Tokyo Shinjuku Quarter Private Tour

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Experience Highlights

Discover Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku neighbourhood with this private tour. A local guide will accompany you for an hour and give you all the information you need about the sights. He will also show you the giant Godzilla replica, take you to the Hanazono Shrine and the Maid Cafe Maidreamin. You will also get to know Kabukicho, a neighbourhood full of neon lights, restaurants and themed shops.

  • Enjoy a personalised experience tailored to your interests with this private tour.
  • Benefit from the knowledge of a local guide who will accompany you during the tour explaining Japanese history and customs.
  • Discover the authentic life of Shinjuku and learn about Japanese culture first hand.

What’s included

  • Local guide.
  • Walking tour of the Shinjuku district.
  • Food and beverages.
  • Transport to and from the meeting point.

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Step by Step

On this private tour of Tokyo's Shinjuku neighbourhood, you will have the opportunity to discover the secrets of this vibrant area of the city. In just one hour you will see the giant replica of Godzilla, visit the Hanazono Shrine, enter the Maid Cafe Maidreamin and explore the Kabukicho area with a local guide.

You will start your walking tour in the heart of Shinjuku, where your guide will be waiting to take you through the neighbourhood. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit landmarks such as the Hanazono Shrine founded in the mid-17th century.

You will also see a very large replica of Godzilla, a legendary monster that has been featured in many comics, books and films. It is part of the decoration of an important Tokyo cinema. You will discover the curiousMaid Cafe Maidreamin, which has a unique and eye-catching decoration.

On the tour you will visit the famous Kabukicho district, known as the red light district of Tokyo, which also has a large number of restaurants, bars and themed shops. In this area you will find the Golden Gai, a network of small alleys that at nightfall are illuminated with the colours of the thousands of neon lights of the small bars and restaurants that populate the district.

You will also have the opportunity to visit the Don Quijote, which is nothing more than a shopping centre that houses shops of all kinds. You will be able to kill your curiosity by seeing products that usually don't make it to the West. It is the ideal place to do some shopping or take some souvenirs home with you.

Throughout the tour, the guide will be at your disposal to answer your questions and give you useful information about Shinjuku. He will also be able to recommend places to visit and activities to enjoy during your stay in Tokyo.

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