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An Introduction to Tokyo Localized: Free Walking Tours in Tokyo

Updated: Jan 22, 2019

Founded in June 2017 - is not a travel service showing visitors the heavily traversed tourist areas of this great city, instead we are a travel company showing the real Tokyo from a local perspective!

The 'Free walking tour' is all around the world, it is a great way to start a trip to a new place, sadly many of these tours take visitors around all the usual places and tell all the usual stories -  Tokyo Localized stands out from other walking tours because we are not just a tour guide, we are storytellers - we tell the story of Tokyo.

'Once you get into the tour, you will enjoy as if you are watching the movie, or listening to the orchestra. The story about Tokyo. We make the place alive.'

Tokyo has evolved into a modern, vibrant city where its recent history is evident all around, here both traditional and modern stand side by side. Natural disasters like fire and earthquake have led to the rebuilding of this city many times and when World War II destroyed the entire city, Tokyo had to start again. The miracle economic growth after the World War II transformed Tokyo Into one of the best cities in the world; Tokyo is still developing today as the economic and political center of Japan.

Our walking tours will pull out highlights from the 1,000 year history of Tokyo and Japan, presenting it to you as a story that will allow you to appreciate how this great city came to be. During the tour, you will hear the story about Tokyo & Edo (the old name of Tokyo) and find out more about the culture, religion, food, and history of Japan - these 5 elements will give you a great start to your journey through Japan.

There is a lot of information on the internet and the guide books about Japan and Tokyo and while they do serve to educate and inform, you can never really experience the history & culture of Japan without learning from a local.

All our tour guides live and work in Tokyo and they look forward to welcoming you on our Free Walking Tour of Tokyo.


Tokyo Localized provides visitors and travellers to Tokyo with a unique perspective of this great city, what makes us unique is that our tour guides live and work in Tokyo, have a passion for this city and love meeting and welcoming new faces. Find out more about our Unique Day and Night Tours of Tokyo - we can't wait to meet you!




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