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Discover Tokyo's Cultural Heart: Asakusa and Ueno's Timeless Charms

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Discover Tokyo's rich history at Asakusa, blending ancient traditions with modern life. Visit Senso-ji Temple, Nakamise Shopping Street, and uncover hidden delights in covered alleys and food stalls, immersing in the vibrant essence of Tokyo's cultural heart.

Then, transition to Ueno Park, once a large temple complex from the Edo period, and visit remaining temples from a bygone era.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Marie G.
Marie G.
5.00 / 5
(1 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Asakusa Culture and Tourists Information Center

- Start your visit with a beautiful view of Senso-ji and the surroundings from the 8th Floor Observation deck.

09:20 AM

Kaminarimon gate and Nakamise Shopping Street

Visit the iconic Kaminarimon Gate and explore Nakamise Shopping Street, a vibrant marketplace offering traditional crafts and delights.

10:00 AM

Senso-ji Temple, and Asakusa Shrine

Discover the serene Senso-ji Temple, and admire the historic Asakusa Shrine.

Draw a Mikuji stick to receive good fortune... or perhaps a different outcome!

11:00 AM

Senso-ji sourroundings

Wander through the vibrant surroundings of Senso-ji and explore covered shopping streets, vintage and traditional shops, and theaters while sampling the tempting flavors of Japanese street food along the way.

12:00 PM

Azuma bridge

To end our visit together, capture a picturesque view of Tokyo's iconic Sky Tree and the distinctive Asahi Building against the backdrop of Azuma Bridge.

12:30 PM

Lunch break in Ueno

Savor the delightful flavors of an authentic soba dish or any Japanese food you would like to taste!

01:40 PM

Ueno Park's entrance

Ueno Park's entrance near Ueno Station's Park Exit features the remains of an Edo period gate and a statue of Saigō Takamori, the last samurai.

02:00 PM

Kiyomizu Kannon-dō Temple

Step back in time at Tokyo's Kiyomizu Kannon-do, a replica of Kyoto's iconic temple with a vibrant red facade.

02:20 PM

Hanazono Inari shrine

Pray for prosperity and good fortune at Tokyo's Hanazono Inari Shrine, known for its vibrant red torii gates lining the path.

02:40 PM

Benten-dō Temple

Explore the serenity of Benten-dō Temple on a small island in Ueno Park, dedicated to the goddess Benten.

03:20 PM

Ueno Daibutsu

Admire the preserved face of the Ueno Buddha statue, a fascinating historical artifact in Ueno Park

03:30 PM

Ueno Toshogu Shrine

Visit this magnificent golden leaf shrine dedicated to the illustrious Tokugawa family, shoguns of the Edo era.

04:00 PM

Ueno Station

Ending Point

Ueno Station

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What‘s included

- Guide fee

- Guide transportation fee

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What‘s not included

- Entrance fee for Toshogu shrine :

. adult: 500 JPY

. 6~12 years old: 200 JPY

. under 6years old: free

You can see the shrine for free, but the entrance fee allows you to enter the building's premises to admire it up close.

- Guide and group members lunch (~ 1500 JPY/ pers)

- Public transport (~ 300 JPY/ pers)

- refreshments/ snacks

Tour Important Information

This will include walking around various tourists sites so please wear comfortable shoes.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

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Farouq O.

5 / 5
May 16, 2024

Asakusa tour

Tokyo
2 hours 30 min

Customized

An excellent guide!

Thank you Marie for accompanying me for my tour of the Asakusa area! You are an excellent guide, you know your stuff and you have a pleasant personality. Hope our paths cross again!

Farouq O.

Dear Farouq, Thank you very much for your kind message. I had a very good time showing you around and am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the visit. Please feel free to contact me again if you return to Japan !

$223/ per group

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