Private Tour - All Must-see Spots in Tokyo for First-time Visitors
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This classic 1-day tour visits must-see destinations chosen by a Tokyo expert!
It's the perfect tour for those visiting Tokyo for the first time who have no idea where to go, yet want to see popular must-see spots all in one day, no matter the time of year.
Japan's capital Tokyo is where people and goods have been converging for over 400 years
since the Edo Period (1603-1868), and has flourished as the center of Japan's economic, social, and cultural development. Tokyo is dotted with places that hold important significance in every era. Attracting people through the ages, sights worth seeing include the Imperial Palace where the Edo Castle once stood, Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, a fish market, and a radio tower.
On this plan abundantly filled with a range of genres including history, culture, and food, a guide will give explanations on sightseeing spots and accompany customers along the way, so those who aren't used to Tokyo can rest easy.
By the end of the tour, customers will surely know more about Tokyo almost as much as the Japanese. Enjoy making your way around Tokyo with a guide!
- Feel the history of Tokyo as the center of Japan. This is recommended for those interested in historical spots!
- Visit famous spots by train. There will be an accompanying guide on the train transfers, so customers can get a feel of Tokyo not only through sightseeing destinations, but also the streetscapes, people, and culture.
- This route is easy only for those who know their way around Tokyo. Go sightseeing in Tokyo without the need to stare at maps!
This is a private tour that can be booked for 1 to 6 people. Customers can have an enjoyable tour with people they know at their own pace.
- This tour promotes Eco-friendly efforts as stated under Sunrise Tours' Sustainable Development Goals.
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09:30- JR Harajuku Station East Exit
10:00-11:00 60(min) Meiji Shrine Meiji Shrine is one of Japan's foremost shrines visited by many people for hatsumode, the first shrine visit of the year. It is also one of the country's most popular sightseeing spots. With spacious grounds filled with greenery, this urban oasis is cherished not only by travelers but local people as well. Feel the sacred atmosphere with all the senses.
11:20-12:20 60(min) Tokyo Tower Completed in 1958, the Tokyo Tower is a symbol of Tokyo. The structure towering over the surrounding buildings evokes a strong presence in the vast Tokyo metropolis. Today, while the taller Tokyo Skytree has been completed, Tokyo Tower's impressive sight continues to draw people as it oversees the city through the times.
12:40-13:40 60(min) Tsukiji Outer Market One of the country's leading wholesale markets, Tsukiji flourished as Japan's largest wholesale market for 83 years since 1935. While wholesale market operations ended in 2018 and moved to Toyosu, this historical area continues to be cherished. To this day, there's no end to travelers coming to its many establishments to have some delicious seafood.
14:00-14:40 40(min) Imperial Palace Once the site of Edo Castle, this place is now the site of the Imperial Family residence. It boasts expansive grounds approximately 1.15 million square meters with many places of highlights. Feel the history since Tokyo began transforming into Japan's capital to the metropolis that it is today.
15:10-16:25 75(min) Senso-ji Temple This is Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple with a large red paper lantern that has turned into a symbol of Asakusa. With a vermilion hue that's a sight to behold, this sightseeing spot is so popular; it's highly likely everyone who comes to Japan visits here. The Nakamise shopping street, which stretches on towards the main hall, is lined with shops selling plenty of souvenirs only found in Japan, and is always bustling year round.