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Kagurazaka, a hidden gem town walking

Off the Beaten Path

Michiko M.

4.78(69) reviews
Tokyo
English
5 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 6 people

This is a half-day tour exploring of the Tokyo's oldest and most beautiful feudal lord gardens, Koishikawa-Korakuen and the neighbouring town. Kagurazaka is sometimes called "Tokyo's small Kyoto" or "Paris in Tokyo". It is a very attractive town, which combines both an old and international atmosphere. You may have a chance to hear traditional songs accompanied by a shamisen, a traditional Japanese instrument when you stroll the back allies. There are more than 100 restaurants and bars.

Meeting Point

At your hotel or Iidabashi station

Koishikawa-Korakuen

Bisyamonten( Zenkokuji-temple) in Kagurazaka

Akagi Shrine in Kagurazaka

a resutrant or izakaya which you choose

Ending Point

a resutrant or bar

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick-up, admission fee for Koishikawa-Korakuen for a guide.

What‘s not included

admission fee for Koishikawa-Korakuen 300 yen per person, lunch or dinner.( you can choose whether you have a meal with a guide or not.)

Important Information

I will book the most suitable restaurant for you, based on your requests. There are two plans.

!. Starts at 9:00 am. visiting Koishikawa-Korakuen and finishes at a restaurant for lunch.

2. Starts at 3:30 pm.visiting Koishikawa-korakuen and finishes at an Izakaya, Japanese casual bar.

Let's enjoy the traditional garden and delicious lunch or yummy snacks with sake or wine!

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 8 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 3 to 7 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 2 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

About how much for lunch or dinner

There are wide range of meal costs.

Lunch : from1000yen to 5000yen.

Izakaya,drinking place: from 2000yen

Reviews

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Swee ping K.

Nov 27, 2022

Nice place to visit

Thanks to the tour guide and a lovely trip!

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Oliver H.

Nov 1, 2022

BEST TRIP EVER!

BEST TRIP EVER!

Michiko M.

Thank you for sending me such a great review. I still remember Annie's big smile when we found the Chanel bag she was looking for in Harajuku. Please say hello to her.

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Oliver H.

Nov 1, 2022

BEST TRIP EVER!

BEST TRIP EVER!

Michiko M.

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review for me. The photo we took under the dragon carvings always reminds me of the happy time we were in Asakusa

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Oliver H.

Nov 1, 2022

BEST TRIP EVER!

BEST TRIP EVER! Amazing guide! Super friendly and great communication skills. Helped us throughout our entire Japan trip. Highly recommend to anyone. Thank you again!

Michiko M.

Thank you, Oliver and Annie. I was happy to share the time with you when we saw the Autumn color leaves in Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji.

$166/ per group

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