurazaka

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 3000 - Lunch and food per person plus any shopping

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch and any shopping

A Recent Review of this tour

A wonderful tour and a very enjoyable day. Patrick was very informative and a great guide. I was clear on where we were going and the history of Tokyo was very interesting. Very diverse and enlightening. I would definitely recommend this tour and Patrick! I was very pleased I took this tour.
Jackie Payne

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