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Ginza, byword for luxury and elegance across Japan, has gone through several urban plannings from the shogun time in early 1600s. Exploring the influential architectures in the area will help you learn the secrets to the prosperity of this town.
- You will get to see the famous architecture that you have always wanted to see along with the new inspiring works that you didn't know about and know who to look for in future.
- You will see a masterpiece from the Japanese Metabolism movement (proposals for a New Urbanism in 1960s to 70s), the Nakagin Capsule Tower.
- You will get to see well-balanced works from traditional to modern eras.
- You will get to know the history of the destruction and reconstruction of Tokyo.
In front of the gate of Tsukiji Honganji Temple. Get out of Exit 1 of Tsukiji station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya line), turn left and walk straight for less than a minute.
・Please keep in your mind that this is a walking tour, so you will be walking fair bit of distance (but with breaks in between).
・No age limit, however children who can enjoy walking together till the end of tour may join.
・Since this is a small group tour, last-minute reservation cannot be accepted.
What you need to bring
- English (Fluent)
- 日本語 (Fluent)
Show.Case – Sense Harajuku Omotesando by Walking Come And See – is a group of tour guides who are all architecture lovers with the National Guide license. We are well-versed in the characteristics of distinctive-looking commercial buildings by architects dotted around Tokyo, and can give you a better understanding of the city and its architecture along with the historical background.
We provide you with an architecture tour which is easy to understand and enjoyable even for a non-professional, giving you a glimpse into Japanese life from a local point of view along with the historical and cultural explanations.
On top of the knowledge, our focus is to develop a friendly, person-to-person relationship with our guests. We look forward to talking with you not only about the architecture but anything that will enhance your experience in Japan.
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