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  • Location:Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Tokyo Morning Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy the best attractions the Japanese capital has to offer in a short time period as you sample the city’s shopping and culture on this 3.5-hour Tokyo city tour. Join a guide as you explore famous Tokyo landmarks like the iconic Tokyo Tower, the shopping mecca of Ginza, the serene Asakusa Kannon Buddhist temple and make a brief stop for photos outside the Imperial Palace. Your morning Tokyo excursion also includes pickup from select hotels, entrance fees and a souvenir city map to continue your exploration.


  • 3.5-hour morning sightseeing tour of Tokyo
  • Admire panoramic views from Tokyo Tower
  • Stop at Imperial Palace Plaza
  • Visit Asakusa Kannon Temple, Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple
  • See a variety of shopping districts, from Akihabara to upscale Ginza
  • Pickup from select Tokyo hotels included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

An awesome overview tour if you're new to the city or short on time. Lots of stellar views and photo ops! Hotel pickup makes it extra-convenient.

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What You Can Expect

Tokyo Morning Sightseeing Tour

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo

This morning sightseeing tour offers the perfect bite-sized taste of the many intriguing sights of Tokyo, allowing a quick introduction to some of its top cultural and commercial attractions. This fascinating city tour, offering visits to both the city’s ancient temples and modern marvels, is sure to delight.

Begin your excursion with pickup from select hotels in the morning, proceeding to the tour meeting point at Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal for a 9am departure. Continue by bus to the Tokyo Tower, where you’ll enjoy stunning panoramic vistas over this massive city and its surrounding environs. Then head back down to earth to the Imperial Palace, where you’ll have time for a quick photo opportunity in front of this famous home of the Japanese Emperor.

Continue next with a stop at the ancient Asakusa Kannon Temple, (also called Senso-ji) a famous religious landmark that is the city’s oldest Buddhist sanctuary. Then take a drive through Akhibara, an atmospheric neighborhood of glowing neon full of electronics vendors selling all forms of appliances and computer gear.

Proceed on to Ueno, a lovely section of Tokyo known for its many parks, temples and museums, as well as the famous Ameyoko street, which hosts a well-known market. You’ll also stop by Nakamise street, another celebrated shopping area lined with vendors selling traditional Japanese souvenirs and snacks, and visit Ginza, the legendary district of luxury shopping boutiques and designer fashion.

Conclude your whirlwind Tokyo adventure with drop-off at Tokyo Station, where you can catch a train or continue exploring the city on your own.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour - and our tour guide Mena was fantastic. Very knowledgeable!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our Tour Guide Junko was very friendly and organised. Loved the tour, especially the Asakusa Temple, would have loved more time to shop at the small Souvenir shops. Highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

For a lone and novice traveler, this tour was perfect. We had the opportunity to ask the very nice tour guide questions about the sites, the citizens and Japanese culture. After this tour, I felt like I knew Tokyo, and it made my future trips back to the same sites (for souvenirs) so much easier. This tour is perfect. Sign up for it on your first day if possible.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Our tour guide Mai-San was interesting and so kind. Learned quite a lot about Tokyo and its historical sights and tourist attractions. Highly recommend this tour - gives a brief overview of the must-sees in Tokyo!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Just the right duration, would do again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Great tour for highlights of Tokyo ver informative tour guide!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

I had a ton of fun on this tour, our guide was very informative, constantly giving information even about the neighborhoods we were just driving through. And we were lucky enough to go on a day that had a festival at Asakusa Shrine, so that was extra exciting. I'd definitely recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, very organized with an outline of the day as well as with pictures as needed. I learned so much about Japan and all that we saw and all that we did. She was an
exceptional guide and person. You can see that she loves what she does.

Dr. Rozanne Schmidtlein(traveled with Jan Miyamae)

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