University & College Art & Design Trip To Tokyo
A bustling metropolis where ancient traditions meet the bright technological future, Tokyo is an alluring city full of vibrancy and enchantment which is perfect for your university or college Art and Design course trip.
Nezu museum, a private collection of Japanese & Asian art
Wander in the Imperial Palace grounds
Spot the new fashion trends in the hip Harajuku district
Marvel at the Nijubashi Bridge
*Excursion fees may not be included in this tour – please contact us to learn more.
Asakusa Kannon Temple is one of Japan’s most popular and colourful Buddhist’s temples. The Nakamise market is a shoppers’ paradise! Part of the Asakusa Kannon Temple complex, it is a covered street with bustling stalls along each side – perfect for your souvenir shopping.
Over 250 electrical appliance and electronic shops are located in a compact area around Chuo-dori Street, to the west of Akihabara Station. In this busting technological hub, animation-related shops have become a popular stop off for groups.
One of the most popular sightseeing locations in Tokyo is the Imperial Palace, formerly Edo Castle and the official residence of the Emperor. Take a symbolic photography in front of the Nijubashi Bridge, which is an iconic representation of the Imperial Palace. Nijubashi is one of the most well-known bridges in Japan and is internationally recognised.
Ascend to the free observation decks of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku for the most magnificent panoramic views of Tokyo and beyond. The striking 243 meter tall building has two impressive towers, each housing an observatory at a height of 202 meters.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography is a notable five storey museum housing excellent changing exhibitions of both international and Japanese photographers. Photograph © Rs1421
Founded in 1941, the Nezu Museum houses the remarkable collection of Kaichiro Nezu. The museum displays some impressive examples of Japanese and East Asian antique art. In 2009, the museum reopened having been newly designed by Kengo Kuma. With plentiful blossoming Japanese gardens, this cultural institute is a perfect sanctuary to appreciate art in a tranquil environment. Photograph © Kentin
Meiji Jingu is one of the Japan’s most popular shrines, dedicated to the sacred spirits of Emperor Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken. A lush and tranquil forest surrounds the complex of buildings that make up the shrine. In 1920, over one hundred thousand trees were donated from people all over the country to create this soothing space.
Harajuku is universally recognised as the fashionable hub of Japanese youth culture and fashion. A popular shopping and dining destination, Harajuku offers an eclectic mx of international luxurious high end chain stores sitting stylishly alongside interesting and funky boutique independent stores.
Established in 1983, Tokyo Disneyland has seven magical themed areas: the World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Critter Country and Mickey’s Toontown. Many of the attractions are identical to those in the original Disneyland park, as they are created on classic Disney creations and dreams.
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