• Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
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Get a unique perspective on Tokyo on this 6-hour bus tour of the city’s top must-see sights, culminating in a visit to the Tokyo Skytree, one of the world’s tallest towers. Start in central Tokyo, where you’ll drive past the Imperial Palace Plaza, National Diet Building and State Guest House, then head to the city’s Ginza and Akhibara districts. Then check out Buddhist shrines of Asakusa before getting a sky-high view of Tokyo on top of its towering Skytree attraction. Your excursion also includes hotel pickup, a guide and Skytree admission.

Highlights

  • Asakusa and Tokyo Skytree tour
  • See the Imperial Palace Plaza, National Diet Building, State Guest House, Ginza and Akihabara
  • Visit the Asakusa district in Tokyo and discover the ancient Senso-ji Buddhist temple
  • Enjoy panoramic views from Japan’s highest structure at the Tokyo Skytree

What You Can Expect

Tokyo Skytree, Asakusa and Central Tokyo Sightseeing Tour

Tokyo Skytree

Get a taste for all that Tokyo has to offer on this 6-hour bus tour, sampling the Japanese capital’s top sights and neighborhoods and finishing with unbelievable views from the top of Tokyo’s Skytree monument.
Start your excursion with pickup from select hotels, arriving at the Tokyo Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal where you’ll begin your tour in the afternoon. Climb aboard and proceed to Tokyo’s city center, where you’ll get a taste for the city’s contrasting mix of ancient tradition and modern glamour. See the Imperial Palace Plaza, with its manicured grounds, then check out art deco-style National Diet Building and the sprawling State Guest House. 
Moving on, your bus passes through the commercial district of Ginza, one of Tokyo’s top spots for entertainment, shopping and eating, and the neon-lit Akhibara, where electronics vendors ply their wares. You’ll arrive next at the Asakusa neighborhood, home to many of Tokyo’s most famous temples and shrines. Stop by Asakusa’s Senso-ji temple, the city’s oldest Buddhist religious center, where you will admire its giant Thunder Gate and the striking five-story pagoda. On your way up to the temple, make sure to browse food stands and souvenir vendors lining the alley just out front.
Continue next to the Sumida district to experience one of Tokyo’s newest and biggest attractions, the Tokyo Skytree. This 2,080-foot (634m) tower has been designated the world’s tallest. Ascend to the Skytree’s Tembo Deck, reaching an altitude of 1,148 feet (350m) to enjoy an incredible bird’s-eye view of this sprawling urban center. Feel free to stop by the Tembo Deck’s on-site restaurant, café and shop, or purchase an optional extension to climb even higher up this giant monument to the Tembo Galleria. This upper viewing deck offers hyperbole-worthy views of Tokyo from a height of 1,476 feet (450m).
Finish your tour back at Tokyo Station, which provides easy access to the Imperial Palace Plaza and to nearby Ginza.

Customer Reviews

Lee-Ann S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2018

Really enjoyed this tour. Andy was great, very knowledgable and easy going. Easy to book, easy to find - really well done.

John W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

We couldn’t have asked for a better tour or tour guide! Thank you for making our trip to Tokyo oh so enjoyable!

Gabrielle M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Great tour to see Tokyo. Enjoyed the trip and learnt alot.
The Senso-ji Buddhist temple was a highlight.

N E Trevenna T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Another fabulous trip. Very good guide with lots of information.

CHARISSE D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was amazing!

JEROME M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

One of the better tours here in Tokyo. I really enjoyed this tour. Good tour guides. Nice people on the tour. Met some wonderful people in this tour.

Timothy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Traveling in January has it benefits!!! I originally was worried that I would not get a good seat on the bus since I was getting picked up at the last pick up zone Tokyo Train Station. When the bus pulled up... the only ones on the bus where the driver and guide. It ended up being a PRIVATE TOUR at a group rate.

Kay my guide was excellent with information about the country and city both historic and current information. She was easy to understand because of her previous experience of living in England.

Time spent at each stop was just right and the highlight of the tour was the view from Skytree toward the end. We arrived early enough to see the city when it was still light out and then watch the city change as the sun went down. Great photo opportunity!!!!!

You also need to play with the electronic touch screen device of the city view from Skytree. You have different options to move your touch bubble around the screen and can decide if you want to see what it looked like in the past or the present.

Frbceo

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Great tour very informative.

Mariela B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great tour to familiarize yourself with the city and the different districts. The Skytree gives you a panoramic view of the city and in a clear day an excellent view of Mt. Fuji.

Jr1249

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Perfect for first day to get oriented and see the city at sundown. Our guide was perfect!

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