English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo

更新日 2017年09月07日

 

 English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo

 

文京区にはたくさんの魅力ある庭園、寺社、文化施設があります。文京区の英語観光ボランティアガイドが外国人の方に区の魅力を紹介します。ツアー情報を確認のうえ、インターネットでお申込みください。

※英語観光ガイドツアーは英語を理解する外国人の方が対象のため、英語での案内となります。 

 

Bunkyo City is proud to host an exciting variety of attractive gardens, temples, shrines, and interesting cultural facilities. 
What's more, the city also sponsors a volunteer sightseeing guide service, operated by English-speaking Bunkyo City citizens,
all of whom are eager to guide you to the city's points of interest.

If you would like to take advantage of this service, please read the tour information available on our website, and then complete the online application form.

gokokuji tourNedu shrine

 

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When participating in a tour, please note the following;

  1. Each tour takes about two hours. You will be spending a lot of time walking, so it is important to wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Please bring sufficient drinking water with you.
  2. Please refrain from posting personal information or images, such as the names and photographs of the tour guides or other tour participants, on websites or in other media without obtaining prior consent of the persons concerned.
  3. Generally speaking, tours will not be cancelled due to inclement weather. However, they may be cancelled if safety or security concerns warrant. If a cancellation occurs, the tour organizers will try to contact all scheduled participants.

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

 
Tour Table
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 15-10-2017

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline

 October 15th , 2017, 

Sunday

10:15' - 12:15'

24:00' midnight,

 Ocotber 12th, 2017,  Thursday

Places/Famous Sites
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful view from the top of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree is in your sight! Plus, depending on the weather, Mt. Fuji!!

 

view from civic center 

 

 Bunkyo Civic Center

  

 ※ 「画像提供文京区観光協会」 

  ※Photographic images are provided by Bunkyo Tourist Information.

 

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period.  

 小石川後楽園

 小石川後楽園

 Carp

 

 

 

 

     

 

Details  Flier(PDFファイル; 466KB)
Application Form  Application Form

Yushima Tour

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Yushima Tour
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

Y 18-11-2017 

Yushima Tour Free  
Date Time Deadline for Application
 November 18th, 2017, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

  24:00' midnight, 

November 16th, 2017, Thursday

Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan (Origami Center)

Yushima-tenmangu Shrine (Yushima Tenjin)

 

Birthplace of "origami", established in 1859. Each floor of the building has different and fascinating features.

 

Origami - Demo

Origami Ball  

Enshrines a historical figure who was respected as "God of Learning". This is the place to pray for academic success, and people all over Japan come here.

The Chrysanthemum Festival will be held in the shrine where you can enjoy seeing many beautiful chrysanthemums in various colors and shapes.

 

菊まつり 

菊まつり 

菊まつり 

 

 Yushima T - 2

 

Details

 Flier(PDFファイル; 534KB)

Application Form  Application Form

  

PAST TOURS

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 04-06-2017

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline

 June 4th , 2017 

Sunday

10:15' - 12:15'

24:00' midnight,

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

Places/Famous Sites
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful view from the top of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree is in your sight! Plus, depending on the weather, Mt. Fuji!!

 

view from civic center 

 

 Bunkyo Civic Center

  

 ※ 「画像提供文京区観光協会」 

  ※Photographic images are provided by Bunkyo Tourist Information.

 

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun viewing irises in full bloom in the beautiful Japanese garden. 

 

 Irises

 Carp

 

 

 

 

     

 

Details  Flier Flier K-26-02-2017(PDFファイル; 478KB)
Application Form  Not Applicable
 Tour Photos

 衣装

菖蒲 

 

 

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

 
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 02-04-2017

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline

 April 2nd , 2017 

Sunday

10:15' - 12:15'

24:00' midnight,

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Places/Famous Sites
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful view from the top of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree is in your sight! Plus, depending on the weather, Mt. Fuji!!

 

View from civiv center 

 Civic Center

  

 ※ 「画像提供文京区観光協会」 

  ※Photographic images are provided by Bunkyo Tourist Information.

 

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun to walk around the beautiful Japanese gardens where you can also enjoy the cherry blossoms in full bloom.

 

 Cherry Blossoms

 古木のしだれ桜

 Carp

 

 

 

     

 

Details  Flier Flier K-26-02-2017(PDFファイル; 473KB)
Application Form  Not applicable
 

 

Gokokuji Tour 

  

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Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

G-26-03-2017 

Gokokuji Tour Free
Date Time Deadline
26th, March, 2017 09:45' - 12:30' 24:00', Monday, March 20th
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Gokokuji-temple Higo Hosokawa Garden (Shin-Edogawa Park) 

This temple was built in 1681 by the 5th Edo Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. The main hall of this temple is the largest wooden building of that time, existing in Tokyo to date.

