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Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo

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Join a full-day guided tour from Tokyo that travels to Mt Fuji, then continues to nearby Lake Ashi and the Mt Komagatake Ropeway. Enjoy the ease of comfortable transportation and a knowledgeable guide, who will accompany you to the revered Mt Fuji's 5th Station. Take a short boat cruise on Lake Ashi and climb by aerial tram to the top of Mt Komagatake for views of Mt Fuji. Return to Tokyo by bullet train in the evening after taking in some of Japan’s iconic highlights.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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$167.84
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$167.84
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Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise 1 Day Bus Trip from Tokyo

Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise 1 Day Bus Trip from Tokyo

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Enjoy sightseeing near Japan’s iconic Mt. Fuji, including a Lake Ashi cruise and visit to Mt. Komagatake during this full-day trip by coach from Tokyo. See the celebrated Mt. Fuji during a stop at its famous 5th Station, then take a laid-back boat cruise on beautiful Lake Ashi before touring Mt. Komagatake’s ropeway and summit, offering amazing views of nearby Hakone National Park. This full-day excursion also includes all entrance fees, free WiFi on the bus, a guide, lunch, and pickup from select Tokyo hotels.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.20
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$135.20
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1-Day Tokyo Bus Tour

1-Day Tokyo Bus Tour

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Discover Tokyo's must-see landmarks on this full-day coach tour including a cruise along the Tokyo Bay. See sights such as Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine and drive past the National Diet Building and other major attractions en route to the Imperial Palace East Garden for a stroll. Then explore the sights of Asakusa, including Senso-ji Temple, with commentary from an audio guide. Hop aboard a short cruise on Tokyo Bay. Opt to include the Japanese style lunch if you’d like, with views of the Bay and the Rainbow Bridge from your seat.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$124.33
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$124.33
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Nikko 1-Day Bus Tour :World Heritage of Nikko Toshogu,Lake Chuzenji,Kegon Falls

Nikko 1-Day Bus Tour :World Heritage of Nikko Toshogu,Lake Chuzenji,Kegon Falls

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Enhance your experience of Nikko National Park on an enriching full-day excursion from Tokyo. Feast your eyes upon breathtaking countryside, sacred shrines, and stunning temples as you explore the region with an accomplished guide. Visit Toshogu Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site dedicated to Shinto worship, and hear about the structure’s fascinating history. Opt for the upgrade to pleasure your palate with a traditional Japanese lunch, and then absorb the natural splendor of Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls. Plus, enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from Tokyo on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.63
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$170.63
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1-Day Mt Fuji Bus Tour with 4-D Mt.Fuji movie Ride and Ninja Experience

1-Day Mt Fuji Bus Tour with 4-D Mt.Fuji movie Ride and Ninja Experience

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Travel to Mt. Fuji’s 5th Station, situated at an elevation of 7,545 feet (2,300 meters) on the UNESCO-listed mountain. This coach tour departs Tokyo for a full-day itinerary that includes stops at Lake Kawaguchi and Oshino Hakkai in the Fuji Five Lakes district. Snap a photo with a ninja at the Oshino Ninja Village and experience unforgettable 4D views on the Fuji-Q Highland flight simulator. Opt to include a Japanese-style lunch if you’d like.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.02
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3-Day Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour from Tokyo

3-Day Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour from Tokyo

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If you want to get the most out of your time in Japan—this is the way to do it. Your 3-day tour takes you to Mt. Fuji, experience the thrill of a bullet train, see multiple UNESCO-listed sites in Kyoto, visit the deer park in Nara, and much more. You have a stress-free experience with accommodation and transport organized for you, and a guide to navigate. 
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$690.92
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Private Tour: Chartered Car to Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone and Lake Ashi

Private Tour: Chartered Car to Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone and Lake Ashi

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Find the best viewpoints on this private tour from Tokyo via minivan. Choose between visiting Mt. Fuji or Hakone and relax as your guide navigates twisting mountain roads with ease en route to sites such as Lake Kawaguchi, Lake Ashi, and Arakurayama Sengen Park. This full-day tour also includes hotel pickup and drop-off, a guide available in several languages, and the possibility to curate your trip to suit your interests—a privilege only allowed by a private tour.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,195.42
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1 Day Private Mt Fuji Tour (Charter) - English Speaking Driver

1 Day Private Mt Fuji Tour (Charter) - English Speaking Driver

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Spend a day exploring Mount Fuji and the area around it with this private, fully customizable tour. Your English-speaking driver will pick you up from your central Tokyo hotel and take you to spots such as the Sengen Shrine Complex, Kawaguchiko Lake, the Kachi Kachi Ropeway, Oshino Hakkai, and a trip up to the Mount Fuji Fifth Station, if weather permits.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$609.66
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$609.66
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Walking Food Tour in Yurakucho, Shimbashi and Ginza

Walking Food Tour in Yurakucho, Shimbashi and Ginza

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Explore the streets of Tokyo during an evening food walking tour with an expert guide. Sample yakitori accompanied by drinks and enjoy food tastings plus dessert at popular and traditional venues. Start amid Yurakucho’s rustic charm, continue on to modern Ginza, and finish your tour among a maze of local eateries in Shimbashi.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$198.34
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Private tour - All

Private tour - All "Must-Sees"! Enjoy your First-Time Visit Tokyo!

