Discover the real Tokyo, both historical and modern with a local! You will naturally see the contrast between new and old parts of central Tokyo.
We start the tour at Tawaramachi metro station at 10:30am. In the morning, we will visit Kappabashi and stroll through the Kitchen Street selling kitchen goods and plastic food samples that are very real.
We will then have lunch at a traditional restaurant with more than 100 years’ history.
After lunch, let’s try omikuji fortune at the Sensoji Temple in Asakusa and enjoy the atmosphere of downtown Tokyo as we walk through the Nakamise shopping street.
We will then visit Akihabara Electric Town – a town well known for being the center of otaku culture and shops devoted to anime and manga. We will walk through the narrow back streets of Akihabara with its video game shops, karaokes, maid cafes and anime/figure shops. We finish the tour at Akihabara station around 4:30pm.
This tour will be in a small group of up to 6 and will be led by a local guide who will explain the culture and history of each place we visit.
* Fully guided one-day tour (approx. 6 hours). If you prefer half-day tour, please indicate this in the booking form.
*Customed-tour is also available. Please contact us.
|Tour Type:||Private Tour|
|Price:||Tour fee of ¥36,000/group, all taxes covered.|
|Tour Fee Includes:||Walking tour with an experienced English speaking guide.|
|Tour Fee Not Included:||*Travel expenses and lunch (within ¥1,200, cash needed) are not included in this tour fee.
*You can try some games at a game center (¥100~/play, cash needed).
|Duration:||Approx. 4 hours including transportation|
|Cancellation Policy:||No refunds without exception for no-shows or cancellations within 120 hours of start of tour.|
|Weather:||This tour is not cancelled for weather except in extreme circumstances (e.g., typhoons) in which case we will contact you and refund your payment in full.|
|Physical Activity:||Hard Walking (more than 6km)|
*Please wear comfortable shoes.
|Wi-fi:||Public wi-fi is not available along most of the route of this tour.|
|Photos/Protocols:||Your guide will advise but photography is allowed for most parts of the tour.|
|Directions to Starting Point:||Pick up at your hotel|
|Note:||*Please indicate any food allergies in advance.
*Guide contact will be provided after you register.
How Shinto and Buddhism coexist in daily lives in Japan?
How to worship at a temple and a shrine? What are the differences?
Shrine and Temple, basic difference and their coexistence
Introduction of Japanese history
Characteristics of Edo period: social class (1) -Strict social order and reality of samurai
Characteristics of Edo period (2): National isolation- why Japan closed its national border in 17th century