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Akihabara, also commonly known as “Electric Town,” is the go-to district in Tokyo for electronics—and a popular spot to immerse in anime and manga culture. The area’s hundreds of stores sell everything from computer parts to home goods, and north of Akihabara Station, you’ll also find video games and popular manga-related items.

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Akihabara Anime & Gaming Adventure Walking Tour

Akihabara Anime & Gaming Adventure Walking Tour

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Whether you’re an anime and gaming fan, or you just want to learn more about this exciting part of Japanese popular culture, this is the tour for you. Get explanations about Japanese culture that you wouldn’t get if exploring the area alone, and experience all the “must do” activities in Akihabara, such as visiting a retro video game store, a maid cafe, a photo booth, and much more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.64
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$72.64

Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Tokyo Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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This half-day tour is an ideal choice for time-tight travelers visiting Tokyo. Avoid the hassle of navigating by having a private guide to take you around the city. A perk of the tour is that you won’t waste time going to sights that don’t interest you, as the route can be customized. A sample itinerary may include Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Shibuya Crossing, Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Imperial Palace, and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.35
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$90.35
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AKIHABARA Culture Tour with a knowledgeable Guide

AKIHABARA Culture Tour with a knowledgeable Guide

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It runs daily in English, Spanish and French (by appointment). With a guide that knows Akihabara thoroughly, you will experience Akihabara now that you can not understand only with the guidebook and the net. We have a track record of providing this experience in Akihabara for more than 10 years, with flexible staff that can be widely accepted from children to the elderly. Some of the guides are cosplayers. I look forward to seeing you!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.74
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$42.74

Tokyo Walking Tours with a Local Guide: Private & Tailored to You ★★★★★

Tokyo Walking Tours with a Local Guide: Private & Tailored to You ★★★★★

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Orient yourself on your first day in Tokyo, and see the city through the eyes of a local. During this customized tour with your personal host, learn how to navigate and use Tokyo’s transport system. Choose from the city’s most famous attractions, or explore up-and-coming neighborhoods. Understand cultural practices, find the best places to eat, and get advice on Tokyo’s nightlife scene.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.45
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$162.45
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Tokyo Otaku Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Tokyo Otaku Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

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Experience Tokyo’s geek culture with an insider guide on this half-day excursion. Craft a custom itinerary that suits your interests and immerse yourself in Japan’s world of otaku with a passionate local. Get to know all things anime, manga, and “cosplay”—or costumed play—and head to well-known gathering spots like the Nakano Broadway shopping center and the electric stores in Akihabara.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$227.43
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$227.43
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Walking Food Tour of Shibuya at Night

Walking Food Tour of Shibuya at Night

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Get a taste of Japanese food and culture during this walking tour of Tokyo’s Shibuya district. Escape the tourist hordes as you eat like a Japanese local, sampling favorites like ‘okonomiyaki’ (savory egg pancakes), Wagyu beef skewers and more in the area’s off-the-beaten-path eateries and hangouts. Toast your adventure, and new friends, with an included glass of beer, ‘shochu’ (rice liquor) or soft drinks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.72
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$178.72

Tokyo Sumo Morning Practice Walking Tour

Tokyo Sumo Morning Practice Walking Tour

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Get an inside look into Japan’s ancient, traditional national sport: sumo wrestling. Travelers can find it hard to gain access to the wrestlers’ stables without local help. On this morning training tour you’ll see the athletes practicing, close up. Enjoy this exclusive insight into Japanese culture and history through this fascinating sport.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.16
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$92.16

Private arrival Transfer from Narita Airport(NRT) to central Tokyo city

Private arrival Transfer from Narita Airport(NRT) to central Tokyo city

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Don’t get lost or confused navigating your way from Narita Airport to enormous Tokyo city. With this private transfer service you’ll be picked up at the arrivals area of the airport and taken directly to your hotel, anywhere in the city. Your driver will even wait for up to 90 minutes in case of flight delays.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.69
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$127.69
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Tokyo Private Custom Walking Tour with local friendly guide

Tokyo Private Custom Walking Tour with local friendly guide

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Discover Tokyo accompanied by an experienced, private guide who shares the modern and traditional sides of the dynamic Japanese capital. Navigate the city's complex, yet efficient, subway system with your guide as you visit famous sites including the outer Tsukiji fish market, the traditional town of Asakusa, the Meiji Shrine. Stroll down Takeshita Street in Harajuku — home to Japan's youth and pop culture, and indulge in lunch on route (depending on option selected). This private tour can also be customized to suit your interests.
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  • 2 to 7 hours
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$157.00
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$157.00
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Tokyo Bar Hopping Night Tour in Shinjuku

