English Sightseeing Tours in Bunkyo City, Tokyo

更新日 2021年10月04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.

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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.


 Yushima Tenmangu Shrine & Origami Center Tour
Tour Table
  Tour Code  Y14-11-2020
Date   14 Nov 2020 (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
Deadline for Application   24:00, 12 Nov 2020

Place to Visit

Origami Center 


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


Origami - Demo

Origami Ball 


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.

The chrysanthemums exhibition was held in the shrine where tour participants enjoyed seeing beautiful chrysanthemums.

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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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