Calling all design enthusiasts!

Japan Design Tour

Architecture | Art | Design

26 September – 6 October 2019
Tokyo – Kyoto – Kanazawa

Design expression is seamlessly interwoven into the Japanese psyche. Whether it be architecture, fashion, gardens or art, Japan has the justifiable reputation of being a global design epicentre and a must-visit destination for design enthusiasts. The Japan Design Tour will visit some contemporary museums and galleries, classical traditional buildings, ancient temples and shrines, wonderful Japanese gardens and promises to be an unforgettable experience in Japanese Design, Architecture, Art and Culture.

This exciting Japan Tour will spend 5 nights in the bustling metropolis of Tokyo, 3 nights in the ancient city of Kyoto and 2 nights in the former Samurai town of Kanazawa.

Highlights of the Japan Design Tour

  • National Museum of Art designed by Le Corbusier
  • Jiyu Gakuen School by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Sumida Hokusai Museum designed by SANAA
  • 21-21 Design Sight Gallery by Tadao Ando
  • Omiya Bondai Museum
  • Ryoanji Zen rock garden
  • Kinkaku-ji Temple
  • Nijo Castle
  • Kawai Kanjiro House
  • Forever Museum of Contemporary Art
  • DT Suzuki Museum designed by Yoshio Taniguchi
  • 21st Century Contemporary Art Museum designed by SANAA
  • Nomura Samurai House
  • Kenrokuen Garden



  •  Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • 7 day Ordinary JR Rail Pass
  • Ground transportation costs
  • Venue entries
  • Personalised expert tour leadership and escort


  • Airfares
  • Airport transfers
  • Meals
  • Some minor bus, taxi and train fares

Contact us today for more information or to book now!