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First-time visitors to Tokyo who want a comprehensive overview of the city will love this handy private tour. Experience both modern and ancient Tokyo at attractions like the Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, the Imperial Palace, and more. Foodies will be kept satisfied with lunch at the Tsukiji Fish Market, and shopaholics will love Asakusa and Ginza. Customize the tour to suit your needs.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.23
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Mt Fuji and Hakone 1-Day Bus Tour return by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)

Mt Fuji and Hakone 1-Day Bus Tour return by Bullet Train (Shinkansen)

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Experience Japan’s tallest peak and beautiful Hakone National Park on this all-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, catch amazing views of Mt. Fuji and learn about the region’s grand scenery from an informative multilingual guide. Enjoy an optional lunch and cruise Lake Ashi, visit the volcanic Owakudani valley and admire panoramic vistas from the Hakone ropeway, or cable car. Your return trip is aboard a bullet train.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$162.58
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Enjoy local Tokyo E-bike tour, 3 hours of ride starts near Tokyo Station

Enjoy local Tokyo E-bike tour, 3 hours of ride starts near Tokyo Station

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Explore Tokyo by electric bike on this guided adventure. Choose your ideal ride time—morning and afternoon—then hit the streets with a local cyclist and check out spots like Tokyo Station, Akihabara, Asakusa, Imperial Palace, and Ryogoku. Discover the city’s history, architecture, subcultures, and off-the-beaten spots on a fun ride around Japan’s capital city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.52
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Kamakura Walking Tour

Kamakura Walking Tour

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Get a taste for beautiful landscapes and serene religious monuments as you visit the city of Kamakura and Enoshima on this guided day trip. Visit Kotoku-in Temple featuring the Great Buddha and Hase-dera Temple. Enjoy green tea at Jomyo-ji Temple overlooking a rock garden and dine on a Japanese lunch. Learn about Japan’s long history before returning to Tokyo. Round-trip coach transport from selected hotels is included.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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$129.61
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Geisha Experience at Chaya in Tokyo

Geisha Experience at Chaya in Tokyo

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Get acquainted with a real-life geisha during a cultural experience in Tokyo. An intimate encounter designed for travelers interested in Japanese culture, this tour includes a geisha performance, traditionally featuring songs, dances, and games, and refreshments such as tea and sweets. Learn about the history of the geisha and upgrade to include lunch and unlimited drinks.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$80.27
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Tokyo by Bike: Skytree, Kiyosumi Garden and Sumo Stadium

Tokyo by Bike: Skytree, Kiyosumi Garden and Sumo Stadium

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Take a leisurely bike ride through the top sights of Tokyo’s Shitamachi district on this small-group bike tour. Pedal your way to Fukagawa-fudo Temple and Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine, two of the area’s most interesting religious sites. Then scout for wrestlers outside Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Stadium, the city’s main sumo venue, and visit the placid confines of Kiyosumi, a traditional garden. Finish your cycling at the sky-high Tokyo Skytree, one of Tokyo’s newest landmarks. This small-group cycle tour, limited to just 10 riders, also includes a helmet, guide, entrance at Kiyosumi Garden, and beverages.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.07
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$86.07
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Tokyo Tours By Locals: Private & 100% Personalized- See the City Unscripted

Tokyo Tours By Locals: Private & 100% Personalized- See the City Unscripted

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See Tokyo like a local with this trip around town, complete with a local host. You'll get to visit many of the city's top attractions and off-the-beaten-track gems, with stops to eat and drink at local cafes. Your guide will also be on hand to give you advice and recommendations as you plan for the rest of your trip.  
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$183.64
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Walking Tours Tokyo with a Local Guide: Private & 100% Personalized ★★★★★

Walking Tours Tokyo with a Local Guide: Private & 100% Personalized ★★★★★

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Orient yourself on your first day in Tokyo, and see the city through the eyes of a local. During this customized tour with your personal host, learn how to navigate and use Tokyo’s transport system. Choose from the city’s most famous attractions, or explore up-and-coming neighborhoods. Understand cultural practices, find the best places to eat, and get advice on Tokyo’s nightlife scene.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.08
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Tasting ALL TYPES of Sake with seminar

