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Tokyo Cultural Discovery Half Day Tour ( Asakusa )

Art, Culture, & Historical
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Visit Asakusa to experience true Japanese traditions, arts and crafts, and take a little piece home with you ! Your half-day adventure entails visiting 1) Sensoji Temple ( the oldest temple in Tokyo ), 2) Nakamise Street ( historic shopping lane dating back to 1716 ), 3) Asakusa Shrine and 4) Kappabashi Kitchen Utensils Street. This is a highly recommended tour to soak in the historical vibe while learning about Japanese history, enjoying traditional cuisine and buying memorable souvenirs.

Tokyo Tour Guide - Samantha L.
Samantha L.
5.00 / 5
(2 reviews)
10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Hotel ( within Tokyo 23 wards ) or Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

10:00 AM

Meeting Point

Pick up from Hotel ( within Tokyo 23 wards ) or meet at Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

10:30 AM

Kaminarimon Gate

Come face to face with the iconic symbol of Asakusa ! Known as Thunder Gate, Kaminarimon Gate is the centrepiece leading to Sensoji Temple flanked by deities.

10:40 AM

Nakamise Street

Wander along around the 250-meter street that comes with a total of 89 stores. Most of these are selling street food, souvenirs, and personalized crafts. Grab a bite and indulge in tantalizing Japanese street snacks.

11:20 AM

Sensoji Temple & Asakusa Shrine

Let your historical senses be awed by Sensoji Temple ! Tokyo's most famous and oldest temple is a stunning sight that is visited by millions all over the world.

Asakusa Shrine is located next to Sensoji Temple. It is one of the only two buildings in the area to survive World War II.

12:30 PM

Kappabashi Kitchen Utensils Street

Browse the shops that help make Japan’s culinary tradition the international status symbol it has become in the last half-decade. Looking at all the food merchandise might just whet your appetite again!

02:00 PM

Tour Ends

You will leave Asakusa and Kappabashi with unforgettable memories, an understanding of Japanese history and unique souvenirs.

Ending Point

Tawaramachi Station ( closest station to Kappabashi )

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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What‘s included

guide fee, hotel pick up ( Tokyo 23 wards )

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What‘s not included

Entrance fee (you & guide)

Transport fee ( you and guide )

Lunch / food / drink (you & guide)

Tour extension = 3500 yen / hour

Tour Important Information

This tour highlights the must-see cultural places in Tokyo.

First, we will enter the entrance of temple via Kaminarimon Gate with its famous red lantern. Then, we move on to Nakamise Shopping Street,the best place in Tokyo to buy souvenirs and enjoy traditional Japanese snacks.

Next, you will be awed by the grandeur and history of Sensoji Temple. Asakusa Shrine is next to it. You will learn about Buddhism and Shinto and how they co-exist in Japan.

For lunch, Asakusa is filled with a variety of traditional Japanese cuisine, such as tempura (deep-fried seafood and vegetables), soba (buckwheat noodles), unagi (charcoal-broiled eel with rice) and many more.

Our last stop will be Kappabashi Kitchen Utensils Street, a beloved spot for professional and amateur chefs. You can scan and buy a treasure trove of kitchenware, plastic food samples and crockery.

We will walk the entire time so please wear comfortable shoes.

This tour can be extended by 1 hour till 3 pm. Tour extension cost = 3500 yen / hour.

It can be customized according to suit your preferences and needs. For example, if you prefer to skip Kappabashi, Tokyo Skytree is another option.

The meet-up time indicates the start of the tour.

Travel insurance is not covered by this tour. Please ensure to buy for yourself.

Some places in Asakusa may not accept credit cards. Please bring sufficient cash.

This tour will not be conducted during instances of extreme weather such as heavy rain, typhoons and snowstorms.

Please advise if you have any religious or health restrictions, allergies, or other specific requests.


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Tokyo Tour Reviews

Feeling at home in Tokyo

We are a small family with 2 kids and we were worried about our first visit to japan. Samantha was very helpful and allowed us to gently settle into the fast paced Tokyo environment quickly. Had a really smooth and wonderful trip, thanks to her.

Addison K.

Hi Addison Thanks for your kind review. It was a great pleasure meeting you and your family. I am glad that the tour of Shibuya, Harajuku and Shinjuku was useful in giving an overview of Tokyo, in addition to providing details of Japanese etiquette and navigating the Tokyo trains. Hope you had an enjoyable ski trip and the kids had a fun time in the snow !

Awesome Tour - Highly Recommend

Samantha did an excellent job showing us Asakusa. Her English was perfect and I would definitely hire her again and recommend her to anyone. Thanks for a great tour!

Suzanna H.

Hi Sue thank you for your kind review. It was a great pleasure meeting you and Marc. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your day with me. Looking forward to an opportunity of seeing and your family in Tokyo again.

$127/ per group

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