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Tokyo Imperial Palace Tours and Tickets

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Home to Japan’s Emperor, the Tokyo Imperial Palace occupies the site of the original Edo Castle (Edo-jō), the Tokugawa shogunate's castle, which was once the largest fortress in the world. Located in the center of Tokyo, the palace is surrounded by moats and serene gardens.

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1-1 Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, 100-8111
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Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

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This half-day tour is an ideal choice for time-tight travelers visiting Tokyo. Avoid the hassle of navigating by having a private guide to take you around the city. A perk of the tour is that you won’t waste time going to sights that don’t interest you, as the route can be customized. A sample itinerary may include Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Shibuya Crossing, Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Imperial Palace, and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.77
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US$70.77
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Geisha Experience at Chaya in Tokyo

Geisha Experience at Chaya in Tokyo

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Get acquainted with a real-life geisha during a cultural experience in Tokyo. An intimate encounter designed for travelers interested in Japanese culture, this tour includes a geisha performance, traditionally featuring songs, dances, and games, and refreshments such as tea and sweets. Learn about the history of the geisha and upgrade to include lunch and unlimited drinks.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$60.93
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Freely set up plans Guided Private Tours in Tokyo

Freely set up plans Guided Private Tours in Tokyo

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The capital of Japan can be overwhelming on your first visit but this customized tour takes the guesswork out of sightseeing. Choose how long you want your tour to last and the sights that interest you most, then let your private tour guide create the perfect itinerary. Using Tokyo's public transport system, your guide takes you to each location for guided tours.
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  • 4 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$74.97
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Tokyo Private Chauffeur Driving Sightseeing Tour - English Speaking Driver

Tokyo Private Chauffeur Driving Sightseeing Tour - English Speaking Driver

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Explore the best that Tokyo has to offer on a full-day private sightseeing tour. Choose from a set itinerary or customize your own with your English-speaking driver to see the locations of the most interest to you. Visit key landmarks like Sensoji Temple, the Skytree building, the Shibuya crossing and more as you listen to commentary about the history and culture of the city.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
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US$467.11
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Tokyo Self-Guided Audio Tour

Tokyo Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Discover Tokyo at your own pace with this self-guided audio tour. Rather than rushing from place to place in a big group, this audio tour allows you to spend more time at the places you are interested in, from the Meiji-Jingu Shrine to the Odaiba district and Ueno Park, and skip past places that don't interest you.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
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US$6.00
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Tokyo City Tour: Private Chauffeur Guide with Chartered Car

Tokyo City Tour: Private Chauffeur Guide with Chartered Car

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A chauffeured private tour is the perfect way to see Tokyo if you have a limited time or want to get your bearings in the city. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a luxury vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion that showcases the diversity of Tokyo, from its high tech present to its traditional roots. Customize the tour to your must-see locations.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$743.13
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Private tour - All
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Private tour - All "Must-Sees"! Enjoy your First-Time Visit Tokyo!

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First-time visitors to Tokyo who want a comprehensive overview of the city will love this handy private tour. Experience both modern and ancient Tokyo at attractions like the Tokyo Tower, Meiji Shrine, the Imperial Palace, and more. Foodies will be kept satisfied with lunch at the Tsukiji Fish Market, and shopaholics will love Asakusa and Ginza. Customize the tour to suit your needs.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$91.30
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US$91.30
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Tokyo Private Custom Walking Tour with local friendly guide

Tokyo Private Custom Walking Tour with local friendly guide

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Discover Tokyo accompanied by an experienced, private guide who shares the modern and traditional sides of the dynamic Japanese capital. Navigate the city's complex, yet efficient, subway system with your guide as you visit famous sites including the outer Tsukiji fish market, the traditional town of Asakusa, the Meiji Shrine. Stroll down Takeshita Street in Harajuku — home to Japan's youth and pop culture, and indulge in lunch on route (depending on option selected). This private tour can also be customized to suit your interests.
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  • 2 to 7 hours
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US$363.00
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US$363.00
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Small-Group Tokyo Biking Tour

