Trace the path of Japanese traditional - Walking in the old town Yanesen with a local culture buff

Shopping, Local History Explorations
4 hours
Trace the path of Japanese traditional - Walking in the old town Yanesen with a local culture buff
Shopping, Local History Explorations
9000 JPY
Local Culture
Walking tour to feel the sense of traditional Japanese culture at old school town, Yanesen. Visit stores and learn cultures even the locals are unaware of. Yanesen area is one of the few towns where you can experience the good ol’ neighborhood feel. If you’re interested in Japanese culture and history, this 3 hours walking tour is filled with things you’ll love.

Even the Japanese are unaware?! Discover secrets of Japanese cemetery

After meeting up with the tour guide at the Nippori station, we will go through the Yanaka Cemetery. There, the guide will explain in detail about the Japanese cemetery. In addition, if sunny, you can see Tokyo Skytree from Yanaka Cemetery’s stairs.

Don’t think, Feel the Zen Spirits at Tennoji Temple

After the walk through Yanaka Cemetery, you will be welcomed by the beautiful Japanese garden of Tenouji. You will for sure forget that you are still in Tokyo due to its quietness and its breathtaking view. If you’re interested, the guide will explain the spirit of Zen, the manner of Japanese temples.

Little Tired of walking? Let's go to nice an old-fashioned café

You might be little tired after walking 1 hour. Next, we willdrop off theold-fashionedcafe with the historical atmosphere to take some rest.While resting up, it is probably good time to get to know your guide! The café serves finest drinks and sweets as well!

Need pictures for social media? We got you covered!

About 5 minutes of walk from the neighborhood, you should see the enormous cedar tree. You may have seen the said tree in a guide book. The tree has been standing in the middle of the street for 40 years appreciated by the locals as a symbol of protection. Get your camera out and shoot some photos for social media!

Touch the culture of Japanese Shrine at Nezu Shrine, the most famous shrine in Tokyo

Learn about Japanese Shrines at Nezu Shrine where you get to say hi to countless turtles living in the pond. The guide will explain what Shrines mean to the Japanese and how they visit shrines. The shrine is also famous for few hundreds of Torii (gate of shrines) and there is no way to not walk through them!

Stop by the unique shops in Japan and find local items available only here!

We will stop by various unique and traditional shops present in good old neighborhood in Japan. If you find a shop of your taste, feel free to stop and look around! There are many unique goods such as cosmetics made from sake and desserts shaped as cats’ tails!

Key Details

Duration(hours) 3.5 hours(approx.)
Tour Guide Language English

Meeting Place

JR Nippori station North Exit


Good to Know

■Included Professional Guide (Available in the following languages: English, French, Dutch, Chinese)
■Not Included Food&Drinks
Hotel pick up and drop off
■Minimum participants 2
■Overview Tour Operation:Daily
(Except JAN 1st- JAN 3rd)
Departs:JR Nippori station (North Exit)
Customer Service:Tour assistant.
■Remarks ・Itinerary order is subject to change depending on traffic, weather and operation.
・The time and order of itinerary may change due to weather and traffic condition on the day.
・If any place is closed, we will try to attend alternative place.
・We will customized the tour plan to best fit our customer's desires.
・Please comply with the tour guide when you want to take some photos around Yanaka-Ginza- Shoutengai because some shops prohibit you from doing it. ・Tour duration can be extended at a rate of 1,000 yen per person, per half hour, payable in cash.
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・Between 7 days and 2 days before the tour: 80% of the price refund
・1 day before the date of the tour: 50% of the price refund
・Within 24 hours of the departure time of the tour, after departure: no refund
*Time in JST
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4 hours tour with guide, english language

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