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Tokyo Day Tour: Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise

  • Experience the best of traditional and modern Tokyo in a single day
  • Stunning views of the city skyline on a 1-hour Tokyo Bay cruise
  • Tour includes lunch and all entrance fees
Tokyo Day Tour: Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise
From US$88.88
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If you would like to take this tour departing in 2018, please select this tour option: Tokyo Day Tour: Meiji Shrine, Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise
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Tokyo is one of the world’s most vibrant cities, and an internationally renowned hub for food, shopping, and entertainment. On this comprehensive day tour, get an insider's look at the Japanese capital’s electric mix of traditional and modern. Enjoy visits to Shinto shrines and Edo-era gardens combined with stops throughout the city’s pulsating downtown.

What to Expect

Begin your day with convenient pick-up at your Tokyo hotel and then head by bus to Meiji Shrine, Tokyo’s most popular Shinto site. Here your guide fills you in on the fascinating history of feudal Japan. Keep an eye out for the shrine’s larger-than-life torii, or Shinto gates—some of the tallest in the country.

From there, cruise past the Japanese House of Parliament on your way to the Imperial Palace East Garden, the sprawling lawn of an Edo-era castle. Browse the souvenir stalls along Nakamise Shopping Street before getting a peek at Tokyo’s oldest temple, the 7th-century Buddhist pagoda of Senso-ji (aka Asakusa Kannon).

Enjoy a tasty lunch at a garden-side restaurant before setting sail on Tokyo Bay, where you can admire the city’s neon-filled skyline during a scenic 1-hour cruise. Enjoy free time to explore the futuristic shopping complex of Aqua City Odaiba before the tour concludes at Tokyo Station.

Reviews (1,153)
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Reviewed yesterday
Excellent overview of Tokyo

This was an excellent tour to give you an overview of some of the best sights of Tokyo. The company operates a booth at Hamamatsucho Terminal which is where the tour started. From the time we arrived there were people to assist us on site....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great Way to See the City

This tour was comprehensive just as the description said. We saw a lot in one day. I would recommend this trip to anyone who is visiting Tokyo for the first time. It also included a 1 hour cruise in Tokyo Harbor. The only reason I...More

1  Thank devotedtraveler_62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to see Toyko

This was a wonderful tour with a nice range of activities. It took us to some of the major sites and provided a good overview of the history of Tokyo and Japan more widely. Our tour guide Levin was knowledgeable friendly and fun and just...More

2  Thank Rhiannon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent tour of the highlights in Tokyo

Our guide was Mario, and he was excellent! We saw a lot and had he perfect amount of time at each place. Mario went out of this way to make sure everyone was comfortable.

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A Nice Overview

My daughter booked us on this Tokyo Day Tour with JTB Global Marketing & Travel through Viator. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, the shrine and temple were beautiful, the Imperial Gardens gorgeous, but I'll admit, I never got to spend the amount of time I...More

3  Thank Myrtle50
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27 October 2018|
Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about pick up from this. Hotel you get a list of hotels when you go to book it picks up about 730 to 8 am
Margaret K
12 September 2018|
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Response from Hermien832 | Reviewed this property |
I doubt that. they have certain pick up points as stated on the tour of your choice and one has to make their own way to those.
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