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2 Days, 1 Night - Trace the Footsteps of the Samurai in the Late Edo Period

Yokohama, Kawasaki 8h15m

From Edo castle, the residence of Tokugawa that has become the Imperial Palace since the Meiji period; the residence of Japan's first Prime Minister Hirobumi Ito, who worked for the establishment of a constitutional government; to the site of the Perry Expedition that brought Japan out of isolation and Kurihama. This plan will cover places related to the patriots of the late Edo era.

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Kokyogaien National Park

All the year around many tourists start their Tokyo tour from this place, a gateway of Tokyo. This is a Edo Castle special historic site so you can find great historic landmarks. The nature in and around the park is well preserved so that you can also enjoy the seasonal scenery.

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Kan'ei-ji

For the purpose of protecting the northeastern gate “Kimon”* of the Edo Castle and praying for the peace of people,on the Ueno highland, this temple was built by the high priest Jigendaish Tenkai. The Kan’ei-ji Temple is the general headquarter of the Tendai-shu.

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Kappo・Tanakaya

Reservation Required:The predecessor of the Tanaka family is depicted in Utagawa Hiroshige's ukiyo-e. Tanakaya has been loved by many celebrities including Hirofumi Ito, Soseki Natsume, and statesman of the Meiji period, Soseki Natsume. Being introduced by Katsu Kaishu, Ryoma Sakamoto's wife, Oryo, worked here.

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Former Kanazawa Residence of Hirobumi Ito

Hirobumi Ito’s Former Residence, located in Nojima park, is a wooden house with a thatched roof. The pure Japanese style of architecture here provides a calming atmosphere. In this residence, there are places where you can enjoy a view of Hakkeijima and the sea. You can also relax while drinking matcha green tea in the room.

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