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Visit the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, going back 400 years in time to the days of the Shogun! We are 100% volunteer group based in Tokyo, providing organized English walking tour. Are you interested Japanese culture? Are you searching for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Maruniuchi | Meeting at Central Marunouchi gate of JR Tokyo Station, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a tour of the Imperial East Gardens with our kids (11 and 13) and had a great time. The guides were super friendly and knowledgeable and it was also great to talk to them about life in Tokyo. It was our first...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anna99909
Reviewed 1 week ago

We (family of 5) did the Imperial gardens tour with Yumi, Masa and Shino. It lasted about 3 hours and thanks to our guides was very interesting and engaging. Actually, we enjoyed it so much that the day after we did the Meiji Shrine and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank beetle1111111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 had a wonderful, educational and relaxing wander through the Meiji shrine and Harajuku shopping district with our really friendly and knowledgeable guides- Yoshi, Akemi, Tosiko and Jamie. Yoshi was extremely well informed regarding the history and traditions of Japanese life. Akemi...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew and Anh U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour to get a general idea about the imperial gardens and surroundings. Our guide Mr. Masataka Ito was very knowledgeable, also the rest of the guides were very friendly and helpful. There were small groups of 4-5 ppl. Would recommend this experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank over2vikram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled as a couple and took the imperial garden tour. The tour lasted approx 2.5-3 hours with a short break in between. Yes! It's absolutely free and we had some good time meeting local volunteer guide who were passionate about what they are doing....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CalvinnT1
Reviewed 8 December 2018

My boyfriend and I took joined the tour of the Imperial Gardens in early November and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Kayoko, Yumi and Masako were some of the purest souls I have ever met. They greeted us at Tokyo Station and made us feel like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Josefine R
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were walking through the east gardens of the imperial palace when we were approached by three lovely ladies from the free walking tour. We were asked if we wanted to join the tour and we said yes. It turned out to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emma G
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour which explained the history behind the East Garden of the Imperial Palace. Thank you Kaori-San, Kayoko-san and Shino-san!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jing Yan Y
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Went for the Imperial palace east garden and the Meiji Jingu tour. Both tours exceeded all expectations. Was lucky to be in a small group which made the experience extremely interactive and personal. Many thanks to all the guides!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ChongWeiChong
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We were a group of 6 friends that took the tour of the Imperial Palace gardens with Akemi and Kayoko. They were both very friendly and told us interesting facts about the palace, king and shogun.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valentin R
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boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza.
It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll
while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels,
world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a
collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular
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HI Margaret, We tried to offer a tip and were politely refused!
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Response from ph_ngthanhh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kisse, here are links for Kyoto and Osaka free walking tour for your reference. h t t p : // w w w . o s a k a f r e e w a l k i n g t o u r . c o m/ h t t p : // w w w . k y o t o f r e e w a l k i n g t o u r. c o... More
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Hi Kisse, here is their website for your reference: https://tfwt.jp It's not allowed to include website links in the answer so I had to made some spaces between the texts, so kindly remove the space when you want to load the... More