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See some of Tokyo's most famous sights.

Visit some of the capital's most famous spots on a half-day Tokyo tour. Spend your morning exploring the capital and visiting three must-see places—Meiji Shrine, Sensoji, and the Imperial Palace. The tour ends in Ginza which is great for shopping.

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This morning tour allows visitors a glimpse of Tokyo’s most famous temples and sights, with the afternoon free to explore Japan’s bustling capital. The trip begins at the tranquil Meiji Shrine, a Shinto shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken.

Pass by the National Diet Building en route to the Imperial Palace Gardens. Head next to Sensoji Temple, famous for the imposing Kaminarimon ("Thunder Gate") and visit the numerous shops in the Nakamise Shopping Arcade.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 24.85
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Infant (Age 0-5)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 47.46
USD 47.46
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 24.85
USD 24.85
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4.5 - 6 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Admission / Bus fare / English-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Multilingual audio guide in Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese
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  • 07:30-09:00 Pick-up from Designated Locations in Tokyo
  • 09:00 Depart from Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal
  • Meiji Shrine (30 minutes)
    MeijiJingu_shutterstock_1490316665 The eponymous historical shrine dedicated to Emperor Meiji is nestled in a lush forest just next to bustling and youthful Harajuku. Breathe in the fresh air and take a stroll around the vast shrine grounds, a tranquil haven in the middle of the busy metropolis.
  • National Diet Building (Drive by)
    20120314115508_1090284893_10001_4.jpeg Drive by the imposing Japanese Diet Building (the equivalent of the House of Parliament) which has an impressive central tower.
  • Imperial Palace East Gardens (30 minutes)
    20120312030131_1402588217_10001_4.jpeg Enjoy a pleasant walk through the East Garden of the Imperial Palace, a place of historical interest and scenic beauty.

    On Mondays, Fridays and other days when the Imperial Palace East Garden is closed, the tour will visit the Imperial Palace Plaza in front of the Nijubashi Bridge instead.
  • Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street (40 minutes)
    Bustling Nakamise street in Asakusa Walk down Nakamise, a charming shopping district selling local treats and souvenirs, before reaching the most famous cultural landmark in Tokyo. Make sure to check out the Kaminarimon Gate and the golden Kannon statue inside the temple.
  • 13:20 Tour Ends at Yurakucho Station
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    • Participants ages 14 and below must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants ages 15 to 19 may travel unaccompanied but must have written consent from a parent or guardian.
    • Children ages 0-5 years can participate for free but will have to sit on the lap of their parent or guardian. They may sit in extra available seats but they will not be prioritized. If you would like to ensure a separate seat for children ages 0-5 years, please book them as children ages 6-11.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • You are required to check in at the JTB Sunrise Tours counter located at the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal after your hotel pick-up. The counter staff will tell you which bus to board.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • On Mondays, Fridays and other days when the Imperial Palace East Garden is closed, the tour will visit the Imperial Palace Plaza in front of Nijubashi Bridge instead.
    • There may be participants from other tours on the same bus.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Please contact VELTRA immediately if you make any changes to your booking once it is confirmed, as:

    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 8 business days to 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 30% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made between 18:00 local time, 1 business days to 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
    ・Any changes made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 47.46
USD 47.46

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(4.43/5.00) 4.43 / 5
(7 reviews)

Language English, Chinese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 4.5 - 6 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Andie McCarthy
Our tour guide could not have been more informative or funny. She was hilarious and we recommend she does stand up comedy. She was very timely and knew every answer to every question anyone asked. We ...more
by: Bianca
Tomoko was our guide, she was amazing! Informative, chatty, fun and very friendly. She most definitely deserves an A+ review. We visited all sites listed along with a tourist centre in Ginza. The attr...more
by: Test
The tour was well organised, the direction to meet them are clear and the meeting is easy to find also located near a underground and train station. Yumi our guide was very informative and fun. She ga...more
USD 47.46
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Tokyo Morning Bus Tour to Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace, and Sensoji Temple