Exploring Architecture: Central Tokyo

An up-close-and-personal exploration of Tokyo’s most interesting structures.

What will I learn in this class?
This walking tour traces the main events that have formed areas of Tokyo, links cultural phenomena and historical affairs with form and reveals how buildings and urban sites carry meaning.

This walk spanning about 6 kilometers and 415 years leads attendees from Nihonbashi, where the city began, to Shiodome, where the Tokyo Bay islands are visible.

Participants will visit approximately 20 significant destinations also in Marunouchi, Yurakucho and Ginza.

This tour includes a short break at a local café.

Who teaches this class?
Erez Golani Solomon is a lecturer in architectural design and theory at Waseda University and Keio University. Golani Solomon practices architecture as partner at the Tokyo-based firm Front-Office.


  • Oct 19
  • 9:30am–1:30pm
  • Meeting point: Mitsukoshimae Station, Exit B6 (tour disbands at Shiodome Station)
  • ¥8,250
  • Cancellation deadline: Oct 11
  • An enrichment program registration fee of ¥3,500 is applied to non-Connections members. The fee is waived for Connections members.


  • By registering, Members accept the inherent risks in activities where social distancing requirements cannot be followed, and they agree not to hold the Club liable in the case of injury, illness or contraction of COVID-19 during these activities.