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Shibamata: Beautiful Gardens and Good-Old-Days Downtown

Off the Beaten Path
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Shibamata is a small and old downtown with a temple and beautiful Japanese gardens, located in the east end of Tokyo. You will find the nostalgic lifestyle of ordinary people in 1960’s. The town is not stylish nor modern, but full of atmosphere of Japanese traditional neighborhood life.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Chiaki K.
Chiaki K.
4.92 / 5
(75 reviews)
09:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel in Tokyo

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

Pick up at your hotel or anyplace you’d like.

10:00 AM

Shibamata

Walk along the street to Shibamata Taishaku-ten temple from the nearest station and see the local sweets and food shops. You can reach the temple in 10 min. The whole area shows the atmosphere of traditional busy downtown in 1960’s.

10:20 AM

Taishaku-ten Temple

Taishaku-ten is a temple known for its beautiful Japanese garden and engraved Buddha stories on the outer walls of Taishaku-do inner shrine. The admission is 400 yen per person. You can go-around the garden by walking through the outside corridor with roof.

11:30 AM

Yamamoto-tei

Yamamoto-tei, a traditional Japanese-style architecture built in 1920s. It was once used as the residence of the wealthy president of a company. You can see the inside of the house and the beautiful garden through “engawa” (a narrow wooden deck along the edge of a house facing the garden). Admission 100 yen. You can also have tea and sweets in the Japanese style tatami tea room.

12:00 PM

Lunch

We can have lunch at a restaurant nearby as you like. There are noodle, tempura rice-bowl restaurants, etc.

01:00 PM

End tour at your hotel or anyplace you’d like

You can visit Tokyo Skytree or Asakusa in less than 30 min. I will take you there if you’d like.

Ending Point

At your hotel or anyplace

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What‘s included

Guide fee, hotel pick-up, guide’s transportation fee

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What‘s not included

Your transportation fee (about 1,500 yen per person), lunch (about 1,500 yen per person) and admission fee for you and guide

Tour Important Information

This is a flexible tour you can change places to visit upon your wish. I will make an itinerary customized for you, so you can fully enjoy the city with your limited time.

This is a private tour, you can change the route according to your interest, condition or the weather during the tour.

In this tour, we will take public transportation and walk a lot so please wear comfortable shoes. If your group has someone who prefers not to walk a lot, please let me know.

And if you have someone with allergies or dietary restrictions, please let me know in advance.

Important message from the guide

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If you stay in the central area of Tokyo or Chiba, I will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel or anyplace you like.

We will take public transportation and walk a lot so please wear comfortable shoes.

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Tokyo Tour Reviews

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Katrina B.

5 / 5
Apr 13, 2024

Tokyo Six Hour Tour Customized for You

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6 hours

Amazing day out with Beautiful Chiaki

Our family of 5 (including 3 teenage boys) were met at our apartment by Chiaki. She was very welcoming warm and friendly. We spoke about our plan for the day and saw some wonderful sights. Being a busy Saturday we all had a wonderful time and Chiaki was sure that we stuck together. After finishing off our afternoon eating delicious street food under the cherry blossoms, we made our way back to our station and said goodbye. Thank you Chiaki for a thoughtful and fun introduction to the sights of Tokyo. 10 out of 10 :)

Katrina B.

Dear Katrina, thank you for your terrific review! I really enjoyed myself guiding you and your beautiful family around. You reminded me about the days I was traveling with my children. I hope you are having wonderful and relaxing time in Japan. Cherry blossoms are starting to scatter now. I’m glad that you could get the last minutes view! Please say hello to Scott, Harvey, Campbell and Douggl! Arigato Gozaimasu!

Alan N.

Alan N.

5 / 5
Apr 7, 2024

Tokyo Six Hour Tour Customized for You

Tokyo
3 days

Delightful first class travel experience.

From our pre planning messages, to our meetings and escorting through crowded streets and subways, Chiaki was interesting, informative and very attuned to our needs. There is no way we could have seen so much or be able to enjoy so many unique and authentic Japanese experiences without Chiaki's guidance. Her recommendations were spot on. We leave with some amazing memories. Thank you.

Alan N.

Dear Alan and Sharryn, thank you for your terrific review! I really enjoyed guiding you around, talking about a variety of topics with you from which I learned a lot. You must be on board by now. I hope you will enjoy the cruise and safely go back home to your beautiful house by the sea. Thank you for the once in a lifetime occasion and I’m looking forward to your next visit (don’t forget to take the coins with you)!

Great start in Tokyo with Chiaki,

On our first day in Tokio we booked the evening walking tour of Shinjuku downtown and spent a great evening with Chiaki. Chiaki is a very friendly and attentive tour guide who responded to our wishes one hundred percent. Even short-term changes were no problem for her. It was a pleasure to talk to Chiaki. Thank you very much Chiaki for the wonderful evening, we will come back to Japan.

Karin D.

Dear Karin, thank you for your fantastic review! I’m glad to know that you enjoyed my tour and your stay in Tokyo. It was a pleasure for me to talk to you and Lennart, too. He is charming with strong thirst for knowledge. Yes, please come to visit Japan again. I always welcome you and your family in the future. Thank you again and take care!

$97/ per group

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