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Tokyo Free Walking Tour

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Chiyoda, Japan
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About Tokyo Free Walking Tour
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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always had great experiences with free walking tours, but this one was fantastic! Erica was the kindest soul and was a lovely guide. Her tour of Meiji Shrine and Harajuku was entertaining and extremely insightful, offering information I hadn't come across before. Inside the shrine,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Erica took us on a tour of Meiji Shrine and Harajuku which was really enjoyable. She was very knowledgeable and gave us a great account of how Emperor Meiji came to be. She didn’t shy away from any question thrown her way and gave us...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

our tour guides Asa and Asano were fun, knowledgeable, and helpful. the tours were well organised. they really put in hard work for us. one participant didn't make the meeting in time but they were still welcoming when she caught up. Asa and Asano answered...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite it being a rainy day, Kayoko and Junko led a wonderful tour of the East Imperial Gardens. We liked being divided into smaller groups so it was very intimate, and Kayoko especially had come up with a very interesting and fun presentation about Japanese...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on the tour led by Kono and Asano. They kindly give their free time to show tourists around Tokyo. The Imperial Palace grounds were beautiful and their history was fascinating - Kono and Asano even had a folder full of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MelinaTheo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a tour of the Imperial Gardens on Sunday, March 17, 2019 with Tomoko and Takeshi. We started at Tokyo Station and walked to the East Gardens from there. We had a good time and the gardens are beautiful. We gained...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We highly recommend this tour. We wanted to know about the history and culture of Japon. Yama and Yasu gave us a fantastic tour walking along the gardens of the Imperial Palace. We could also enjoy the Sakura as these gardens are very well looked...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful walking tour with Kayoko and Ono on April 4, 2019. Thank you so much for a beautiful and informative free tour!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

We found Miyuki in the JR Tokyo Station and followed her through a wonderful excursion for about three hours. Miyuki was nothing short of fantastic in the information she gave us including a beautiful shrine, fish selling market, explanation of streets and bridges and schools,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

Kayoko and Omo toured us this past week. Both are kindhearted women who are passionate to share a bit of history and their world with tourists. They are proud women and have independent, full lives and enjoy the interaction with tourists for around the world,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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HI Margaret, We tried to offer a tip and were politely refused!
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Kisse
July 25, 2018|
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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
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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
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