Tasting ALL TYPES of Sake with seminar

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Sake is a Japanese alcoholic drink that’s also known as rice wine. It can be tricky as an outsider to know which type of sake to order, and what the difference is between terms such as “junmai” and “junmai ginjo”. Eliminate language barriers, and boost your sake knowledge by having a tasting session with a sake sommelier in Tokyo. Try three types of sake with detailed explanations of the best way to drink them, and tasty snacks included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.61
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$60.61
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Tokyo Online: Virtual Experience in Shibuya and Shinjuku with a Local Expert

Tokyo Online: Virtual Experience in Shibuya and Shinjuku with a Local Expert

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During this online experience, we will share the excitement of two of Tokyo’s most popular and exciting districts. You can travel around these two exciting spots in Tokyo from the safety and comfort of home. Bring a snack and some drinks to enjoy while we hang out. By the end of the experience, we will connect across the globe. Meet and connect with your expert Local Host who will take you on this virtual adventure! Our team has hosted over 27,000 guests on walking food tours and they always want to share the best stories, history, information, local tips as well as Japanese Foodie culture. Tokyo is arguably one of the most amazing food and travel destinations in the world and we are excited to share it with you! TIME ZONES FOR 21:00 JST (Japan Standard Time) NYC - 8:00 EDT SYDNEY - 22:00 AEST LONDON - 13:00 BST CHICAGO - 7:00 CDT LOS ANGELES - 5:00 PDT We also have a 10AM time slot. Please let us know if you need help for other time conversions.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.64
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Private Tokyo Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized

Private Tokyo Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized

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Understanding Tokyo can seem like an impossible wish for foreign travelers. Take the mystery out of your visit on this guided tour with a local. Before your tour, your guide contacts you to get a feel for what interests you. On your customized tour, they take you to see the city's must-see sites, as well as underexplored local neighborhoods and hidden gems. Along the way, they share insights into local life giving you a better sense of Tokyo culture.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.08
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$86.08
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Tokyo Night Bike Tour Harumi Wharf Cycling

Tokyo Night Bike Tour Harumi Wharf Cycling

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Tokyo is at its most atmospheric after dark and a bike tour is a fun way to experience its dazzling illuminations. On this tour, travel even further on an electric bike and stop along the way to enjoy the views, take photos, and snack on local foods. Admire the glittering city skyline along Harumi Wharf, see landmarks like Kachidokibashi Bridge and Tokyo Station, and explore the Ginza and Tsukiji districts.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.13
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Manga Lesson with a Professional Japanese Manga Artist

Manga Lesson with a Professional Japanese Manga Artist

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Learn to draw manga from a professional manga artist in Nakano. During this class, use the manga tools provided to you, such as screen tone, manga pens and ink and manga paper. Whether you're just starting out or a practicing manga artist who would like to hone your skills, the instructor will tailor their teaching to your skills. Take home your completed piece of art as a souvenir.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.92
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Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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This half-day tour is an ideal choice for time-tight travelers visiting Tokyo. Avoid the hassle of navigating by having a private guide to take you around the city. A perk of the tour is that you won’t waste time going to sights that don’t interest you, as the route can be customized. A sample itinerary may include Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Shibuya Crossing, Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Imperial Palace, and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.24
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Nakagin Capsule Tower Tour

Nakagin Capsule Tower Tour

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The Nakagin Capsule Tower is a unique look at what Japan thought the future would look like in 1972. Take a guided tour of the 20th-century complex built by avant-garde Japanese students during a high economic growth period in Japan. See vintage relics, like a 45-year-old Sony TV with an attached open reel tape deck, and learn how you can help to save this piece of history from demolition.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Tokyo

