Pop Culture in Tokyo

Half Day

  Tokyo

Half Day

Pop Culture in Tokyo

  Tokyo

Begin your journey through modern day Japan at the world-famous Shibuya crossing to witness the 5-way ‘scramble’ crossroads in this busy shopping district. Continue onto Harajuku to witness every kind of fashion sub-culture you can imagine. Continue people watching at Akihabara, otherwise known as ‘Electric Town’ and the centre of Otaku (diehard fan) culture. Wander through the neon streets and stop by anime and manga shops, and the uniquely Japanese maid cafes.

JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Witness the world’s busiest crossroads at Shibuya
  • People watch in the fashion mecca of Harajuku
  • Wander through ‘Electric Town’ to peruse the ultra-modern electronic shops and manga stores

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Expert English-speaking local guide
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Pop Culture in Tokyo

DAY 1 - Pop Culture in Tokyo

Begin your journey through modern day Japan at the world-famous Shibuya crossing. Located with a bustling shopping district, known for its cutting edge fashion, the 5-way ‘scramble’ crossroads is the perfect place to start people-watching.

Continue onto Harajuku, and the famous Takeshita Dori (Cat Street), to witness every kind of fashion sub-culture you can imagine. Japanese students, in particular, flock to this area to show off their best outfits and meet with like-minded friends.

Arrive next at Akihabara, otherwise known as ‘Electric Town’, which originally gained its fame from its many electronic shops. Now, Akihabara is best known as the centre of otaku (diehard fan) culture. Wander through the neon streets and stop by anime and manga shops, and the uniquely Japanese maid cafes.

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