Little known even to many Japanese people, Sunamachi Ginza is one of the best local shopping streets and street food paradise in Tokyo. The shops of Sunamachi are mainly family-run businesses and each has maintained its own unique flavor for more than 60 years. On this 3.5-hour walking tour, meet local vendors, sample delicious dishes and drinks, and learn all about Japanese culinary culture and feel the nostalgic local atmosphere. Meet up with your friendly local guide at Kinshicho Station with an empty stomach and take a bus to Sunamachi Ginza area. Taste some foods which are made with passed down family recipes. Try Tempura which is lightly battered, deep-fried seafood or vegetable, Inari Sushi which is Sushi rice wrapped with sweeten fried tofu, Yakitori which is grilled chicken skewers, Oden hot pot and Japanese Sake and so on. For the dessert, have some Japanese tea and sweets. Listen to the histories and stories behind each stores and find your favorite Japanese food.
Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese food for foreigners. It's easy to eat, but it can be difficult to make. During this tour, you can learn how to make sushi from a professional Sushi master. To be a Sushi master, you have to practice for more than 10 years, but in this workshop, you will learn the simple ins and outs of making Sushi so you can make delicious Sushi yourself. Before the workshop, you will explore the world's biggest and most famous fish market and learn about Japanese food. Sushi topping cannot be changed on the day of the event.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: 球鶴書道教室, Japan, 〒143-0015 Tokyo, Ota City, Ōmorinishi, 6-chōme−13, 東京都大田区大森西 6-13-9 101Keikyu The school is a five-minute walk from Umeyashiki Station on the Keikyu Line. It offers a wide range of instruction from basic to creative calligraphy. The instructor, calligrapher Eizuru Matsumura, is also an artist, lecturer at workshops, events and TV programs, and has created the official logo for the Kyokushin Karate World Tournament pamphlet. He has been practicing calligraphy since he was 31 years old.Duration: 2 hours
Tokyo is famous as one of the largest cities in the world, but in its corner, there are beautiful gardens and cultural heritage. On this tour, you will visit the gardens of one of Japan's leading luxury hotels, the guesthouse that welcomes state guests, and the scenic ginkgo trees that represent Tokyo. The Japanese-style gardens that are hard to see overseas, but the place surrounded by colorful nature that changes its expression depending on the season will surely heal your travel fatigue. This tour is perfect for those who want to visit many places with much fewer people and take a little leisurely sightseeing or go to a place rich in nature.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kubikiri Jizo, 2-34-5, Minamisenju, Arakawa 116-0003 Tokyo PrefectureEnmeiji Temple, less than five minutes walk from Minami Senju Station in northern Tokyo is the site of one of the main execution grounds in Tokyo during the Edo Period of Japanese history.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Tamahime Inari-jinja Shrine, 2-chōme-13-20 Kiyokawa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0022, JapanA Shinto shrine standing along Tamahimeinari-dori Street in 2 Chome Kiyokawa, Taito City. Dedicated to the god Uka no Mitama no Mikoto, records state it was founded in the year 760. The Kutsu no Megumi Matsuri Ichi (Shoe Festival) is a large-scale shoe market held on the shrine's grounds by local shoe makers.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Irohakai Shotengai, 1-18-7 Nihonzutsumi, Taito 111-0021 Tokyo PrefectureIrohakai Shōtengai is a 370 meter street at the center of the neighborhood formerly known as Sanya. Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Yoshiwara Shrine, 3-20-2 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031 Tokyo PrefectureYoshiwara Shrine is the central shrine of Yoshiwara Benzaiten and five Inari shrines of Yoshiwara which today do not exist. Yoshiwara Benzaiten is located in one minute walk distance from Yoshiwara Shrine. Every year, the festivals of Yoshiwara Shrine is held on the 3rd Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Yoshiwara Benzaiten, 3-22 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031 Tokyo PrefectureYoshiwara Benzaiten is a place mourning for dead many harlots by the Great Kanto Earthquake here.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Asakusa Naniwaya, Japan, 〒111-0032 Tokyo, Taito City, Asakusa, 2-chōme−2−１２−４ もっこA store famous for taiyaki (fish-shaped, stuffed sweet bean pancakes), this is a franchise belonging to the flagship store Azabujuban Naniwaya known to be the origin of taiyaki. The crispy crust and sweet red bean paste with a subtle sweetness will melt in your mouth.Duration: 15 minutes
A full day to take the best shots of the scenic Mt Fuji and have cultural experiences. In this activity you can choose on either spending the day around the most popular Lake Kawaguchi and five lakes of Mt Fuji, starting from a perfect shot at the Arakurasengen Park for a panoramic view of Mt Fuji and the five-story pagoda on your background etc,. The other choice will be Hakone well-known place for its hot spring resort, Hakone Shrine with its torii gate standing on the Lake Ashi where cruising is also recommended and ride a ropeway to reach for another scenic view from 1327 meter high. Your guide will be picking you up at your requested central location in Tokyo at 8:30 am. Lunch will be served with the local traditional dish of the region at your expense. Please tell us how you would like to spend your day and we will be happy to give you the best of it.