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Tokyo Free Walking Tour

1 Maruniuchi | Meeting at Central Marunouchi gate of JR Tokyo Station, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
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Great tour, glad we didn’t miss it

We loved our tour, thank you Yoshi! (Sorry if I’ve misspelled your name) we enjoyed our tour and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Orlando W
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London, United Kingdom
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Tour with TfWT at the imperial garden

Great. Team of guides ( I think the female was Nori , don’t recall the name of the male ) - but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kiki O
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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 opportunity to interact with locals? Then you should definitely add our tour to your itinerary. ★☆ We also started occasional weekday and Sunday tour, please check schedule on our website at https://tfwt.jp/tour-calendar/ ☆★ ●Tour Time: Every Saturday 1 p.m.(Except December 28-31, January 1-3) ●Duration: 2-3 hours. ●Meeting Place: Tokyo Station Marunouchi Central Gate (Ground Floor) ●Fee: Free ●Reservation: Not needed. Come directly to the meeting place by 5 to 10 minutes prior to the tour start time and talk to the volunteer guides waiting for you with sign boards. ●Participants: International tourists and expatriates , and their accompanying Japanese friends, families.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Maruniuchi | Meeting at Central Marunouchi gate of JR Tokyo Station, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved our tour, thank you Yoshi! (Sorry if I’ve misspelled your name) we enjoyed our tour and learned so much we otherwise would have never known about. Highly recommend

Thank Orlando W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great. Team of guides ( I think the female was Nori , don’t recall the name of the male ) - but both Very educative , very attentive and very informative. Highly recommended Thanks for your dedication !

1  Thank kiki O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the Sunday night tour around Shinjuku area. Hiroshi was a great tour guide and provided a lot of very interesting information about modern Japanese drinking, dating, and late night culture. We saw many parts of the busy area that I probably would not...More

Thank Garrett M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was informative and the guide was personable and spoke English well. It took about 2 hours and showed you two very different aspects of Tokyo within walking distance of each other - a beautiful shrine and an over-the-top shopping area (with cat cafes!)....More

Thank jason Z
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Thank you to Kono San and Masao San for a lovely afternoon in the Imperial Gardens. Both gentlemen were informative and humorous with so much information to share about the history of Gardens and Japan in general. It was a very hot day (31c) and...More

Thank fabank
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I wanna thank Kayoko san for accepting my tour on a day they usually don’t have tours to East gardens of Imperial palace. I contacted Tokyo free walking tour in chance there is possibility to held one tour on Thursday. Even though it was short...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great tour and learnt a lot about the area. Our guides (Sato and Nissy) were both very knowledgeable and friendly. Thank you for a great tour! It's the best one we did in Japan.

1  Thank olive1112018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

This was such a pleasure . To begin with, we were divided into small groups of six each , and we had two dedicated guides in each group. Two others broke away from another group and joined us because we seemed to be having more...More

3  Thank farouche
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

We had a great day visiting the Imperial Garden with Tokyo Free Walking Tours, particularly with our allocated tour guides, Kayoko San and Kaori San. Both of them are very nice and knowledgeable. Thanks to them we know more about Japanese history and culture. The...More

4  Thank Phương Thanh H
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We looked for the information on Google. Yo just go to the starting point at the time they indicate and have a 2 hours free walking tour. In English. They divided the groups so as each one has more or less 5-8 people. And they...More

2  Thank JeesssTV
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Kisse
26 July 2018|
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Response from Phương Thanh H | 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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Kisse
26 July 2018|
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Response from Phương Thanh H | Reviewed this property |
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
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nancyrI1490BA
26 June 2018|
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Response from Dazzagordi | Reviewed this property |
Hi. As far as I know they do. Kyoto we did during the week and Tokyo we did on a Sunday. Email the operators and they will be able to confirm.
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