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Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo
"It was a great tour that included event more that we anticipated. Lunch was very traditional and we enjoyed scenic views of the lake. going during the COVID-19 outbreak meant that we received even more attention since they were only 10 of us in total."..."
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Mt Fuji, Hakone, Lake Ashi Cruise 1 Day Bus Trip from Tokyo
"This was a great trip to get a closer look at the National Icon. The tour was what we expected, the guide was friendly and helpful. We would do this again!"..."
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1-Day Tokyo Bus Tour
"Chris was the best! A very educational and fun day! Highly recommended. She even taught us some interesting Japanese phrases."..."
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Nikko 1-Day Bus Tour :World Heritage of Nikko Toshogu,Lake Chuzenji,Kegon Falls
"Highly recommended, The tour did not disappoint but I wish we had more time at Lake Chuzenji, as the scenery was so beautiful it rivals the Zurich Lake. the town around Kegon falls was nice and quaint. The Nikko Toshogu was great as well."..."
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1-Day Mt Fuji Bus Tour with 4-D Mt.Fuji movie Ride and Ninja Experience
"Very informative and engaging especially with the help of our tour guides Thapa and Levin, the 4D experience was a bonus."..."
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3-Day Mt Fuji, Kyoto and Nara Rail Tour from Tokyo
"Excellent if you want to see a lot in short time. Also the last day is largely your own exploration which is nice"..."
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Private Tour: Chartered Car to Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone and Lake Ashi
"We spent a great day with Takashi (guide) and Toshi (driver) in the 5 lakes region. They planned the whole day according to our preferences. We got spectacular views of Mt. Fuji from the different sites. Traffic was very bad coming back due to culture day weekend, but they kept their positive attitude throughout."..."
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1 Day Private Mt Fuji Tour (Charter) - English Speaking Driver
"Daniel was a lovely young man who took great care of us! English was great. Information great. Will be sure To use viator again"..."
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Walking Food Tour in Yurakucho, Shimbashi and Ginza
"Yuko and her assistant were very helpful and thoughtful tour guides. We ate yummy food and learned a lot about Japanese culture. As an FYI- if you do not eat pork, this is probably not the best tour for you."..."
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Private tour - All "Must-Sees"! Enjoy your First-Time Visit Tokyo!
"The Tour was excellent. Katsunori Fujiwara, my tour guide was very knowledgeable, informative and enthusiastic. All areas of the City of Tokyo were covered, All questions that were asked were answered. Thank you so much for great day! We would really recommend the walking tour!"..."
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Enjoy local Tokyo E-bike tour, 3 hours of ride starts near Tokyo Station
"This was great fun and a great way to see Tokyo when we first arrived in the city John our guide was really helpful - thanks!"..."
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Kamakura Walking Tour
"Amazing. It was simply amazing. We couldn’t cover all the places we went to all by ourselves. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful."..."
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Geisha Experience at Chaya in Tokyo
"We had such an amazing experience here! My teenage children loved it! We dressed up played games and learned all about the Geisha life. We watched the dancing and had a blast! We drank tea and snacks as well"..."
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Tokyo by Bike: Skytree, Kiyosumi Garden and Sumo Stadium
"Excellent fun tour of the real Tokyo. Yoko and her husband were very informative and extremely professional we had a great time. Would recommend this tour to anyone who can ride a bicycle."..."
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Tokyo Tours By Locals: Private & 100% Personalized- See the City Unscripted
"Kento showed us so much of Tokyo in the day we spent with him. He went out of his way to cover everything we asked for, including helping us find some particular Kirby figures that our son collects, and also brought us to a fantastic restaurant for lunch that we wouldn't have found on our own."..."
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Walking Tours Tokyo with a Local Guide: Private & 100% Personalized ★★★★★
"Izumi is the best! She is very sweet and knowledgeable. Took us around to many places in a short amount of time. Highly recommended."..."
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Tasting ALL TYPES of Sake with seminar
"A very informative and interesting seminar / tasting if you are interested in learning more about Sake! Akira was very knowledgeable and gave everyone a pamphlet that outlined various aspects of Sake, how it's made and how to better understand it. Highly recommend if you have a free afternoon!"..."
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Tokyo Online: Virtual Experience in Shibuya and Shinjuku with a Local Expert
"Alex was brilliant, he knows a lot about the local area and his tour was very enjoyable and informative and fun!"..."
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Private Tokyo Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized
"Kenji was a pleasure to work with before the tour, and a welcoming, engaged and knowledgeable guide. He was able to squeeze in all the sites and experiences on our wish list (which was a long list!) and taught us how to get around the city for our time without guide. Kenji was full of history of the area and was a pleasure to spend the day with. I very highly recommend Kenji for this or other tours."..."
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Tokyo Night Bike Tour Harumi Wharf Cycling
"Wonderful tour, I could see many spots only locals would know! The guides were so nice as kind, definitely recommended!!"..."
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Manga Lesson with a Professional Japanese Manga Artist
"Excellent and friendly instructor! It was a good learning experience for me and boys aged 11 and 9. We got to learn about how to draw faces and body structures, chibi appearance of characters and adding cool effects via cut-outs."..."
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Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
"The tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny. Are group justed loved him. The was very interesting and beautiful"..."
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Nakagin Capsule Tower Tour
"You can walk to this building from Ginza, no problem, and get a great shot of a building that feels like it was built just to star in Anime. But to truly experience it, you must go inside and for that you either need to own a pod or go visit this one. It’s hard to describe but just take a camera and go marvel at this architectural oddity that has still echoes down the decades to today."..."

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