English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo

更新日 2022年11月25日


 English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo







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 tour Nedu shrine


koishikawakourakuen 姉妹都市使節団

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.

Next Tour - Apply now!!

Koishikawa Korakuen Garden Tour

Flyer(PDFファイル; 601KB)
Tour Table
Tour Code   K 27-11-2022

 27 Nov 2022 (Sun) 

Time   10:30 am ~12:30 pm
Meeting Place   Bunkyo Civic Center 1F, INFORMARTION Desk
Participation Fee   Free
Entrance Fee   300 Yen (for Koishikawa Korakuen Garden)
Max Guests 

 20 (in order of arrival of applications) 

Min Guests    2

Place to visit Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

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 autumn leaves in the beautiful Japanese garden.






Application  Application Closed
 Deadline for Application  24:00, 24 Nov 2022 (Thursday)
Remarks  Please wear a mask during the tour.
This tour may be cancelled due to COVID-19. 


Past Tour

Yushima Tour (Origami Center&Yushima Tenmangu Shrine&Soccer Museum)

 Flyer(PDFファイル; 1117KB)


Tour Table
 Tour Code  Y 12-11-2022
Date   12 Nov 2022 (Sat)
Time   10:00 a.m.~12:00 noon
Meeting time     9:45 a.m.
Meeting Place 

 JR Ochanomizu Station

 Hijiribashi Exit 

Participation Fee   Free
 Entrance Fee  550 Yen (for Soccer Museum)

Max Guests 

 20 (in order of arrival of applications)
Min Guests   2

Place to Visit

Origami Center 


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



Place to visit

Yushima Tenmangu Shrine 


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. 

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

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 Place to visit

Soccer Museum 

 The JAPAN FOOTBALL MUSEUM is a place to learn its history and tradition and to inherit them to the development of succeeding generations.  



 Application  Closed
Deadline for Application    24:00, 10 Nov 2022 (Thursday)

Please wear a mask during the tour.

This tour may be cancelled due to COVID-19. 





City Exchange Section

Academy Promotion Division.

Academy Promotion Department

Bunkyo City Office

Bunkyo Civic Center 17F

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




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