Tokyo Architecture and Urban Planning

6 days /5 nights

From only £899pp

Overview

6 days /5 nights From only £899pp

From tradition Roykans and temples to futuristic Skyscrapers, Toyko offers the perfect juxtaposition between new and old architecture.

The Prince Park Tower Toyko designed by Mr Kenzo Tange offers the perfect accommodation for visiting architecture groups.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Return airport transfers
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students; single/twinned rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:15 leader/place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Tokyo

  • Day 2

    Arrive in Tokyo, transfer to Hotel. Guided walking Architecture tour of Tokyo's main districts including Harajuku, Shinkuju and Emotesando. Evening meal at a local restaurant

  • Day 3

    Full day visit to Odiaba, visit Fuji TV tower

  • Day 4

    Asakusa Kannon Temple, visit Tokyo Skytree, evening meal at a local restaurant

  • Day 5

    Visit the Ginza area to see the Sony Building then onto Roppongi Hills Observatory; last-minute shopping and sight-seeing before you go, depart Tokyo

  • Day 6

    Arrive UK

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • You’ve probably seen Japan’s largest Buddhist Temple featuring on many postcards etc. as this iconic landmark is famous around the world. Don’t miss out on an incredibly fascinating trip to Asakusa Kannon – there’s nothing else quite like it.
  • For those brave enough to head up the tallest tower in the world, the Tokyo Skytree offers incredible 360-degree views of Tokyo from its Observation Deck over 2000ft in the air. Why not enjoy those sunning views whilst enjoying a bite to eat in the top quality restaurant?
  • A brilliant example of postmodern architecture from the 1960s- Sony building is an exciting collection of shops, restaurants and showrooms. Get those credit cards out folks and treat yourself to the attest gadgets!
  • A perfect opportunity to gain a different perspective of the buildings that make Tokyo’s skyline so unique. Full of shops, restaurants, clubs and entertainment – the complex as a whole is an unforgettable trip!
  • Hakone is a World Heritage listed park due to the beauty of its mountainous terrain. Mt. Fuji is the iconic perfectly shaped volcano that is considered sacred by many and adored by all.
  • You’ve probably seen Japan’s largest Buddhist Temple featuring on many postcards etc. as this iconic landmark is famous around the world. Don’t miss out on an incredibly fascinating trip to Asakusa Kannon – there’s nothing else quite like it.
  • Dedicated purely to the Anime artwork of Studio Ghibli, this museum is a fine arts museum with a twist. The maze style layout and generally childish format creates a unique and unrivalled atmosphere
  • Whilst Tokyo is a very developed City, there are also some beautiful Parks and Gardens scattered throughout the city. The style of Japanese gardening is world renowned and has been mimicked across the globe.