Avoid the Tokyo's crowds and explore the backstreets of Tokyo's Yanaka neighborhood on a 3.5-hour tour. Marvel at the buildings that survived the Great Kanto Earthquake. Experience a matcha tea tasting session. Appreciate the sacred Shinto shrines and
What It Is
This one-day walking expedition takes you into the Yanaka Ginza area, an historic small town in Tokyo
Prepare to be struck by nostalgia as you take in the local life of this old neighborhood
Yanaka is one of the few places that survived the Great Kanto earthquake and was not destroyed by the World War 2.
Your Experience With Yanaka Shitamachi Backstreets Cultural Walking Tour
This old town doesn't attract many tourists. As such, you'll have an unpretentious picture of the lifestyle of Japanese locals
You'll learn a lot about Japanese culture and history as you walk and talk across the streets of Yanaka neighborhood with a friendly guide
You'll get to see historical structures
You'll enjoy an authentic traditional Japanese meal for lunch
The itinerary also includes stop overs at art galleries, sweets stores and the Yanaka cemetery
The tour ends with a nice walk through the Nippori Station
What Yanaka Shitamachi Backstreets Cultural Walking Tour Includes?
You'll have a friendly, professional, local guide
It is wheelchair accessible
Is It Suitable for Me?
If you are an ancient history enthusiast, then you find this to be both a highly pleasurable and informative visit
This neighborhood is quite different from other parts of Tokyo with art boutiques and studios, little cute shops, lots of young people and many temples and quietness. Highly recommended
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