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Guided Architecture Tour of Harajuku and Omotesando

Minato City, Japan

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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Overview

Structure the perfect day in Tokyo during this 4-hour guided architecture tour covering the modern buildings of the city’s Harajuku and Omotesando areas. Get a local’s look at the fascinating expansion and rebuilding of Tokyo that followed World War II, as you admire the striking metal-and-glass boutiques and hidden back streets that characterize these two popular shopping and walking areas. An English-speaking guide is included.
  • Take a guided architecture tour of Tokyo's Omotesando and Harajuku neighborhoods
  • Check out unique suspension roof of Yoyogi Olympic Stadium, built for the 1964 Olympic Games
  • Admire the angular facets and transparent walls of Omotesando's modern architecture boutiques
  • Soak up the lively pedestrian culture and hidden back alleys that give Tokyo its unique charm
  • Great introduction to some of Tokyo's most iconic neighborhoods
English-speaking guide
Foods and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities

Departure Point

Nezu Museum, 6-chōme-5-1 Minamiaoyama, Minato City, Tōkyō-to 107-0062, Japan

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Harajuku Station, 1 Chome-18 Jingumae, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Meet with your guide at a location near the JR Harajuku Station to begin your trip, continuing on an exploration of some of the most iconic stores, municipal structures and hidden side streets found in the Tokyo neighborhoods of Harajuku and Omotesando.

Admire Yoyogi Olympic Stadium, a sports venue built for the 1964 Olympics that features a unique suspension-style roof. You’ll also have time to visit the amazing array of modern architecture buildings built to house some of Tokyo’s most luxurious shopping boutiques in Omotesando. Check out the transparent glass cube that houses Tokyo’s Dior boutique, and gaze up at the angled facets of the ‘Iceberg’ building.

As you walk, your guide will also lead to past some of Tokyo’s most famous pedestrian areas and hidden side streets, helping provide a taste of the city’s lively street culture. Finish your trip in central Omotesando, where you’ll make your own way home.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Nezu Museum
Start the tour from Nezu Museum, designed by Kengo Kuma. We do not enter inside of the museum during this tour.
Pass By:  
PRADA Aoyama
Prada Aoyama was designed by Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron.
Stop At:  
Omotesando
Most of the buildings are contemporary architecture that accentuate those cultural and trendy towns where fashionistas gather.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
oak omotesando
partially designed by Tange Associates, Shohei Shigemats for OMA, Hiroshi Sugimoto, etc.
Stop At:  
Takeshita Street
The tour concludes near JR Harajuku Station. If you wish, you can explore Takeshita Street during or after the tour.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A maximum of five people per booking
  • Minimum age is five years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Guided Architecture Tour of Harajuku and Omotesando?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Guided Architecture Tour of Harajuku and Omotesando.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Guided Architecture Tour of Harajuku and Omotesando?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Guided Architecture Tour of Harajuku and Omotesando.

Product code: 13441P101

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