Tokyo Bar Hopping Night Tour in Shinjuku

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Seeking out the well-concealed back-alley bars of Tokyo's Shinjuku district is notoriously tricky for outsiders. Take the guesswork out of your trip on this guided tour that takes you barhopping to Izakaya bars in two different alleyways—a small group of no more than eight people means that you can easily access tiny bars with just a few seats. Between drinks and snacks (included) your guide shares insights into local culture in this atmospheric part of the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.00
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$103.00

Adventurous Private Japanese Food Tour

Adventurous Private Japanese Food Tour

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Taste some of Japan’s most notorious delicacies on a private food tour of Tokyo’s Ginza district. Find the food experiences you want and order with the help of your English speaking guide. Open your eyes to local foods you didn’t know existed, or wouldn’t have tried on your own. If you want to try blowfish, horse sashimi, or whale, this is your tour; either way, your guide can adjust the menu and restaurant visits to meet your needs.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$172.30
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$172.30
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Electric-Powered Biking Tour: Asakusa, Akihabara, and Imperial Palace

Electric-Powered Biking Tour: Asakusa, Akihabara, and Imperial Palace

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Take a pedal-powered trip through Tokyo aboard an electric-powered cycle on this 2 or 3-hour sightseeing tour by bike. Sample a mix of the Japanese capital’s historic and modern landmarks, visiting hotspots like the neighborhoods of Asakusa, and Akihabara, the Imperial Palace, and much more.
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  • 3 hours
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$78.84
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$78.84

Enjoy local Tokyo E-bike tour, 3 hours of ride starts near Tokyo Station

Enjoy local Tokyo E-bike tour, 3 hours of ride starts near Tokyo Station

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Explore Tokyo by electric bike on this guided adventure. Choose your ideal ride time—morning and afternoon—then hit the streets with a local cyclist and check out spots like Tokyo Station, Akihabara, Asakusa, Imperial Palace, and Ryogoku. Discover the city’s history, architecture, subcultures, and off-the-beaten spots on a fun ride around Japan’s capital city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.24
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$71.24

Private Half Day Tokyo Tour with a Local: Highlights & Hidden Gems- Custom ★★★★★

Private Half Day Tokyo Tour with a Local: Highlights & Hidden Gems- Custom ★★★★★

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You’ll spend time with one of our hosts, uncovering Tokyo’s marvels as you explore the neon-lit city together. Every neighborhood in Tokyo has its own distinct flavor, so maybe try zoom in on one of these microcosms and absorb its unique sights and sounds. Maybe you’d like to discover the highlights of the neighborhood you’re staying in, or simply stroll through the lantern-lined lanes of Tokyo’s older districts. Action-lovers might be keen to catch a sumo match or alternatively, get sky high and enjoy sushi with a view. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You'll also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$216.60
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$216.60
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Adventurous Japanese Food Tour

Adventurous Japanese Food Tour

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Most culinary tours in Japan only cover classics like ramen and udon, but you discover out-of-the-box treats during this adventure lovers’ food crawl. Meet an expert foodie for a daring expedition through the savory streets of Ginza, packed with local eateries. Get a taste of only-in-Japan delicacies like blowfish (fugu) and horse meat, while also making time for standbys like sushi and yakitori.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$103.90
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$103.90
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Authentic Geisha Performance and Entertainment including a Kaiseki Course Dinner

Authentic Geisha Performance and Entertainment including a Kaiseki Course Dinner

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Slip on a kimono and savor a multi-course kaiseki dinner while you’re entertained by a geisha performance. A host greets you at an authentic Japanese restaurant in Tokyo during this 3-hour evening experience. Settle in with a small group as you’re served traditional dishes and converse with the geisha who are trained in dance, music and the art of communication.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$273.91
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$273.91
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Japanese Whisky Tasting Experience at Local Bar in Tokyo

Japanese Whisky Tasting Experience at Local Bar in Tokyo

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Learn the ins and outs of one of Japan’s most delectable spirits—Japanese whisky—during this small-group tasting experience. Join a private guide to drink like a true Tokyo resident at a locally-run bar, where you’ll get an insider’s run-down of Japan’s most esteemed labels. Enjoy samples that are usually costly and difficult to find, including award-winning bottles of aged whisky, in this under-the-radar watering hole.
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  • 2 hours
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$118.15
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$118.15
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Tokyo Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

Tokyo Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

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Enjoy an efficient, one-day tour of Tokyo accompanied by a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual guide! Your guide will introduce both modern and traditional aspects of this dynamic Japanese capital. Due to the enormous size of Tokyo, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, a one-day tour would probably focus on one small area, which would still leave you in awe at the scale of the city. Tokyo is where you can experience both modern and traditional, and your expepienced private guide will help you efficiently enjoy a full day in this dynamic Japanese capital. Let us know what you would like to experience, and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.73
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$118.73
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Tokyo City Tour: Private Chauffeur Guide with Chartered Car

