Immerse yourself in Japanese culture in half a day
US $189.00 / Group
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Description of this tour
This tour offers you a glimpse of fundamental Japanese culture. Fukagawa is a historical neighborhood near central Tokyo and has a great collection of sightseeing spots.
(1)Enjoy a stroll through a beautiful circuit-style Japanese Garden with stepping stones at Kiyosumi Gardens.
(2)Experience Fukagawa Edo Museum, which is a life-size recreation of the town in the early 19th century.
(3)Observe a spectacular fire ritual at Fukagawa Fudodo.
(4)Visit Tomioka Hachimangu shrine. The shrine itself is not only serene and beautiful, but also has unique aspects such as memorials of sumo wrestling, and a display of huge portable shrines.
Would you like to have an unforgettable experience in Japan?
I am Japanese born and bred but have spent happy years in Canada and the UK bringing up children and introducing Japanese culture/language at local schools.
I love hiking, traveling, eating and interacting with people so guiding is a perfect job for me. ( I'm a Government Certified Guide Interpreter.) I can take you to all the must-see places as well as quaky places in and around Tokyo. Making a plastic food sample, joining a bon dance at a summer festival, hiking at Mt. Takao followed by a relaxing hot spring bath....There are so many things to offer!
You will have a deeper understanding of Japanese culture and a better experience, if you have a friendly professional guide like me!
Sample Tour Timeline
Kiyosumi Shirakawa Station (Toei Oedo Line and Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line) A3 Exit
- Food and Drink
- Admission fee (approx. US $4 for adults and $1 for kids at Fukagawa Edo Museum)（approx. US＄ 1.5 for adults and free for kids at Kiyosumi Gardens）
- Shoes that are easy to wear and take off, so you can enter the houses at Fukagawa Edo Museum, and comfortable to walk on stepping stones at Kiyosumi Gardens.
- Transport expenses
Kiyosumi Garden is closed from Dec 29 to Jan 1.
Fukagawa Edo Museum is closed on the second and the fourth Monday of each month, and the year-end and new year holidays.
Any trip or experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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