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Private Tour - From the Classic to the Secret Photo Locations in Shinjuku

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    What to Expect
    • Take advantage of the admission-free observation deck! The skyscrapers shooting up through the center of Tokyo really is a sight to see.
    • Walk the old, narrow back streets of Shinjuku and get a glimpse of Showa period (1926-1989) Japan.
    • If you are lucky, you might catch Godzilla destroying the town!
    • Enjoy an efficient tour of Shinjuku's labyrinth with the help of your otomo tour guide!

    • Skyscrapers of Shinjuku 

    You otomo tour guide will take you to see public art in the area surrounding the station and show you a secret location to take great photographs of the towering skyscrapers.
    • Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building Observation Deck

    Enjoy the magnificent view of Tokyo from the Government Building's observation deck, free of charge! 
    • Omoide Yokocho

    Take photographs of Shinjuku's Showa period (1926-1989) memory lane, filled with good people and good food. 
    • Kabukicho and Godzilla Road

    Take photos of gleaming neon lights, Godzilla's head lurking around roof tops and eccentric robots. 
    • Goldengai

    Visit the Showa period retro streets and a beautiful shrine nearby.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Shinjuku-Sta. West, 1 Chome-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Private tour
    • Tour Guide
    • Necessary expenses for the tour guide
    • Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
    • Money for food/drinks, souvenirs and extra activities for your own
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
    • This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.
    • You must be over the age of 20 to consume alcohol in Japan. If you have young children with you or are a group consisting of under-aged people only, you will be shown around the narrow back streets of Omoide Yokocho and Goldengai, filled with bars and izakayas, to enjoy the atmosphere, but will then be taken to alternative locations for you to enjoy refreshments.
    • The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. - Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
    • 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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    By: otomo travel
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Great tour & perfect way to see the city!
    This was an incredible way to spend the day. I am traveling for work so didn't have much time to plan out what I'd
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    Young Swedish couple
    We had a lovely day with Ms Ritsuko who had a well planned schedule from start, but was a good listener and
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    Nick Byron
    We had such a great day out.Loved the foot bath and onsen. Also great to visit some temples and soak up a bit of
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    Fran Teo
    Taipei, Taiwan
    A Very Good Experience
    Overall, the Osaka Castle was full of culture and very enjoyable. The walkways around the castle provided multiple
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    Doha, Qatar
    Whistle stop tour of main sites ..lots of travelling time
    You have to make your own way to the meeting point outside the station near Meiji Jingu shrine forest entrance.
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    Ted Fernandez
    Must-do Tour for visitors in Tokyo!
    This tour was one of the best experiences I've had when traveling. Our guide, Kumiko, was fun, friendly,
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    Adam Presley
    I had an excellent time, Kobori is a wonderful host. She knows all sorts of cool places and adjusted our schedule
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    Suwanee, Georgia
    Private tour-All Must Sees
    Max is both knowledgeable and personable. His English is excellent. We enjoyed a nice day of seeing some of
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    Matt R
    A very educational tour around a local part of Tokyo with a fantastic guide!
    I had a great time during my tour with my guide, Yumi. I spent the afternoon around Gotokuji, a residential area
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    Very fun and Tour Guide Was Very Accomodating
    The tour was really neat and informative. I told Astuko that I was only really interested in the Cat Temple and
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