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Ginza's Free Tour: discover Japan between department stores🏬

Duration: 2h
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Guru: Inés
Registered on August 12, 2021

Konichiwa! I'm Inés, although everyone here calls me "Ines-san". As a lover of Japanese culture, I am fulfilling my dream by living in Tokyo since January 2023. My "ikigai" or purpose is to help other people get to know Japan through my eyes, and for them to have a pleasant time with me solving all their doubts. What do you have about this chaotic, but wonderful city 🤩

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

If you are already reading about this tour, it would be because you are a shopping lover. In that case, Ginza won't let you down 🤩

This tour will help you to get a first impression of this area.

But
I would like to go further... while we walk through Ginza.. would you like to know the reality about Japanese habits and culture?

The main objective of my tour is to solve many of your questions about this city and its frenetic pace. And also we are going to visit:

  •  🍡 The oldest shopping center in Tokyo and one of the oldest in all Japan. There I will show you what is a "depachika", with the famous Japanese "bentos" and all the sweets that you should try during your trip in Japan.
  •  💫 In the same shopping center we visit the figure of the Buddha that would give you luck in your future.
  •  🏢 An amazin rooftop to have a 360º view of Tokyo. Either day or night it is iwell deserved. 
  •  ⛩️ One of the most curious temples in Tokyo, located in the same rooftop. Including his little "tori".
  •  🍻 The ideal alley to get to know the Izakaya's culture where all Ginza workers go after work.

Optional advice: If you want to have a "carry-on dinner" it is an ideal tour since hunger may stalk you during our visit to the "depachika". In the rooftop you can eat what we have bought while enjoying the views😁

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    4-chōme-6-16 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo ...
    4-chōme-6-16 Ginza, Chuo City, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
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    I'll be outside the Mitsukoshi department store. Next to the Mitsukoshi Lion statue. If you type "Mitsukoshi Lion Ginza" into Google it will take you directly to where I'll be waiting for you 😁

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Toyoiwa Inari Shrine
  • 2
    Free admission
    Ginza Six Rooftop Garden
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Kakugo Inari Shrine
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Ginza Shusse Jizōson
  • 5
    Free admission
    Ginza

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Carina 17 Apr 2024
Montevideo

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Muy interesante el tour con Inés! Conocimos un barrio y una parte de la historia de Tokio que de otra manera no hubiéramos visitado.
Constanza 15 Apr 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
INES es lo maximo
Jason 14 Apr 2024
Boston

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Inés was extremely informative, helpful, and fun. I had walked through Ginza 3 times already but she added so much depth to my knowledge of the neighborhood.
Lucia Elena 03 Feb 2024
Naples

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Piacevole passeggiata alla scoperta di Ginza che si è rivelata essere molto di più che il solo quartiere dello shopping. Tanti aneddoti interessanti, punti panoramici e templi nascosti hanno reso questo tour davvero speciale. Ines è davvero un’ottima guida. Lo consiglio!
Aranzazu 16 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Inés es genial! Tour 100% recomendable!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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