This exhilarating tour is an informative one that is perfect for adults and children of all age groups. Explore the world of magic and mystery created artfully by Studio Ghibli as you embark on this tour commencing from your starting point at Shinjuku Keio Plaza Hotel. Your tour will first take you to the iconic Hotel Gajoen Tokyo which boasts of an architecture style that served as an inspiration for one of the famed Ghibli films. Enjoy a delectable lunch at this hotel and then proceed towards Studio Ghibli Museum where you will be left to explore the museum at your own pace with a time of two to two and a half hours at hand. On the way to the museum your expert guide will brief you about the special features of the museum and the history of Studio Ghibli and its co-founder – Hayao Miyazaki, the mind behind some of the best animated movies of this century. Once you arrive, you will be transported to a world from the animated films as the museum showcased buildings and structures from the movies themselves.
Watch the various exhibits that describe the animation process in detail, let your child run free in the play area or watch a short film by anime director Hayao Miyazaki. After exploring the museum to the fullest, the tour will then head on to the Edo-Tokyo Open air Architecture Museum which is a seven-hectre museum featuring stunning exhibits, reconstructed buildings etc., from different time periods in Japan. The museum also features a beautiful outdoor garden area where you can relax and enjoy the colorful hues of the trees of Tokyo. Here you can also enter and explore some of the buildings and admire the different styles and purposes and how they evolved over time. After a tour of the museum, the tour will then head back to drop you off at the Shinjuku Area.