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Sky Bus Tokyo

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Subway may be better option

This is a bare bones hop on hop off double deck bus tour. As previous reviews have noted you can... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
BigMike42
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Tokyo hop on hop off Bus

Found the tourist information very limited on the bus as most of the information provided refers to... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
TripitAfrica
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Hermanus, South Africa
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Dec 31, 2018
“Subway may be better option”
Oct 26, 2018
“Tokyo hop on hop off Bus”
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2-5-2 Marunouchi | Mitsubishi Buiding 1F, Chiyoda 100-0005, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

We boarded a bus at the stop near the Tokyo train station. Very clean and comfortable bus that goes by major Tokyo tourist sites.. Very reasonably priced. We found that when we got off the bus at some of the stops, it did take a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a bare bones hop on hop off double deck bus tour. As previous reviews have noted you can only sit upstairs, so if it’s cold (or hot or wet) you’ll enjoy the full experience. We did get blankets on our trip. The audio...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank BigMike42
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Found the tourist information very limited on the bus as most of the information provided refers to historical information with nothing visible to see as much of what they referring to no longer exists.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank TripitAfrica
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Bus lady keep talking non stop in Japanese and the audio in English volume was so so low you can only heard the Japanese speaker in the background talking non stop. Definitively not a tour for non Japanese speaker and the non stop talking is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank kitchengabbers
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour as a last minute activity, to be honest, for lack of anything better to do. However I am glad that I did it. This bus tour has 3 routes cross crossing the city and you can hop on and off any...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jsn888
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We can't understand the negative reviews. A group of us (6) followed the instructions to get to the Mitsubishi building by subway to purchase tickets. Unlike other reviewers, we found the commentary to be spot on with each location, with sufficient information provided. We did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deb K
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The worst red bus hop on tour we have ever done. Apart from the lack of highlights ( unless you count the first set of traffic lights and first 7/11in Tokyo). It started pouring with rain and despite there being seats downstairs we had to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank chocoholicBangkok
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been in a lot of cities and always take a hop on and hop off to get an impression of the city. But the one in Tokyo is a waste of time and money. No real highlights and it looks like if the stops...More

Date of experience: August 2018
10  Thank Veldheer
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Do not take this tour. Terrible audio guide in English. Could neither hear anything due to the fact that we heard the guide on the bus talking non stop IN EXTREMELY LOUD Japanese from the speaker. EVEN AFTER WE TOLD THEM THIS THERE WAS NO...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank keithtaylor
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Terrible audio guide in English. Could neither hear anything due to the fact that we heard the guide on the bus talking non stop in Japanese from the speaker.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 65maritl
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Silviaaa24
April 1, 2018|
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Response from lakshmi p | Reviewed this property |
hi we were 2 couples and had one day in Tokyo. we thought that best way to see the place in the short time was to hop in this bus. it is ridiculous. the frequency is bad. so, it is not easy to get off and get on the bus... More
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chewie8477
January 28, 2018|
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Response from percipop | Reviewed this property |
There’s more than one bus operator. The one we took was dreadful but it might be worth researching to check out other operators.
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draculasian
Singaland
Sky Bus Tokyo Nonstop (4 Replies)
Am bringing my sister her first trip to Tokyo (I've been twice). Would like her to get a feel of the city on our arrival day by taking the Sky Bus Tokyo nonstop route (eg: Asakusa-Tokyo Skytree, 85mins) from Marunouchi. I've read negative reviews of the Sky Hop Bus hop-on-hop-off service. Anyone has similar or positive experience on the Sky Bus nonstop (no getting off) routes? Also, I can't seem to confirm info if the Sky Bus Tokyo service operates in December. Does anyone know? Thank...More
September 06, 2014|
Response fromYobeekool|
Tokyo is a city with which probably a bus-only tour won't work at all (Hato Bus combines a part of Tokyo by getting off the bus and visiting the attractions on foot). The attractions in central Tokyo are geographically too dispersed to cover many by bus (and avoiding congestion at the same time). Also, Tokyo's town areas, be it Asakusa, Akihabara, Yanaka, Ginza, Shibuya, Harajuku, or Shinjuku, are fit for walks but not for buses at all. So I can't recommend a sort of hop-on hop-off or...More
Miss Rani Girl
Melbourne
Tokyo & Kyoto - Itinerary Reviews Please! (8 Replies)
Hi There, I think I have narrowed down my itineray for my week trip to Japan in September...... soooo not enough time, but here goes. Can anyone tell me if I have missed out anything that I must see, or should skip anything. Day 1 - Arrive Narita Airport in the evening - Train to Hotel in Shinjuku. Day 2 - Tokyo Walk around Shinjuku area Visit Tokyo Metropolitan Building Catch a train to Asakusa and visit Sensoji Temple Take a boat ride on the Sumida River Visit the Ueno market if...More
June 01, 2010|
Response fromkobekeith|
I'm only going to comment on your time in Kyoto. I think you could start a day in Arashiayma, leaving your place in GION at around 9 a.m. You could walk around that part and get a feel for the countryside of Kyoto. When I take guests to ARASHIYAMA, we take a taxi from JR SAGANO ARASHIYAMA station and take it to the top of the hill above ADASHINO NENBUTSU TEMPLE and then walk back down to the HOZU RIVER so then we save some time and don't end up having to backtrack. DON'T follow the crowds in...More