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MITO: Walking tour of Kairakuen, samurai garden & Kodokan, school of Shogun clan in a castle town.

Tours by Location:  Samurai garden & their school in Mito city (Kanto/Ibaraki & vicinity)
Tour Features:
 Mito City is a castle town of the Edo era's Shogun Tokugawa’s family located in the northeast of Tokyo.
In the early 19th century, the feudal lord of the Edo era built a tour-style Japanese garden with plums’ grove and bamboos' forest offering an admirable view upon a nearby lake.
In addition, he built a school, Kodokan for Samurais and commoners who would study and learn martial arts.
Let’s get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo and stroll through this castle town where historical
buildings remain, and discover the atmosphere of a Samurai's town.


Tour Time 9:00-17:00
Dates of Operation Any day without the Buddhist festival around mid-August & New year's holidays in January.
Meeting Place JR Ueno station, central exit or your hotel in Tokyo (Additional fee 1000 jpy)
Duration About 8 hours
Tour Price 1 Walking tour : 32000 jpy / 8 hours
Expenses not included in the Tour Price Transportaion, Admission, Meal, Drink and Insurance are not included in the Tour Price.
Itinerary JR Ueno st.(Joban line) - JR Mito st. - Kairakuen (Samurai garden) - Kodokan ( Feudal school) - Stroll in the castle town - JR Mito st.(Joban line) - JR Ueno st. or JR Shinagawa st.
Guide's Name   BUCO
Web site nonobukoi@cyber.ocn.ne.jp
Language French 
Distance of the Route About 6 km walking
Reservations To make a reservation, send an email to us with (1)your name, (2)number of participants, (3)desired tour date, (4)name & phone number).
[Mail] nonobukoi@cyber.ocn.ne.jp
Guide's Cellphone Number (for Emergency) Notice of it at the booking.
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Cancellation fees Follow the JGA terms and conditions.
Notes I am happy to receive your contact by e-mail to BUCO's e-mail address :
last update: 25 October 2021
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