Rich in history and culture, Asakusa remains one of the crowd’s favorite and in this remarkable three-hour tour, you will find yourself stepping back in time with the colorful and informative stories you’ll hear from our guide and walk in the past that is uniquely Asakusa. Easily explored on foot and family friendly, you will have a great time mingling with fellow tourists while seeing things from a local’s perspective. Discover hidden spots and see all sites that are easy and pleasing to the eyes, with Asakusa’s beautiful and attractive temples, a lively high fashion district, and feel the vibe that only Asakusa can give you. Learn more about the stories behind each place, manners, and have a taste of the city’s culture that is alive and breathing. It’s the tour perfect for people who want to see Japan in a different angle, with its history and modern culture.
Highlights of the Tour:
- Explore the streets of Nakamise Street and learn about sacred pilgrims
- Enjoy a delicious Japanese lunch, with a fresh option of sashimi from Tsukiji Market
- Have a taste of Japanese’s heavenly and famous melon bread
- Talk and interact with the locals and learn about their rich culture and history
- End the tour with a green tea ceremony and have a taste of its genuine flavor exported from Kyoto
What is Included in the Price:
- One refreshment
- Five food stops, dessert included
- You will have time shopping
Minimum of 2 people. Great for families and friends.
If you are a single traveler, please contact us.
Easily explored on foot, Asakusa is the center of Tokyo’s low cities. With its famous Sensoji, a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century, Asakusa is placed rich in culture and history. In here, you will find Nakamise street, which strings a line of local stores for snacks and souvenirs. Asakusa used to be Tokyo’s leading entertainment district where kabuki theaters were around and was a large red light district. However, most parts of Asakusa were destroyed during the Second World War. Asakusa is home to numerous temples and shrines, with shopping districts and other attractions such as parks, public baths, and museum. It’s the kind of place that will make you feel like you’ve been part of it from the start.
Meeting Location and Meeting Time:
2 Chome-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taitō-ku. Meeting point is at Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center.
Meeting time is at 10:45 a.m. The event starts at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m.
Warnings and Special Notes from the Organizer:
The food tour strictly starts on time. The tour will start regardless of the guests arrived during departure time (or later than that) and no refund shall be given. This is to fully make use of time and to guarantee that in every food stop, not only the guests will enjoy but our restaurant partners as well.