Small-Group Tokyo Biking Tour

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Get an intimate look at Tokyo during this bike tour. Discover the city’s hidden paths and top landmarks, cycling beneath the skyscrapers of Shinjuku to a local shrine and exploring neighborhoods like Ginza and Roppongi Hills. Pass landmarks like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Yoyogi Park, and the Imperial Palace before ending at the top of the 48-story Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. A guide, bike, and helmet are included.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$67.24
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US$67.24

Tokyo Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
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Tokyo Full-Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide

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This private is customizable to suit your interests and needs: choose from a selection of recommended sights to create your ideal itinerary. Learn about Japanese royalty at the Imperial Palace, take a peaceful stroll at Shinjuku Gyoen, be amazed by the bustle at Shibuya Crossing, and much more. Get to know Tokyo one neighborhood at a time on this tour that’s ideal for first-time or repeat visitors to the city.
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  • 6 hours
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US$88.47
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Authentic Geisha Performance and Entertainment including a Kaiseki Course Dinner

Authentic Geisha Performance and Entertainment including a Kaiseki Course Dinner

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Slip on a kimono and savor a multi-course kaiseki dinner while you’re entertained by a geisha performance. A host greets you at an authentic Japanese restaurant in Tokyo during this 3-hour evening experience. Settle in with a small group as you’re served traditional dishes and converse with the geisha who are trained in dance, music and the art of communication.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$214.57
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Private Tokyo Tour with a Local Guide: Tailored to Your Interests

Private Tokyo Tour with a Local Guide: Tailored to Your Interests

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Understanding Tokyo can seem like an impossible wish for foreign travelers. Take the mystery out of your visit on this guided tour with a local. Before your tour, your guide contacts you to get a feel for what interests you. On your customized tour, they take you to see the city's must-see sites, as well as underexplored local neighborhoods and hidden gems. Along the way, they share insights into local life giving you a better sense of Tokyo culture.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
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US$146.40
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Private Half Day Tokyo Tour with a Local: Highlights & Hidden Gems- Custom

Private Half Day Tokyo Tour with a Local: Highlights & Hidden Gems- Custom

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You’ll spend time with one of our hosts, uncovering Tokyo’s marvels as you explore the neon-lit city together. Every neighborhood in Tokyo has its own distinct flavor, so maybe try zoom in on one of these microcosms and absorb its unique sights and sounds. Maybe you’d like to discover the highlights of the neighborhood you’re staying in, or simply stroll through the lantern-lined lanes of Tokyo’s older districts. Action-lovers might be keen to catch a sumo match or alternatively, get sky high and enjoy sushi with a view. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You'll also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$174.81
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Private Tour - History, Art and Nature at the Imperial Palace

Private Tour - History, Art and Nature at the Imperial Palace

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This private tour takes you to many important places in Tokyo to experience incredible art, learn about Tokyo’s history, and appreciate scenic nature spots too. Save time planning your own itinerary and benefit from a guide’s expertise and local knowledge. The tour goes to the Imperial Palace, Wadakura Fountain Park, the National Museum of Modern Art Crafts Gallery, Kitanomaru Park, and much more.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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Adventurous Japanese Food Tour
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Adventurous Japanese Food Tour

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Most culinary tours in Japan only cover classics like ramen and udon, but you discover out-of-the-box treats during this adventure lovers’ food crawl. Meet an expert foodie for a daring expedition through the savory streets of Ginza, packed with local eateries. Get a taste of only-in-Japan delicacies like blowfish (fugu) and horse meat, while also making time for standbys like sushi and yakitori.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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US$81.39
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Tokyo Walking Tours with a Local Guide: Private & Tailored to You

Tokyo Walking Tours with a Local Guide: Private & Tailored to You

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Orient yourself on your first day in Tokyo, and see the city through the eyes of a local. During this customized tour with your personal host, learn how to navigate and use Tokyo’s transport system. Choose from the city’s most famous attractions, or explore up-and-coming neighborhoods. Understand cultural practices, find the best places to eat, and get advice on Tokyo’s nightlife scene.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$131.11
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Tokyo Tours By Locals: Private & Tailored to You, See the City Unscripted

