On this architectural 3-hour walking tour you will see both modern and traditional buildings from prominent Japanese architects. This walk goes through the trendiest area of Tokyo that is an attraction for locals and visitors alike.
What to Expect
Japanese architecture has flourished in the past 15 years, because of the persistence of the architects to redefine design standards. This is a great tour if you're looking for something more than the usual. The guide goes into the design process of the architects, and their philosophy towards design. The experience on this walk is an interactive learning experience through conversation, and multimedia conveyance of images so that guests have a better understanding of the Japanese architectural scene.
From Harajuku Station, the tour meanders through one of the most trendy areas of Tokyo. Book the 3PM tour if you prefer to see more people walking along the street. The area is a popular place to visit for people from all around the world. There are a few significant buildings off of the main street that are also included to show the range of creativity of Japanese and international architects. Many buildings you will be visiting were built after 2003, and are the definition of contemporary architecture.
There are also opportunities to grab a coffee or visit a cafe if clients so choose. This tour goes through a busy area teeming with life, and is a great tour for those who love to people watch. At the end of the tour you will have a good appreciation for contemporary Japanese architecture.
- Native English-speaking guide
- Walking tour