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Showcase Tokyo Architecture tours

Shibuya, Japan
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About Showcase Tokyo Architecture tours
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 by tour guides who are all architecture lovers with the National Guide license.
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Eiji wrote a review Oct 2021
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I participated in this online tour alone, and I would like to thank you for organizing it. Even though I am not good at English, Yuka's English was polite and easy to understand. I did not know about this building, but I learned about the importance of preserving it. I know it has been difficult with the Corona disaster, but please keep up the good work.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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melvinxboy wrote a review Oct 2021
Tokyo, Japan4 contributions
It is truely a phenomenal cultural icon built in an era of great architectural ambition, I am very fortunate to visit before it is torn down. Our guide Yuka was very helpful throughout the tour, and I would recommend anyone visit this while you can!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Matīss wrote a review Aug 2021
Tokyo, Japan1 contribution
Excellent tour of the Nakagin Capsule Tower, introduction to the metabolism architecture movement, Kisho Kurokawa, Kenzo Tange, and everything else related. Would go again 🙃
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Date of experience: August 2021
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jfk wrote a review Jul 2021
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great tour with our friendly guide yuka! she let us know a lot about the iconic nakagin tower and gave us plenty of chances to photograph what we wanted. highly recommended before they tear the place down.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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DaveAH6HY wrote a review Jul 2021
Honolulu, Hawaii45 contributions68 helpful votes
See what famous Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa thought the future would look like when he built this unusual iconic tower 50 years ago. Quite a lot of similarities with Walt Disney's vision in that respect. The relationship between these rooms and today's capsule hotels is clearly evident. Book this tour now before it's too late as the capsule tower's days seem to be numbered, and it's not legal to try to enter the building on your own (stern warning signs in Japanese and English warn the public to stay out and that the police will be called immediately if you try to enter. There is a man at a desk just inside the door, so don't even think of trying to sneak in).
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Date of experience: July 2021
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