【Event】Ginza architecture lecture at Jyugetsudo cafe

Fun event collaborating with the guidebook “TOKYO ARTRIP ARCHITECTURE”.
Don’t miss the architecture lecture from our architectural professional over a wonderful cup of tea (with wagashi sweets!) which will give you a great understanding about the architecture in Ginza. After the lecture, we will hit the road to see the great works including our beloved Nakagin Capsule tower!

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“TOKYO ARTRIP Architecture” Tour with Japanese tea and sweets at “Jugetsudo”.


Let us introduce a special interest tour to visit popular and little-known architectural spots in Ginza area with the guidebook “TOKYO ARTRIP Architecture” published by BIJUTSU SHUPPAN-SHA. Firstly, a brief lecture by Showcase Tokyo’s Advisor, Yasuo Nakamaru (Authorized as a first grade architect and interior planner in Japan) is provided over a cup of Japanese tea and sweets at “Jugetsudo” in the Kabukiza Tower designed by Kengo Kuma. After a briefing, we will visit the highlight of this tour, Nakagin Capsule Tower which is well-known as a masterpiece of Kisho Kurokawa’s Metabolism architecture. You will see more architectural sites with a guide in this neighborhood. For your reference, “TOKYO ARTRIP Architecture” features NICOLAS G. HAYEK CENTER, TSUKIJI-HONGWANGI, GINZA SIX, etc.



Date: 30 June, 2018 (Sat) 10:00-13:00

Meeting: 10AM at the entrance of Jugetsudo green tea shop (Kabuki-za Theatre Tower 5th floor, Tokyo, Chūō, Ginza, 4 Chome−12−15 ) ※Please be there on time.


Capacity: 10 people

Tour fee: 9,000 yen + with tax

Tour duration: about 3hours

What’s included in the price: Book “TOKYO ARTRIP Architecture” by BIJUTSU SHUPPAN-SHA , Japanese tea and wagashi sweets, entrance fee to Nakagin Capsule Tower (part of the fee would be donated to the Nakagin Capsule Tower Preservation and Restoration Project)

Guide Language: Japanese & English


・This is a walking tour.

・Ending point is in Ginza area.

・No postponement for rain.

・Emergency contact number on the day of tour: 080-2380-1844


Please write your name, contact number (phone number), number of participants, preferable language (Japanese, English or both) and send e-mail to: info@showcase-tokyo.com.

PayPal invoice will be issued after your booking is accepted.

We’ll accept the booking till June 28 (Thursday) ※Bookings close upon reaching its capacity.




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