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

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

Lunch and any shopping

A Recent Review of this tour

Patrick was a great tour guide - highly informative - great historical background as a prelude to the tour - things we wouldn't have garnered on our own, but which provided an entirely different perspective to sights seen. Really enjoyed the traditional Japanese lunch. We would recommend Patrick to anyone who wants to experience a less "touristy" point of view.
Kim Rosenberg

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