Ginza Architecture Tour
The treasure trove of Tokyo: Ginza Architecture Tour by yuka yoshida
10:00 / 13:00 (JST) - Tour start
Begin the tour at the Tsukiji Hongwan-ji temple, located adjacent to Tsukiji station. After exploring the temple, visit the Kabuki theater, which preserves the traditional style passed down through generations. Next, we’ll continue on to a series of remarkable buildings, including the Nicolas G. Hayek Center, Louis Vuitton Namiki, Maison Hermes, UNIQLO TOKYO, Mikimoto Ginza 2, and the Okuno Building.
13:00 / 16:00 (JST) - Tour finish
The tour concludes at the Ginza 4-chome intersection, where the iconic Wako building stands.
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I have no background in architecture and no training in any fine art. This was an incredible experience. Yuki was phenomenal: patient, knowledgeable, and so enthusiastic that I hardly noticed that I was wearing a full suit in near-90 degree Tokyo heat. "I speak Japanese and live in Tokyo, but getting to tour with the Showcase team really felt like visiting a whole new city. Strongly recommend to anyone who wants to feel like they're being let in on an amazing secret that's hiding in plain sight (and who wants to learn a lot about and experience some incredible spaces)."
"We had a great time in joining the Ginza Architecture tour. Our tour guide Mari is a knowledgeable and friendly person. She showed us around those unique buildings, some are with hundred years history and some are trendy style.During the tour we know more about the architecture and the history of Ginza. We believe that if we didn’t join the tour, in our memory Ginza is just a commercial and shopping area as other areas. But now we know that Ginza is a unique place. I would highly recommend this tour."