10 Japanese Architecture and tour of the Diet Building

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Departure time : 1:00 p.m.,Duration of the tour : about 3 hours,Cost : 910 yen
(Breakdown ; 170 yen per participant plus 740 yen for the two tour guides)

In this tour, you will take a walk from Marunouchi through the Hibiya and Kasumigaseki area. This area has been playing the role as the center of politics and the economy in Japan since the Meiji Period (the end of the 19th century). Because urban development here began in the early 1900's, many important buildings for modern Japanese architecture still remain in the area. The Diet Building is one of them.
While you appreciate the modern Japanese architecture, you also can visit the inside of the National Diet (except when the Diet is in session).


Tokyo Tourist Information Center Head Office at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings→Shinjuku Station→Kokkai-gijidomae Station→National Diet→Kasumigaseki Government Office District→Hibiya Park→Marunouchi-Naka-Dori→Marunouchi Building→Tokyo Station

  1. Please note that the tour might not be available on the day of your choice owing to circumstances.
  2. Participants are required to pay their own transportation fees, facility admissions, and other necessary costs for the guided tour.
  3. Payment for the tour cost must be made in Japanese yen.
  4. Participants are also responsible for transportation fees and facility admissions for two accompanying tour guides. Transportation fees for the tour guides include the fare of their return trip from the dismissal point back to the starting point of the tour. There is no charge for guiding services provided by the tour guides.
  5. To apply for the tour, please complete an application form.
  6. On the form, please include your two choices of the date for the tour.
  7. Applications can be made a month in advance and are accepted until three days before the tour date of your first choice. We may not be able to organize a tour for late applications.
  8. We will notify you whether or not we can provide the tour within five days of your application or by the day before the tour date of your choice at the latest. Please make sure to include your contact information in Japan in the application form.
  9. In case of cancellation, please notify us by the day before the tour date at the latest.
  10. The Tokyo Tourist Information Center Head Office will be closed between December 29 and January 3. Your application for guided tours cannot be processed during this period.
  11. All of our guided tours start at 1:00 p.m. Morning tours that start at 10:00 a.m. are also available for route 2, 8, and 9. Participants of the tour are required to check in at the tour registration desk no later than 10 minutes before the departure time.
  12. Please follow the directions of your tour guides during the tour.
  13. Participants of the tours must be at least 20 years of age.
  14. Participants are required to sign a consent form regarding exclusion of liability prior to the tour.