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Tokyo Sumo Wrestling Tournament

Witness one of Japan’s most iconic cultural expressions at an exhilarating sumo tournament in Tokyo. Set the scene before the tournament by visiting the informative Sumo Museum to see fascinating collections of memorabilia then feel the energizing pre-match atmosphere on the subway as you ride to the ‘kokugikan’ (sumo amphitheater) to see a selection of atmospheric sumo matches. Enhance your experience by upgrading to include a delicious dinner of traditional Japanese dishes at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Challenge Sumo Wrestlers and Enjoy a Chanko Lunch

Eat, train and fight like a real Japanese sumo wrestler during this 2-hour sumo demonstration and authentic ‘Chanko Nabe’ (hotpot) lunch. Discover the history, training and rules behind the typical sumo match as you watch three real clashes. You can even try it yourself during a skirmish with a retired wrestler. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, dig into a tasty Chanko Nabe lunch, a filling meal of hotpot, rice, miso, salad, French fries and more, used by these hulking fighters to gain weight. Admission to the demonstration and lunch are both covered.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Tokyo Studio Ghibli Museum and Ghibli Film Appreciation Tour including Lunch

Experience the magic of Studio Ghibli during an enchanting tour to the Ghibli Museum and Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architecture Museum. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, gain insight into the history of the magical movies during the comfortable journey to Mitaka, and then set out to explore the Ghibli Museum independently. Convenient transportation from Tokyo is included on this tour, as well as entrance fees. On Mondays, your visit to Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architecture Museum will be substituted by a visit to Jindaiji Temple or Takahata Fudoson Temple.Please note: The order of the tour itinerary will be changed from January 2019. You'll visit the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architecture Museum after lunch first, and then head to the Ghibli Museum. Time at Ghibli Museum will be extended to 2.5 hours.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo

See the highlights of Kyoto on a full-day tour from Tokyo. Learn about the history of the region from your guide as you visit top attractions including Mt Fuji, Heian Shrine, Sanjusangen-do Hall, and Kioyomizu-dera Temple. Enjoy a delicious lunch in Kyoto, and take a round-trip ride on the super-speed bullet train.
  • Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
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Watch Morning Practice at a Sumo Stable in Tokyo

Visit a sumo training center in Tokyo to observe the morning practice. Spend approximately two hours watching the sumo wrestlers train and observe the rules and regulations of sumo. It’s a rare chance for visitors to glimpse this exclusive world, and a fascinating window into a Japanese tradition.
  • Duration: 60 to 180 hrs
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  • Duration: 60 to 180 hrs
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Hiroshima and Miyajima Day Tour from Osaka

See the historical highlights of Hiroshima on a comprehensive full-day tour from Osaka, led by a knowledgeable guide. Ride on the super-speed bullet train to Hiroshima then board a boat to the idyllic Miyajima Island, home to the splendid Itsukishima Shrine. Return to Hiroshima to feel emotionally stirred by the magnificent Hirsohima Peace Memorial Park and Museum, in which intriguing exhibitions speak eloquently of the atomic bomb dropped on the city in 1945. Fully immerse yourself in Japan’s fascinating culture during this enriching excursion. Enjoy convenient transportation from a central Osaka location on this tour.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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  • Duration: 13 hours
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Experience Old and Nostalgic Tokyo: Yanaka Walking Tour

Step back in time to ancient Tokyo during this 3.5-hour exploration of the city’s historic Yanaka district. Discover a different side of the sprawling Japanese capital that dates back to its Edo period of the 16th through 19th centuries, admiring the area’s charming mix of temples, springtime cherry blossoms and timeless ‘reien’ (cemetery). A included guide will accompany you on your visit, providing additional details about Japanese history and local culture.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Kyoto

Travel round-trip from Kyoto by high-speed bullet train to take in Hiroshima's historic sites, including exhibits about the 1945 atomic bomb that devastated the city. Start your visit on a lighter note, traveling by boat to Miyajima, a famously beautiful island that is home to the revered Itsukushima Shrine. Have lunch there, then return to the city to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum. Your expert guide shares important details about Hiroshima's heartbreaking history and remarkable recovery throughout this unforgettable 12-hour tour.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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KAWAII MONSTER CAFE and Robot Show Ticket Package including Lunch/Dinner

If you’re looking to experience the weird and wonderful side of Tokyo, combine lunch at Kawaii Monster Cafe with a guaranteed ticket to the renowned Robot Restaurant cabaret show by booking in advance. Located in the vibrant Harajuku district of Japan’s capital, Kawaii Monster Cafe serves up a visual feast of food and decor inspired by everything colorful and cute. Bypass long lines and head straight inside the popular venue for a quirky 3-course lunch and drink before witnessing the wackiest cabaret performance of your life at the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuku.  
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Pre-Order request for Studio Ghibli Museum – including Ticket delivery

The worldwide popularity of the Studio Ghibli Museum means that admission tickets, which can only be bought in advance, often sell out. Guarantee your entry to the museum, which imitates animated film sets from classic films such as Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle, by booking your tickets in advance. This convenient package includes the delivery of the tickets to your accommodation, allowing you to skip the stress of finding a meeting point.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Official Street Go-Kart Tour - Tokyo Bay Shop

Tour Tokyo’s highlights in an unforgettable way—dressed up in costume, traveling by go-kart. Your tour is both fun and safe, you’ll get a safety briefing, and travel with a guide so you won’t get lost. During the tour, you’ll drive past many Tokyo landmarks such as the Gate Bridge, Odaiba, Tokyo Tower, Roppongi, and Shibuya Crossing. Get a souvenir photo of this magical tour to take home too. 
  • Duration: 120 to 240 mins
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 120 to 240 mins
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A Tour of the 'Must-See's in Akihabara