Tokyo Tours By Locals: Private & Tailored to You, See the City Unscripted

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See Tokyo like a local with this trip around town, complete with a local host. You'll get to visit many of the city's top attractions and off-the-beaten-track gems, with stops to eat and drink at local cafes. Your guide will also be on hand to give you advice and recommendations as you plan for the rest of your trip.  
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$270.96
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Japanese Whisky Tasting Experience at Local Bar in Tokyo

Japanese Whisky Tasting Experience at Local Bar in Tokyo

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Learn the ins and outs of one of Japan’s most delectable spirits—Japanese whisky—during this small-group tasting experience. Join a private guide to drink like a true Tokyo resident at a locally-run bar, where you’ll get an insider’s run-down of Japan’s most esteemed labels. Enjoy samples that are usually costly and difficult to find, including award-winning bottles of aged whisky, in this under-the-radar watering hole.
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  • 2 hours
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US$92.55
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Small Group Cycling Tour in Tokyo

Small Group Cycling Tour in Tokyo

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Explore Tokyo on two wheels on this small-group bicycle tour. Pedal through the city streets at a slower pace than on a big bus tour and access places that bigger vehicles cannot reach. As you cycle to such landmarks as the Meiji-Jingu Shrine and Imperial Palace, your guide will fill you in on all the important historical and cultural background.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$44.64
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Tokyo Private Short Trip with Government-Licensed Guide

Tokyo Private Short Trip with Government-Licensed Guide

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Experience the top destinations of Japan’s capital city on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, customize the tour to suit your interests and learn about Tokyo’s culture and history with an experienced guide. Marvel at spots like the Tsukiji fish market, Takeshita Street, Meiji Shrine, and Shibuya Crossing, supposedly the busiest pedestrian crosswalk in the world.
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  • 2 hours
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US$36.29
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Tokyo Private Tour by Car / Van - Guide Option Available

Tokyo Private Tour by Car / Van - Guide Option Available

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Skip the hassle of waiting for others and spending too long at places of little interest on this private tour of Tokyo. In the company of just your party and a driver, you have the flexibility to customize your time to your own interests. Enjoy hassle-free pickup from your hotel and explore Tokyo at your own pace, spending as long as you wish at such landmarks as the Meiji Shrine, Imperial Palace, and Tsukiji Fish Market.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$413.76
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Private Custom Day In Tokyo: Secrets and Highlights with a Local Guide

Private Custom Day In Tokyo: Secrets and Highlights with a Local Guide

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Swap the rigid itineraries of most typical group tours for a private and personalized experience of Tokyo. This private tour is exclusively for you and your chosen companions and is fully customized to your interests and needs. Your guide will tailor make an itinerary for you whether your interests are in exploring historic neighborhoods, museums, or nightlife.
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  • 8 hours
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US$279.70
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Samurai Spots in Tokyo Virtual Tour

Samurai Spots in Tokyo Virtual Tour

This is an interactive Zoom meeting with a professional tour guide living in Tokyo. I love to offer indoor entertainment to enjoy together even when both of us are relaxing at home. I've chosen some Samurai (premodern Japanese worriers)-related spots in Tokyo since Tokyo developed as Samurai town. I've put much frequently asked information about which I usually get from my guests during my real tours. Sure to be a good pre-learning for your future trip to Japan! Note that the tour time shown is "Japan Standard Time". For example, 10:00 JST=NY 20:00(EST)=LA 17:00(PST) Please check your time zone.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes
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US$8.49
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Private Full-Day Tokyo Tour Including 5 Popular Spots

Private Full-Day Tokyo Tour Including 5 Popular Spots

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Tokyo is one of the world’s most bustling metropolises, and sightseers often have trouble knowing where to start. Tick off five of the city’s most renowned highlights during this full-day walking tour. Join your own private group guide as you cover iconic attractions on foot, like 7th-century Sensoji Temple and the sprawling, seafood-packed Tsukiji Market, where you’ll stop to grab a tasty lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$219.40
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