 

  

 

 

A strolling garden with ponds and hills where the Japanese style house of the Kumamoto Lord was located.  It has recently been renovated.

 

 

 

Let’s enjoy cherry blossom viewing along the Kanda River! You may get a sense of Japanese people’s special feelings for cherry blossoms! 

  

 

Details   Flier (450KB) Flier(PDFファイル; 744KB)
Tour Photos

Cherry Blossoms at Gokokuji Temple

仁王門 

肥後細川公園 

 

 

 

  

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

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Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 26-02-2017

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline

Sunday, 26th, February , 2017

10:15' - 12:15'

24:00' midnight, Sunday, February 20th, 2017
Places/Famous Sites
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful view from the top of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree is in your sight! Plus, depending on the weather, Mt. Fuji!!

 

view from civic center 

 

 Bunkyo Civic Center

 

 

 

 

 ※ 「画像提供文京区観光協会」 

 

 ※Photographic images are provided by Bunkyo Tourist Information.

 

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun to walk around the beautiful Japanese gardens, at the plum blossom season !!  

 

 rest house

 awardedouter

  carp   

Details  Flier Flier K-26-02-2017(PDFファイル; 387KB)
Application Form  Not Applicable

 

 

Yushima Tour

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Yushima Tour
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

Y 18-02-2017 

Yushima Tour Free  
Date Time Deadline for Application
Saturday, 18th of February, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Sunday, 12th of February 2017
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan (Origami Center)

Yushima-tenmangu Shrine (Yushima Tenjin)

 

Birthplace of "origami", established in 1859. Each floor of the building has different and fascinating features.

 

Origami - Demo

Origami Ball  

Enshrines a historical figure who was respected as "God of Learning". This is the place to pray for academic success, and people all over Japan come here.

 

 

 Yushima T - 2

 

 

 Yushima T - 2

Details

 Y 18-02-17 Flier (PDFファイル; 410KB) 

Application Form  Not Applicable

   

 

 

 

 

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 04-12-2016

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline

Sunday,  December 4th,  2016

10:15' - 12:15'

Monday, November 27th, 2016 (24:00')
Places/Famous Sites
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful view from the top of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree is in your sight! Plus, depending on the weather, Mt. Fuji!!

 

view from civic center 

 

 Bunkyo Civic Center

 

 

 

 

 ※ 「画像提供文京区観光協会」 

 

 ※Photographic images are provided by Bunkyo Tourist Information.

 

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun to walk around the beautiful Japanese gardens covered with the coloured autumn leaves.

 

 紅葉+池

 rest house

 awardedouter

  carp   

Details

Flier(PDFファイル; 450KB)

Application Form  Not Applicable

 

Yushima Tour

Yushima Tour
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

Y 26-11-2016 

Yushima Tour Free  
Date Time Deadline
November 26th, 2016 10:00 - 11:45 November 20th, 2016
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Ochanomizu Origami Kaikan (Origami Center)

Yushima-tenmangu Shrine (Yushima Tenjin)

 

Birthplace of "origami", established in 1859. Each floor of the building has different and fascinating features.

 

Origami - Demo

Origami Ball  

Enshrines a historical figure who was respected as "God of Learning". This is the place to pray for academic success, and people all over Japan come here.

 

 

 Yushima T - 2

 

 

 Yushima T - 2

Details  (PDFファイル; 480KB)
Form  Not Applicable

  

 

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

The calami, water lilies and Japanese hydrangeas are expected to be in blossom!!

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 05-06-2016 

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline
5th of June, 2016 10:15 - 12:15 May 30th, 2016
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen

Enjoy the wonderful view from the 2nd top floor of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree, too, is  in your sight.

Photo-English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun to walk around the beautiful Japanese gardens. On this tour, most probably you can also enjoy he calami, water lilies and Japanese hydrangeas, which are expected to be in blossom.

 Photo-English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo

「画像提供文京区観光協会」 

This photo image is provided by Bunkyo Tourist Information. 

Details   Flier (PDFファイル; 379KB)
Application Form   Not Applicable
Tour Photos

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Special Tour: Nezu-shrine ~ YANESEN area, on May 16th, 2016

 

tour photo 

 

Nezu & Todai Tour 

Nezu
Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

N 24-04-2016 

Nezu & Todai Tour Free
Date Time Deadline
April 24th, 2016 10:00' - 12:00' April 14th, 2016
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
University of Tokyo

Nezu Shrine

The university, renowneed for its academic excellence, is the oldest national university in Japan. It attracts many students and tourists abroad.