[Private Tour] AKB, maid cafes and consumer electronics! Akihabara is a popular area for otaku (people with obsessive interests, especially with anime) and is known to be the holy land of idols, anime and consumer electronics. On this tour you will visit places such as AKB cafes and shops, maid cafes, the specialty shop for gachapon, a large scale store of consumer electronics and more. Maid cafes are particularly interesting for the unique worlds that are created in their cafes, almost like those of theme parks. Enjoy a tour of Akihabara, full of unconventional shops, and immerse yourself in the unique world of Japanese subculture.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
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Half-Day Kamakura Walking Tour with Kotokuin (Great Buddha)

Experience the shrines and temples of Kamakura, one of Japan’s most prominent religious centers, on a 5-hour walking tour. In a small group limited to 10 people, you’ll visit historical sites such as Tokei-ji Temple, Jochi-ji Temple, and Genji-yama Park, while learning about the foundations of Buddhism and Shintoism. Plus, you’ll marvel at Kotokuin (Great Buddha of Kamakura), a 47-foot (14-meter) Buddha statue that dates back to the 13th century.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private Experience Akihabara Electric Town: Karaoke, Anime and Otaku Culture in Tokyo

Discover the weird, wonderful world of Akihabara Electric Town on this 3.5-hour private tour, exploring Japan’s otaku culture. Try a session at a purikura photo booth, have tea or coffee at a 'maid café,' browse for video games and comic books and sing some karaoke at a local bar. Your private Akihabara excursion also includes a guide, meet and greet service at your hotel, public transport fare, karaoke room fees and a drink, purikura fee and tea or coffee at the maid café.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Visit to Sumo Morning Practice

Get ‘big in Japan’ during this 3-hour insider’s experience at a sumo wrestler morning practice session. Enjoy exclusive access to a sumo stable, watching as these massive athletes put themselves through their daily training regimen and go head-to-head. Who knows: you might even get to witness a future tournament champion. A guide is also included to help you gain access and follow the proceedings.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour

Enjoy a memorable rickshaw ride through the streets of Asakusa, one of Tokyo’s most picturesque and historic neighborhoods, on this easily-customizable 30-min, 45-min, 1-hour, 2-hour, or 3-hour tour offering several different ride lengths. Sit back and relax as your knowledgeable driver peddles you past some of the city’s iconic sites, lovely gardens, towering skyscrapers and historic shops, passing cherry and maple trees as you go. It’s a great way to take a relaxed, informative, ride through this atmospheric area of Tokyo.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Shinjuku and Kabukicho Evening Walking Tour

Wander the neon-lit alleys of Tokyo’s Shinjuku and Kabuchiko areas after dark on this 2-hour nocturnal adventure with a guide. Your visit to these two intriguing Tokyo neighborhoods, among Tokyo’s busiest for food and nightlife, will allow you the chance to sample hole-in-the-wall restaurants, enjoy the quirky bars of the Golden Gai and explore Kabuchiko’s infamous red-light district.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Tokyo Cultural Sights Walking Tour

Dedicate a morning to the cultural sights of Tokyo with this half-day walking tour, and learn about the city from your very own guide. The private tour takes in an eclectic array of sights including the scared Meji-Jingu Shrine, the luxury boutiques of Omotesando, the outer stalls of Tsukiji Fish Market, and the Kabukiza Theater. Discover must-visit neighborhoods such as Ginza and Asakusa, and enjoy easy travel around the city courtesy of an included day-long subway ticket.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Go-Kart Street Tour Adventure with Guide - Akihabara

Explore Akihabara in a unique and fun way—traveling in a go-kart dressed as a character of your choice—from comics, to games, or anime. No need to worry about getting lost, as you’ll have a guide to lead the way. It’s the perfect way to spend time in the fresh air, and see multiple sites in a short space of time, such as Rainbow Bridge, Asakusa, Tokyo Dome, Imperial Palace, Sky Tree, and much more. 
  • Duration: 120 to 240 mins
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  • Duration: 120 to 240 mins
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Japanese Replica Food Making Experience in Asakusa

Get an in-depth look at the weird, wonderful, world of Japanese ‘replica’ food during this 60-minute class in Asakusa. Anyone that’s spent time walking the streets of Japan will recognize these life-like food plates in most store windows. Now you’ll get a chance to see how it’s made for yourself as you learn to make a faux-tempura and imitation lettuce. One souvenir 'fake' food item is also included.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Manga Lesson with a Professional Japanese Manga Artist

Learn to draw manga from a professional manga artist in Nakano. During this approximately 3-hour 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.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
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Kimono Rental and Photoshoot at the Shibuya Crossing

Have an authentic Japanese experience by trying on a traditional Kimono. You won’t have to worry about wearing it the wrong way, as a Kimono fitting is included. There are plenty of different styles to choose from, so you’ll have the flexibility to choose your favorite design. See Tokyo highlights while dressed in a Kimono, and then have a photoshoot at Shibuya crossing. You won’t forget your day as you’ll get a souvenir photo at the end. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Geisha School

Get an insider experience when you observe the lessons of a geisha in training. Normally a secretive practice, this geisha school is the first to open its gates to the public. Watch the young geisha take instruction from the senior geisha, then see how fast they learn as they put their training into practice. Meet the geisha in person at the end of the lesson for photo opportunities and conversation.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Tuna Auction Viewing & Insider Tour at Toyosu Fish Market

Don’t just see Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market as a tourist, see it through the eyes of a Tokyo fish trader with this early morning visit to a tuna auction. Giving you access to the auction with accurate translations of the events, the experience offers an authentic insight into the everyday workings of the city’s famous fish market. You’ll also get the lowdown on the market’s history along with breakfast and a visit to the market itself.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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