Thursday, November 20, 2014

#Sightseeing ♪ Try the New Way of Tokyo Sightseeing with Grutto Pass 2014





#Sightseeing ♪ Try the New Way of Tokyo Sightseeing with Grutto Pass 2014


New way of Tokyo Sightseeing 
with Grutto Pass 2014

Tokyo Museum - Grutto Pass 2014

Today, we will introduce you the way to use Grutto Pass to visit museums in Tokyo. 
※"Grutto Pass 2014" that can enjoy 78 facilities, is available at counters of each facility.



What is Grutto Pass 2014?
Grutto Pass 2014 is a ticket booklet which provides one-time admission or discount to the 78
facilities in Tokyo.

How to use?
-Grutto Pass 2014 allows you one-time admission to each facility and is valid for 2 months from first use.

Valid Period:
Until March 31, 2015. 
Please have an expiration date stamped on your Grutto Pass when you first use it.

Price:
2000 yen (Adult rate only)

Where to get Grutto Pass 2014?
Grutto Pass 2014 is available at all 78 Grutto Pass facilities / Tokyo Tourist Information Center (1st 
floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building) / LIBRO Ikebukuro, LIBRO Shiodome SIO-SITE, 
LIBRO Chofu / PARCO Book Center Shibuya, PARCO Book Center Kichijoji / Ueno Park Information/
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center/TIC TOKYO (Nihonbashi Exit of Tokyo Station),etc.

Notice:
-Passes are non-refundable. (No exchanges, extension of validity under any circumstances, including 
natural disasters.)
-Not valid if the front cover or tickets are detached from booklet or doctored.
-Not valid without a legible expiration date. Passes are non-transferable.
-Please contact each facility for details of discounts and exhibitions.
-Not valid with any other discount tickets.
-Please check each discount rate when children and seniors (65 years & older) visit facilities.


For the list of 78 facilities (English) :



▲ Grutto Pass 2014

A collection of coupons of 78 museums in Tokyo.
Coupons to find the new way of Tokyo sightseeing, and Tokyo fascination.

Just have fun at museums in Tokyo using Grutto Pass 2014!



▲ Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation)

Located in Odaiba, Tokyo.
A place to directly feel and get touched to the latest scientific and technological strength of Japan.
If you plan to bring your kids with you, this is a good choice to visit then!
Use Grutto Pass 2014 to enjoy the feel of "free admission."





▲ Purchase Grutto Pass 2014

"Grutto Pass 2014" is available to purchase at counters of all 78 facilities. 
Get your pass stamped, then enjoy the free admission to Miraikan.




"Grutto Pass 2014," a collection of coupons that can enjoy 78 facilities
(Just 2000yen, then you can freely enjoy visiting museums  in Tokyo)
- Ueno  Zoo (600yen, 5 mins walk from JR Ueno Station)
- Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation) (620yen, Yurikamome Tokyo Teleport Station)
- Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum Permanent Exhibition (600yen, 3 mins walk from JR Sobu-Line Ryogoku Station)
Total cost is supposed to be 1820yen.

In addition,

-Mori Art Museum (300yen discounted coupon, directly connected to Hibiya Line Roppongi  Station)
- The National Art Center, Tokyo (100yen discounted coupon, 5 minutes from Hibiya Line Roppongi Station)

For list of 78 facilities:



▲ Geo · Cosmos

1/200 million big of the actual size of the earth! 

So in calculation,
Orbits of artificial satellites is 18 m from Geo Cosmos. 
The distance between the earth and the moon is 190m from Geo Cosmos.

How mysterious and incredible is science. 


▲ Geo · Cosmos

How beautiful is the earth while looking from the universe.



▲ Robot
It is too real that makes you feel terrible.
Performance is available twice a day:  11:30 and 14:30
Direct operations starts at 15:00 on weekdays.


▲ Look like a real human beings. 
Can you imagine
 humans and robots will get married in the near future?


▲ Experience doing operation as a robot


▲ It is pretty a place good for kids to experience and learn.



▲ Detecting Submarines

Available to dive 6,500m deep in the sea. 


▲ You can also watch the show of  Robot "ASIMO" of Honda.

 
▲ Robot ASIMO was invented in 2000. Since then, it has been displayed and participating in demonstration in Miraikan.
Robot ASIMO can intimate detailed movements of human.
We can imagine the day that robot has gradually become the necessity of human in our daily life. 
  

▲ Restaurant Menu in Miraikan


▲ Of course don't forget to buy some souvenirs back home!
Items in Miraikan won't let you feel disappointed definitely! 



▲ Here is Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum

Just 3 mins walk from JR Sobu line Ryogoku Stations 



▲ General Admission  600 yen (Permanent Exhibition)  

Of course! It is free admission if you have Grutto Pass 2014. 
※Permanent exhibition will be closed from Dec. 1st to March 27th, 2015. 



▲ Just show your Grutto Pass 2014 here!


▲ Just tear off the ticket of the Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum!
That's it!



▲Volunteer Guided Tour
It is free of charge!
Available between 10:00-15:00.



▲ It is Nihonbashi inside the museum. On the left side of the bridge is the popular Kabuki theater.



▲ Reproduce of the Meiji Period of Japan (Around 1870)



Reproduce the model of boundary of Nihonbashi in the early Edo Period


Fashion shops in Edo Period. 
It was then becoming Mitsukoshi Department Store. 


▲ Inside the shop, all are made one by one in high-quality. 


Ryogoku in Edo Period
Yakata-bune (Japanese old-fashioned Houseboats) are coming out for the fireworks.



▲ Take as many as memory shots you want.


The first building in Japan, where elevator was built. 


Model to show the scene of Kabuki






▲ Compare the house in the past

On the left is home of a general family.
On the right is the home of a low income family.


▲ What a novel idea to present display in a transparent glass floor.


Reproduce a town in the 19 century with both Western and Japanese architectures.

▲ Ginza 4-chome

Ginza Mitsukoshi Department Store at Ginza 4-chome in the past.

Western elements were used in the architecture in the early modern Japan.

Rickshaw found in the Meiji Period in Ginza was then passed to the China and other Southeast Asian region.

Wow!! What a different world from now!



▲Souvenir Shop


▲ How interesting are the souvenir here!!!




New way of Tokyo Sightseeing 
with Grutto Pass 2014


What is Grutto Pass 2014?
Grutto Pass 2014 is a ticket booklet which provides one-time admission or discount to the 78
facilities in Tokyo.

How to use?
-Grutto Pass 2014 allows you one-time admission to each facility and is valid for 2 months from first use.

Valid Period:
Until March 31, 2015. 
Please have an expiration date stamped on your Grutto Pass when you first use it.

Price:
2000 yen (Adult rate only)

Where to get Grutto Pass 2014?
Grutto Pass 2014 is available at all 78 Grutto Pass facilities / Tokyo Tourist Information Center (1st 
floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building) / LIBRO Ikebukuro, LIBRO Shiodome SIO-SITE, 
LIBRO Chofu / PARCO Book Center Shibuya, PARCO Book Center Kichijoji / Ueno Park Information/
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center/TIC TOKYO (Nihonbashi Exit of Tokyo Station),etc.

Notice:
-Passes are non-refundable. (No exchanges, extension of validity under any circumstances, including 
natural disasters.)
-Not valid if the front cover or tickets are detached from booklet or doctored.
-Not valid without a legible expiration date. Passes are non-transferable.
-Please contact each facility for details of discounts and exhibitions.
-Not valid with any other discount tickets.
-Please check each discount rate when children and seniors (65 years & older) visit facilities.


For the list of 78 facilities (English) :