Walking Tour of Tokyo Gardens, History, and Temples

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Walking Tour of Tokyo guide:

What a great day! Start in a tranquil garden then visit busy temples and museums, and let beguiling shops and a lively river cruise add sparkle to your sojourn!

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Enjoying a tranquil oriental garden, created three centuries ago, is the start of a great day on this Walking Tour of Tokyo. The excellent and inexpensive subway system provides some of the transport. Let’s visit Koishikawa Korakuen, a stunning garden planned in the 17th century. Go on to the wonderful Edo-Tokyo Museum with its display models of life in Old Tokyo, drop in at the tiny Sumo Wrestling Museum, and catch the boat down river to the busy Buddhist temple and peaceful Shinto shrine at Asakusa. And shop! Explore these and more with your expert personal guide, available 24/7 on your schedule!

Walking Tour of Tokyo Highlights

  • A Day in Tokyo
  • Tranquility in a Garden
  • The Tokyo-Edo Museum
  • Sumo Museum & Riverboat
  • Asakusa: Temple of Kannon
Transportation By Foot – Easy walking
Specialty Historical/Heritage, Highway/Countryside
Tour Type Guided Tour – play before & while you tour
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Angela Cockburn

Angela Cockburn is a busy professional actor/writer who loves to travel. She has visited 26 countries at last count, but there may be one or two she's forgotten! English by birth, Angela now lives in Australia and loves its proximity to the exotic East. This lady just won't stop exploring, so more tours are coming our way.


  1. Bob (verified owner)

    This tour covers some of the most interesting sights in Tokyo. It is a full day of walking and boating – if you’re older like I am you might want to take two days to cover this route. The author must be a speed-walker – I hobbled along taking twice the time she took to get from the subway to the Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens. But the magnificent 17th century gardens are definitely worth the effort! The two museums are very interesting – particularly the Edo-Tokyo museum. You could easily spend a whole day there. The boat ride is a relaxing trip through the heart of Tokyo. And the Asakusa temple and shrine complex was wonderful – but I suggest you check with your hotel as to a good time to arrive at Asakusa – we were there in mid-afternoon on a weekend, and it was very crowded. Bottom line – this self-guided tour is the best and most convenient way to see these major Tokyo attractions.

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"Exciting, a whole new concept"
Around The World Travel Radio

"Even though I am a local, I thoroughly enjoyed visiting and learning more about the history of the landmarks. The author's interest in the area comes through in his engaging style of writing. Being able to complete the tour at my own pace made it even
more enjoyable."
Flora Savitzky (Researcher)

"When the conference ended, I stayed in town on my own and used T4M's self-guided tour to decide which things in town I wanted to visit and what to see/do there. The guide was right every step of the way. Bottom line, this guide helped me make the most of my time in town."
Ed Wetschler, SATW & Editor of Tripitini