赤門 

 

The shrine is beautiful, with a "Gongenzukuri" architectural style. Its seven structures are designated as important cultural properties. You can also enjoy the Azalea flowers. Azalea Festival is held from the middle of April to the early May.

根津神社つつじ

 

根津神社

Details   (PDFファイル; 484KB)
Form   Not Applicable
Tour Photos  tour photo tour photo2
   

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 02-04-2016 

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline
April 2nd, 2016 10:15 - 12:15 March 28th, 2016
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen

Enjoy the wonderful view from the 2nd top floor of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree, too, is  in your sight.

Bunkyo Civic Center

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun to walk around the beautiful Japanese gardens where you can also enjoy the cherry blossoms in full bloom.

 桜

 

 

Details  (PDFファイル; 363KB)
Application Form   Not Applicable
Tour Photo  tour photo1

 

Edogawa Park Tour

Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

E 27-03-2016 

Edogawa Park Tour Free
Date Time Deadline
March 27th, 2016 10:00' - 12:00' March 22nd, 2016
Famous Sites / Places to Visit
Edogawa Park

Shin-Edogawa Park

Enjoy cherry blossom viewing along the Kanda River!

sakura

 

 

Recently renovated strolling garden with ponds and hills, where a traditional Japanese style house of the Taisho Era is located. We will be entering it!!!! 

 

Shin-Edogawa Park

 

Shin-Edogawa Park2

Details   (PDFファイル; 726KB)
Application Form   Not  Applicable
Tour Photos   tour photo1 tour photo2

 

Nezu Tour

Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

 N 06-12-2015

Nezu Tour

Free
Date Time Deadline
Sunday, December 6th,  2015 10:15 - 12:15 Wednesday,              December 2nd, 2015
Places/Famous Sites
Nezu Shrine

University of Tokyo

The shrine is beautiful, with a "Gongenzukuri" architectural style. Also, its seven structures are designated as important cultural properties.

Nezu Shrine

 

Nezu Shrine2

 

The university, renowneed for its academic excellence, is the oldest national university in Japan. It attracts many students and tourists abroad.

Nezu Shrine3

Details  PDF(PDF file; 458KB)
Application Form Not  Applicable

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Tour Code Tour Name Participation Fee

K 23-11-2015

Koishikawa Korakuen Tour

Free  (no guide fee, but 300 yen to enter the gardens)
Date Time Deadline

Monday (National Holiday),  November 23rd, 2015

09:30' - 11:30'

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
Places/Famous Sites
Civic Center

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

Enjoy the wonderful view from the top of Bunkyo Civic Center. Tokyo Skytree, too, is  in your sight

Bunkyo Civic Center

 

One of the major Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens in Tokyo, built by Mito Tokugawa family in the early Edo period. It is great fun to walk around the beautiful Japanese gardens covered with the coloured autumn leaves.

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

 

Details

Flier(PDF File; 486KB) 

Application Form Not  Applicable

 

Denzuin Tour

Tour Code

Tour Name

Participation Fee

              D 190715

Denzuin Tour

Free

Date

Time

Deadline

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

10:00' - 12:00'

Monday, July 13th

Places to Visit / Famous Sites

Denzuin Temple,

Takuzosu Inari,

Genkakuji Temple (Konnyaku Enma)

Denzuin Temple is famous for its connection with the first shogun of the Edo military government. There are tombs of the Tokugawa Shogun family members.Denzuin Tour

 

It is a Buddhist temple resembling to a Shinto shrine. Learn about its legend, and get amazed by loads of figures of foxes!Denzuin Tour2

 

Denzuin Tour3 

The wooden Enma statue at Genkakuji Temple is one of the oldest of its kind in Bunkyo City and is an important cultural property.  Moreover, you can enjoy annual events - the Morning Glory as well as the Ground Cherry (Lantern Plant) Market Festivels!!

Denzuin Tour4 

Details

Flier (PDF File; 357KB)

Application Form

Not  Applicable
   

 

Enquiries:

International Exchange Section

Academy Promotion Division.

Academy Promotion Department

Bunkyo City Office

Bunkyo Civic Center 17F

1-16-21 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 〒112-8555

Tel:03‐5803‐1310(Direct)

Fax:03‐5803‐1369

Email:b250500●city.bunkyo.lg.jp

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