Days Out: Central Tokyo
Tokyo government sponsored walking tour
Walking tour of Shinjuku area - stroll Japanese gardens and experience a Japanese tea ceremony. Sado tea ceremony, traditional Japanese tea ceremony experience and Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden tour. Requires advance reservation, please see website.
Wholesale shop of Washi, a traditional Japanese paper with a history of over 350 years. They also have a museum with free entrance and washi making workshop. Open Monday to Friday 10:00-18:00. Located at 3-6-2 Nihonbashi-honcho, Chuo, Tokyo 103-0023...
Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Museum to Japans baseball greats from players to executives and umpires and a collection of baseball memorabilia. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00 (March to September); 10:00-17:00 (October to February). Located at 1-3-61 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku.
Tour Guide Tokyo
This company offers a private tour of Tokyo with an English speaking guide. All guides are experienced and hold a national guide certificate. Pick up can be arranged from a hotel and the itinerary will be customized per your request with a consultation.
Shingon Buddhist temple near Ikebukuro station and has a pagoda, Japanese lanterns and a tower. It is here that the Emperor Meiji is buried. Located at 5-40-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku.
The Police Museum
With exhibits about the history of the police force in Japan, collection of Japanese police artifacts and an interactive computer equipment. A motorcycle and helicopter is also on display. Located at 3-5-1 Kyobashi, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0031.