Tokyo Asakusa Half Day Walking Tour with Local Guide
- Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Taito-ku, Tokyo
- Product code: EN-TKO-1074-10744
A local guide will tell you everything, in detail, that you never learn from ordinary sightseeing. You will start with the history of Tokyo's Sensoji Temple; you will learn how to pray at the temple. We will take a walk through the downtown area full of highlights such as "Kaminarimon" which is a symbol of Asakusa, "Nakamise Street" where all 89 shops are lined up, and "Sensoji" which has a history of more than 1000 years.
The course of the tour can be adjusted according to your requests.
- Enjoy walking around town with commentary from local guides.
- According to your request, it is also possible to change the course to a course where you can enjoy more gourmet food and shopping.
- You can efficiently visit the sights around Sensoji Temple.
[09:45] Kaminarimon Gate
The tour starts from the Thunder Gate, the symbol of Sensoji Temple.
[10:15] Nakamise Shopping Street
Visit specialty shops popular among tourists while sampling snacks such as "age-manju" (deep-fried sweet bun), "kibidango" (millet dumplings), "ningyo-yaki" (doll-shaped waffles), matcha tea, and "kaminari okoshi" (sweet rice cracker). Explore craft shops such as Bunsen-do for folding fans and Bunkoya-Ozeki for leather items.
[11:00] Sensoji Temple
Learn how to pray before visiting the temple. Draw a fortune and pray at Sensoji Temple.
[11:30] Explore "Shitamachi"
The oldest Kamiya Bar → Hoppy Street → Asakusa Engei Hall Theater → Marugoto Nippon shopping mall→ Hanayashiki, the oldest amusement park in Japan. Take a walk and embrace the lively atmosphere of good old "Shitamachi" downtown.
*The itinerary above is just an example. You can freely request spots you would like to visit. The guide will set up the itinerary accordingly. Enjoy an original tour to satisfy your curiosity and requests with an expert of Asakusa.
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Time：150 minutes
- Meeting point：Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center [MAP]
2-18-9, Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0034
・Tobu Isesaki Line (Tobu Skytree Line) A 5-minute walk from Asakusa Station
・Tokyo Metro Ginza Line A 1-minute walk from Exit 2 of Asakusa Station
・Toei Asakusa Line A 2-minute walk from Exit 4 of Asakusa Station
・Tsukuba Express Line A 10-minute walk from Exit 1 of Asakusa Station
- Language support：Japanese, English
・Food and drink fee
- Free Wi-Fi：×
- Toilet： 〇 (Western-style)
【CANCELLATION POLICY】7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.