Art of UenoPrivate Tour

Visit some sumptuous galleries set within Japan’s oldest public park
This experience is on request only. Please contact us for pricing.

Things to know


5 hrs


Art, Museums and Galleries

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

What's included:

· A friendly and knowledgeable guide to help you get the best from your tour., · Plenty of browsing time.

What's not included:

· Cost of hotel pick-up and drop-off., · Food and drink.
Meeting points: Outside of Kuroda Memorial Hall

What makes this tour special

Tokyo has a thriving cultural scene and nowhere is this better shown than around the city’s museum district. Going around it with your private guide, you will gain a greater appreciation for Japanese culture in its own hallowed halls placed within the historic Ueno Park. 

Japan’s National Treasures

Going around the galleries of the Tokyo National Museum, you will collide with Japanese history. Holding around 110,000 pieces – many of which date back thousands of years, you will have ample time to see its finest. Spread across six different buildings, your guide can take you to each in turn in a trip geared around your tastes. The main structure, called the Honkan dates back to before the Second World War and holds artifcts from throughout Japan’s past from all its regions. Alternatively, you can choose to focus on the Toyokan – which showcases art from across Asia – or the religious art in the Heiseikan. 

Tokyo’s Own Gallery

Taking you to the distinctive red-brick Tokyo Metropolitan Art Gallery, your guide will show you the works placed in (and outside) the building. Known especially for its temporary art exhibitions, it also has “Citizen’s Art Galleries”.  These provide a space for local artists who are often unknown in the West. 

The Wonders of Gaikokujin

The impact of European travellers on Japan, and their ideas, has had an enormous impact on Japanese history and culture. This gallery displays that fascination in all of its levels of concentrated distance. Designed by the modernist architect Le Corbuiser, it houses works by a number of important artists such as Rubens ad Pollock. Your guide will also show the sculptures outside the Gallery, in particular Rodin’s Gates of Hell

What you'll see

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
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QWhat is your cancellation policy?
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