Japanese Culture Exchange Program

A complimentary Hospitality Program

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau offers several complimentary programs specially tailored to provide overseas registered participants with various experiences of Tokyo and its vicinity; from nature and culture to other attractions. (The tour courses are subject to change).

Attention: For those who would like to join the day trip tours or cultural experience courses, please make a reservation at the TOKYO CITY INFORMATION DESK will be opened as follows:

[TOKYO CITY INFORMATION DESK located place and opening hours]

May 23 (Thu) 18:00 - 19:30 at B7 (near the Welcome reception room)
May 24 (Fri) 09:00 - 17:00 at B5
May 25 (Sat) 09:00 - 17:00 at B5
May 26 (Sun) 09:00 - 17:00 at B5

*Please note that the tour is on a first-come, first-served basis with one reservation per participant.

Cultural Experience Day Trip Tour Course and Schedule
PM 13:30-17:00 Night 18:00-21:00
May 24th (Fri) Amezaiku Experience
  • ① 10:00-10:45
  • ② 11:00-11:45
  • ③ 13:00-13:45
  • ④ 14:00-14:45

Capacity: 10 participants


“YUKATA” Experience& & Asakusa Walking Tour
Capacity: 30 participants


Tokyo Tower (Main deck) &
Odaiba Area Tokyo Skytree(Tembo Deck)&
TOKYO Solamachi
Capacity: 40 participants


Meiji Shrine &
Capacity: 40 participants

May 25th (Sat) T-D

Tokyo River Cruise &
Hamarikyu Gardens
Capacity: 40 participants


Tokyo City View (Observation Deck) &
Omoide Yokocho (Shinjuku)
Capacity: 30 participants


“teamLab Planets” &
Zojoji Temple
Capacity: 30 participants

May 26th (Sun) Tea Ceremony Experience
  • ① 10:00-11:00
  • ② 11:20-12:20
  • ③ 13:30-14:30
  • ④ 14:50-15:50

Capacity: 15 participants


Kanda Shirine & Senkyakubrai
Capacity: 40 persons


Tokyo City View (Observation Deck) &
Omoide Yokocho (Shinjuku)
Capacity: 30 persons

Day Trip Tour Courses

▼ T-A
“YUKATA” Experience& & Asakusa Walking Tour

Wearing traditional YUKATA, participants will experience traditional Japanese culture and enjoy the downtown atmosphere of the elegant streets of Asakusa.

▼ T-B
Meiji Shrine & Shibuya SKY

Meiji Jingu Shrine has a dense forest-like precinct in the middle of Tokyo. SHIBUYA SKY, on the other hand, is an open-air observatory 229 meters high, offering spectacular views of Tokyo.

▼ T-C
TOKYO Tower & Odaiba Area

After relaxing and enjoying the view from the observation deck located 150 meters above the Tokyo Tower, visitors will walk over the Rainbow Bridge to explore the Odaiba area.

▼ T-D
TOKYO River Cruise & Hamarikyu Gardens

Through a cruise on the Sumida River, you will see scenery from downtown Asakusa to other parts of the city. You can discover a world separate from the high rise buildings of the city at the beautiful Hamarikyu Gardens.

▼ T-E
“teamLab Planets” & Zojoji Temple

“teamLab Planets”, located in Toyosu, has various immersive genre-blending galleries and installations. You will also visit one of the famous traditional temples, Zojoji.

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TOKYO CITY VIEW & Omoide Yokocho

After enjoying the view from the Tokyo City View observation deck on the 52nd floor, visitors will visit “Memories Yokocho,” a famous shopping street that has continued since the postwar era, and enjoy the bustling drinking district.

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Kanda Shrine & “Senkyakubanrai”

After visiting Kanda Shrine, which was founded approximately 1,300 years ago in present-day Otemachi, visitors will enjoy food, shopping, and other activities at “Senkaku Banrai,” a recreation of an Edo period townscape.

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After enjoying the view from the Sky Tree, the world's tallest radio tower, visitors will spend a time at Tokyo Solamachi, which houses a planetarium, an aquarium, restaurants, and more than 300 stores.

Cultural Experiences

Venue: Hospitality Lounge, 7F Glass Building

▼ Amezaiku Experience

Amezaiku is the Japanese craft of lollipop-making, which dates back to the 700s when artisans made mouthwatering and artistic lollipops to be presented as gifts.

▼ Tea Ceremony Experience

“Sado", also known as "chanoyu", is the traditional, ritualized preparation and serving of powdered green tea by a host for the enjoyment of his or her appreciative guests.

How to book

Please sign up for the day trip tours or cultural experience courses at the TOKYO CITY INFORMATION DESK located on 5F B Block, Tokyo International Forum (TIF), during the time periods listed below. Bookings are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


[Open Hours]

  • May 24 (FRI)	9:00 – 17:00
  • May 25 (SAT)	9:00 – 17:00
  • May 26 (SAN)	9:00 – 17:00

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