Japanese architecture has flourished in the past 15 years, because of the persistence of the architects to redefine design standards. This is a great tour if you're looking for something more than the usual. You will come to understand the city and architecture through a set of curated themes pulled from Japanese culture, global trends, and history. The experience on this walk isan interactive learning experience through conversation, and multimedia conveyance of images so that guests have a better understanding of Tokyo, and the Japanese architectural scene.
From Harajuku Station, the tour meanders through one of the most trendy areas of Tokyo.Book the 3PM tour if you prefer to see more people walking along the street. The area is a popular place to visit for people from all around the world. There are a few significant buildings off of the main street that are also included to show the range of creativity of Japanese and international architects. Many buildings you will be visiting were built after 2003, and are the definition of contemporaryarchitecture.
At the end of the tour you will have a good appreciation for contemporary Japanese architecture. You will see 8-10 contemporary buildings, most being designed by Japan's premier architects.