Tokyo City Tour: Private Chauffeur Guide with Chartered Car

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A chauffeured private tour is the perfect way to see Tokyo if you have a limited time or want to get your bearings in the city. Enjoy round trip transportation from your accommodation in a luxury vehicle. Relax on a full day excursion that showcases the diversity of Tokyo, from its high tech present to its traditional roots. Customize the tour to your must-see locations.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$903.49
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$903.49
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Small Group Tokyo Food Tour - A Journey Through Time Through Food

Small Group Tokyo Food Tour - A Journey Through Time Through Food

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This 5.5 hours tour takes you on a journey through time, through food! Spanning three geographical districts of Tokyo and three periods of time this food tour covers the foundation of Japanese food and cooking (the Edo period), the most popular present-day foods in Japan and finishes in the future with some fusion twists on traditional flavours. Visit Nihonbashi, Ginza / Tokyo Station and Akihabara. Enjoy 14 Japanese food tastings. Come hungry!
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$162.95
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$162.95

Private Tokyo Food Tour - A Journey Through Time Through Food

Private Tokyo Food Tour - A Journey Through Time Through Food

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This 5.5 hours tour takes you on a journey through time, through food! Spanning three geographical districts of Tokyo and three periods of time this food tour covers the foundation of Japanese food and cooking (the Edo period), the most popular present-day foods in Japan and finishes in the future with some fusion twists on traditional flavours. Visit Nihonbashi, Ginza / Tokyo Station and Akihabara. Enjoy 14 Japanese food tastings. Come hungry! This is a private tour and only the people that you personally invite will be in attendance. Hotel pick-up is available - an extra hour is added to the tour to cover the travel time.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$327.75
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$327.75
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Private Customizable Walking Tour of Tokyo

Private Customizable Walking Tour of Tokyo

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Private Customized Walking Tours combine Tokyo’s must-see sights with hidden gems. Morning, afternoon and evening start times available. Choose your tour length; 4 to 8 hours. Our ethos is ‘like-a-local’. This is a culturally immersive walking tour, meaning that you will travel around Tokyo on foot and using the excellent public transport system….like a local! Throughout the tour you will learn about Japan’s culture, customs, history and local way of life. Feeling hungry? We’ll get you eating like a local too! Your tour is flexible and will be paced to your speed and requirements. Specialist topics of interests can all be covered; architecture, religion, politics, street art, general history, WW2 history, food, instagramable highlights, pop/movie/anime culture. Ideal for people with limited time, or those who want a comprehensive overview of Tokyo prior to exploring further on their own. Simply indicate your interests and enjoy an itinerary specific to you.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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$202.18
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$202.18
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Akihabara Gaming and Maid Cafe Tour

Akihabara Gaming and Maid Cafe Tour

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Also known as the cultural center for Otaku, Akihabara is a famous shopping district with an abundance of manga, anime, video games, maid cafes, and computer goods. Characters from popular manga and anime are plastered almost everywhere in this “animated” district of Tokyo. Here, travelers can get a first-hand experience of modern Japanese pop culture. Enjoy a live musical performance of anime songs performed by the lovely Akiba-ya Girls at a new cafe in Akihabara and enjoy gaming in a Japanese arcade! Join our Akihabara tour to learn more about Japanese so-called "Otaku" subculture and experience the Maid Cafè with the explanation of our guide!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.45
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$117.45
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Tokyo Panoramic Virtual Tour with a Local Guide: feel like traveling to Tokyo

Tokyo Panoramic Virtual Tour with a Local Guide: feel like traveling to Tokyo

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Come join our 1-hour panoramic virtual tour via Zoom! Just like a real tour, we will take you to Tokyo's most coolest places hand-picked by professional tour guides in the virtual world. This online travel experience will be held at home and all you need is a PC or smartphone to join. In the virtual world, we'll introduce our favorite areas of Tokyo such as Asakusa, Akihabara and Shinjuku to give you local insights into cultural backgrounds and some interesting tips at each stop by using our beautiful images, videos and 360-degree photos. Also, this online travel experience would be perfect if you plan to visit Tokyo! Your Tokyo trip would be 10 times enjoyable if you learned some interesting aspects on this experience! This tour is totally adapted to your preferences and interests so, if you have particular things you want to try in Tokyo or Japan, we will recommend you non-touristy places or activities. Please note that a start time shown on the page is in Japan Standard Time.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.03
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$25.03

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Should I book Akihabara tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Akihabara can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Akihabara 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Akihabara costs USD 16.26. Guided Akihabara tours start around USD 16.26 per person.
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