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Guided architecture tour in Sankeien garden provided by Yuka Yoshida

Guided architecture tour in Sankeien garden

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Sankeien is known as one of the great Japanese garden in Japan. It is very sophisticatedly designed and photogenic. However, many people might not know that this place have an amazing collection of traditional Japanese architecture some even can dating back to 1457. Why was it collected here and who was Mr Sankei? How would you appreciate the Japanese style houses/ temples and what's so special about it? Let me explain about this garden from the very basic questions such as how is Japanese garden and architecture made and you will be an expert at the end of the tour.
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    Sankeien Gardens
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Stroll in Sankeien garden with a guide to know more about Japanese traditional garden and architecture. Stroll in Sankeien garden with a guide to know more about Japanese traditional garden and architecture. Stop by for cup of matcha tea for casual tea ceremony experience
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Important Information
  • Entry to Sankeien garden
  • Matcha green tea
  • Entry/Admission - Sankeien Gardens
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Anyone who have trouble going up few steps aren't suitable.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lou D wrote a review May 2018
United States2 contributions
We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Yokohama. Yuka went out of her way to do library research to help my husband find an old family home location, and then came to meet us at the station and shared her wonderful knowledge of Yokohama's past and present. We felt really comfortable
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Date of experience: April 2018
Jan C wrote a review Sep 2017
Sydney, Australia4 contributions5 helpful votes
We have just returned from a 2 x 8 day cruise around Japan travelling with another couple. After the first 8 days of cruising we had a day in Yokohama and before leaving Australia had booked a tour with Yuka after reading some outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. All
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Date of experience: September 2017
Bob H wrote a review Apr 2016
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Yuka is without a doubt the best tour guide you could ever have. I'd met Yuka 4 years earlier on a previous trip to Japan where she had been my guide. With my group of friends (all Japan first timers) I knew that on this trip I absolutely had to book another tour with her. Every
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Date of experience: February 2016
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Mike T
The perfect way to see the very best of Tokyo and Kamakura
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In my experience she is the best of the best
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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