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Private Harajuku Omotesando Architecture Walking Tour

  • A customizable walking tour of Harajuku and Omotesando, with Olympics history

  • Perfect for architecture-enthusiasts, the tour covers top landmarks and little-known buildings

  • Get an insider’s perspective on the fashion hub of Harajuku, and walk along high-end shops

Private Harajuku Omotesando Architecture Walking Tour
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3hours Harajuku/ Omotesando architecture walking tour departing from Jingubashi next to Harajuku station.
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3hours Harajuku/ Omotesando architecture walking tour departing from Jingubashi next to Harajuku station.
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3hours Harajuku/ Omotesando architecture walking tour departing from Jingubashi next to Harajuku station.
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Get pumped for the Olympics with this insider’s walking tour of Harajuku and Omotesando, covering landmarks like Yoyogi Stadium. Tours are fully customizable, offering a mix of top attractions and under-the-radar sites, overlooked by most tourists. Browse the boutiques along Tokyo’s own “Rodeo Drive,” stop for a coffee along atmospheric backstreets, and listen to an enriching primer on the city’s vibrant architectural history from your own private guide.

What to Expect
Checking out one of Tokyo's most impressive landmarks, the Yoyogi Olympic Stadium, from a distance, you will also see the modern and unique fashion boutique architecture of boutiques such as The Iceberg, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Tod's, Sunny Hills and Prada.

Harajuku is one of the cute Japanese shopping streets famous for teenage girls, and Omotesando is similar to the Japanese equivalent of Rodeo Drive with high-end boutiques lined up. By walking this area, you will understand the attractiveness of this area and see how unique it can be.

Once you step into the back streets, a wide variety of Japanese lifestyles can be observed. You will understand how diverse it is and just how many characters live just in this small area. 

You will begin your tour in front of the Meiji shrine. You will also see some of Japan's emerging architectural works between the big names.

You will take a side trip to see the backstreet neighborhood to appreciate the different aspects of the area and stop by at a cafe to have a short break while walking and enjoy some conversation.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2018
Wonderful tour - knowledgeable and illuminating

We spent our tour walking around with Yoko - who was not only very knowledgeable and passionate about architecture, but was also wonderful to spend a lot of time with. We were able to ask lots of questions, about architecture and the buildings we were...More

Thank tulip w
yukaontheroad, tour guide at Showcase Tokyo Architecture tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for the great review! I was glad to have wonderful people like you guys as my customers. Please enjoy the rest of your stay in Japan!! Yoko

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Great selection of buildings, excellent guide.

I spent my time with Kayuki-san who had an excellent itinerary. She included more than 20 buildings that ranged from the glitzy Pritzker Prize winners to curious little shops. She pointed out older buildings that were innovative when built and details that can be overlooked....More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile
Nice architectural gems of Tokyo

Our guide Yuki gave us a great tour! She knows great spots and a lot about architects like Tadao Ando and other Pritzker Prize Winners and she is fun to hang out with. She took nice pictures of us and mailed those as well as...More

Thank EllieB001
Reviewed 20 March 2018
Very Interesting and a lot of fun

It has been a pleasure to Kayuki-sensei, she has been an amazing guide. I requested the tour on a very short notice and she immediately accepted even with a rainy weather. she was very informative and knowledgeable in a lot of aspect and not only...More

Thank nuffzz
Reviewed 11 January 2018
Amazing. Fantastic, Fun

Had an amazing 8 hour walking tour of Edo/Tokyo Open air museum, Nakagin Capsule hotel, Ginza area, and Harajuku/Omotesando areas. What a fantastic way to spend the last day in Japan. Yoshi was an amazing tour guide, very informative, friendly, and a great host for...More

Thank Greg R
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