• Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 68.00 View price calendar

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Take a stroll through the heart of Tokyo and learn about the city’s prominent architecture during a 3-hour walking tour with an expert guide. Depart in the morning or afternoon for Omotesando Street, which features a range of traditional and contemporary buildings designed by esteemed Japanese and international architects. Learn about design features and soak up the bustling street life on this small-group tour.

Highlights

  • 3-hour architecture tour of Tokyo, led by a local guide
  • Select a morning or afternoon departure
  • Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience
  • Walk past prominent landmarks like the Yoyogi National Gymnasium

What You Can Expect

Half-Day Tokyo Architecture Walking Tour

Photo-op of a popular building.

Customer Reviews

Lynn F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

A superb tour. Mike, our guide to the contemporary architecture in the Omotesando area, is both engaging and knowledgeable.

James M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was a wonderful tour. I learned so much about Tokyo architecture! My favorite parts of the tour were going inside of the buildings and learning about the construction. Highly recommended.

Cherri R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

I'm into modern architecture and thought this was a well planned out, informative and efficient and fun tour. Really well planned out, and I got to see more than I would have on my own and buildings I had already passed with different point of view. Also seems to attract interesting people. I'm SO glad I did this!

Tracey P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Thanks for a great insight into all the beautiful buildings and special side tour to the temple W and T from NZ

EVANGELIA G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

The tour was just great!
Mike made a really interesting selection of spots and the walk through them was beautiful. I very much appreciated the solid context and architects' background that he provided for each building, as well as mechanical or material details.

It was a fantastic way to get introduced to Tokyo's contemporary architecture and I definitely recommend it.

The tour finished elegantly in a fancy cafe with a pineapple cake where all my remaining questions on traditional and contemporary japan were answered!

dmadani

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

A really insightful and interesting tour - Mike is a great tour guide who openly and expertly shares his views on the day. Recommended!

roy.beveridge United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Mike was great
Learned a lot
Good fun
Strongly recommend

Joseph L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

I had a great stroll through Harajuku with Mike, who definitely knows his stuff. He was willing to do the tour even though it was just me, which he totally didn't have to do, but I'm grateful for. He started with the themes of traditional Japanese architecture, and discussed knowledgeably how individual Japanese architects are maintaining or adapting those themes to the needs of today. Mainly, given the neighborhood, in trendy designer shops so you have brand image and ego to deal with too, though he brought along a bunch of pictures to give a more well-rounded view. I learned a lot, saw some buildings I would have otherwise overlooked or missed, and had a great conversation. I'd definitely book another of his tours the next time I'm in Tokyo.

Joy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

We were a big group and we had a blast . Mike was very nice and gave us very good recommendations for Tokyo in general !

Alfred M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent tour, the guide is friendly and knowledgeable. If you have some interest, even marginal, in modern architecture, you'll enjoy this tour. The area the tour explores is exciting as well with other attractions nearby.

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