Tour list(as of September 12. 2011)
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One of the best ways to visit important works of architecture in Tokyo is by using public transportation and walking. During the upcoming UIA2011TOKYO Conference, the Japan Organizing Board (JOB) is planning to offer an City Walking as an optional activity. A list of proposed walks may be found below (click on a name of the walk that interests you for more information).
Prior reservations for the City Walking will not be accepted. If you wish to participate in a walk, please arrive at the designated assembly point at least 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the walk. Each participant will be responsible for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred during the walk. No group insurance is provided by the City Walking -- participants are encouraged to arrange for their own travel accident and liability insurance in their home country prior to arriving in Japan.
Please note that itineraries for each walk organized under the City Walking are subject to change. For the latest information, please contact the City Walking desk at Tokyo International Forum during the congress.
■Tokyo "Shibuya Discovery Trekking
"Shibuya Discovery Trekking" takes you to Omotesando Avenue with contemporary arichitecture, Takeshita-dori, Meiji-jingu shrine with wooded approachway. And after walk through Yoyogi Park, lunch at Center-gai, and then finally Daikanyama area visit.
■Strolling in Kanda
-appreciating varried Japanese culture of Edo, Tokyo andpresent in 4 hours walk.
"Strolling in Kanada" leads you to Akihabara, the world famous electronics town, 3 buildings for defferent religions, Jinbocho Bookstore District.
■Exploring the Tokyo International Forum
The Tokyo International Forum is the main venue of the UIA2011 TOKYO.
At this occasion, participants can explore the Tokyo International Forum, including the places where they can not get in easily.
■Around the EDO culture walking tour
Let's slip back in time to the
Edo period where you can
learn the modern model of
■Chuo Ward, Tokyo Trekking
This exciting trekking itinerary contrasts
the glamorous façade of Ginza’s fashion
district with the oldbridges and back alleys
that are the soul of the Chuo Ward, and
includes an insider’s look of the world
famous fish marketatTsukiji.
■DiverCity / Tokyo
"Dive into the diverse viewpoints of Tokyo"
This tour gives you the opportunity
to experience the city's public spaces,
architecture and urban design up
close by bicycles, boat and walk.
■Tokyo City Tour
–Tokyo Metropolitan Government’s special offer for UIA2011 overseas guests-
The free tour takes you to the most popular sightseeing areas in Tokyo; Asakusa, Sumida river, Hama-rikyu Garden.