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Our most recommended Asakusa Activities

  • Tokyo: Private Customizable Walking Tour with Pickup

    1. Tokyo: Private Customizable Walking Tour with Pickup

    Meet your private guide at your Tokyo accommodation and head out on a walking tour to explore the city. Customize the itinerary to suit your interests and schedule. Be spontaneous and choose where you want to go. Make the most of your time with a knowledgeable local who is eager to share all the tips and tricks. Enjoy discovering amazing spots in Tokyo that aren’t in the guidebooks and that are popular with the locals. If you’ve just arrived in the city, start by getting familiar with the neighborhood where you’re staying. Experience the city like a resident, get recommendations for the best places to eat and shop, and learn the easiest ways to get around. See some of the top attractions, wander through the charming old town, or indulge your senses at local food markets. Learn more about sights that you can visit on your own after the tour.

  • Asakusa: Cultural & Street Food Walking Tour

    2. Asakusa: Cultural & Street Food Walking Tour

    Start your 3-hour journey with a ride in a rickshaw (Jinrikisha), which used to be a common form of transportation in Edo era in Japan. This short ride will allow you to explore Asakusa from an interesting perspective, and help you feel a part of Japanese tradition. Once you finish your rickshaw ride, you will travel to one of the main landmarks in Asakusa, the Senso-ji temple. Whilst here you will explore Nakamise Street, a street that has a 300-year history and some of the finest street food around, some of which you will get to sample. As you travel toward Kappabashi, you will learn how the Asakusa area has been developed and become accustomed with some of its local traditions! After exploring the Senso-ji, you'll walk a few minutes towards Kappabashi, a long street full of mystery. Here, you'll find a huge range of Japanese kitchen tools and goods, and your guide will recommend shop...

  • Tokyo: Asakusa History and Culture Dining Experience

    3. Tokyo: Asakusa History and Culture Dining Experience

    Meet your certified guide at the Azumabashi bridge to begin the tour, observing the Tokyo Sky Tree and Sumida river. Make your way to the nearby Culture Center to get a preview of the tour route by seeing Asakusa from high up in the building. Visit the ancient Buddhist Sensoji Temple, one of Tokyo's essential sightseeing spots. Learn about the history and secrets of this ancient place, while participating in the temple- and shrine-visiting rituals that Japanese people know. Afterward, dive into the Rokku area, Asakusa's bustling entertainment district. Stroll through streets learning about the complex district of continual novelty and quaint nostalgia. After discovering Asakusa's charm, make your way to three distinct but typical izakaya restaurants. On average, we provide 3 to 4 drinks and 3 to 4 dishes, which is enough for a full dinner meal. During the experience, you have the oppor...

    Tour of temple area, as well as visiting an izakaya, sake bar, and Tokyo's oldest bar. This tour would be better if it spent less time in the temple area and more time sharing culture/history through Japanese food.

  • Tokyo: Geisha Dinner Experience

    4. Tokyo: Geisha Dinner Experience

    After arriving at at the venue at 6:00PM, you will be greeted by your English-speaking guide and host. Before your food is served, you will be free to mingle with the other guests from around the world and to make new friends. Following this, you will be introduced to Geisha, and as you indulge in your scrumptious meal, your interpreter will introduce you to the culture and history of this fascinating tradition. You will then enjoy traditional dances and songs as performed by the Geisha. Following this, there will be time for a Q&A session, as well as some games. You will be free to ask questions, learning more about the Geisha and having some fun playing a few traditional Japanese games with them. At 7:30PM, you can have fun stirring up some conversations with the Geisha as they pour you your drinks (you will be able to converse with them with the help of your English interpreter). At...

  • Tokyo: Customized Private Tour with a Local Host

    5. Tokyo: Customized Private Tour with a Local Host

    Discover Tokyo with a local host and experience the city like a resident on a customizable walking tour. Choose what you want to see and do based on the recommendations of your guide. Visit the Senso-ji Temple and Asakusa-jinja Shrine, and enjoy lunch in the area in a traditional restaurant or from one of the street food stalls. Your local host will explain the options and make recommendations based on your requirements.  Take the subway to Shibuya to walk across the Shibuya Crossing and explore the best shopping districts. Travel to Harajuku to visit Yoyogi Park and the Meiji-jingu Temple, or head to Roppongi for dinner and to experience the nightlife in one of the many bars. You will be contacted within 24 hours to discuss your interests so that the best local host can be assigned. A bespoke itinerary will be built based on what you would like to see and do. Benefit from an itinerar...

    Saya Christina was our host and she was amazing and our 10 & 8 year old boys fell in love with her. Saya was very knowledgeable and helpful with teaching us our navigation skills needed to get around to other activities after our time with her. We had such a good time at the Shrine and then visiting Harajuku and the Totti Candy factory. We finished our tour at the Shibuya Crossing and watched some people on a Mario Cart tour. I highly recommend using Saya she’s very fluent in English and is awesome with little ones. Thank you Saya for an amazing morning!

  • Tokyo: Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

    6. Tokyo: Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

    Explore the best of Tokyo on this 1-day, fully customizable, and private tour. Select which must-see locations you’d like to visit from the list below and your knowledgeable, licensed guide will customize an itinerary for you based on your preferences. The most popular, must-see attractions available on this tour: Asakusa, Imperial Palace, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Tsukiji Fish Market, Meiji Jingu Shrine, Akihabara, Hama Rikyu Gardens, Harajuku, Takeshita Street, Nezu, and Shinjuku Golden Gai. On the day of the tour, your guide will meet you at your hotel to begin your full-day tour. Using either public transport or walking to get around, why not start your day with a visit to Asakusa to see the famous Senso-Ji Temple. Your next stop could be to take a walk through the Outer Garden (Gaien) of the Imperial Palace, followed by lunch in trendy, ‘Kawaii’ Harajuku. Then, maybe, spend...

  • Tokyo: Private Photoshoot with a Professional Photographer

    7. Tokyo: Private Photoshoot with a Professional Photographer

    Enjoy exploring Tokyo while having your photos taken by a professional photographer. Hear interesting facts and details about the city as your experience is captured in photos. After the session, you'll receive professional-quality images to cherish. Select one out of four locations to have your professional photo session. Visit the historic neighborhood of Asakusa and see its impressive Kaminarimon gate. Shoot in trendy Shibuya and see its famous "Shibuya Scramble" intersection. Get lost in the busy streets of Shinjuku. Have fun at Harakuju for a more urban scene.

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What people are saying about Asakusa

It was a great day with Misha.She met us at our hotel with a plan which we were happy with.It was great that she got us our Suica card and showed us how to navigate the JR train line.The sun was shining which was great not too hot so we did lots of walking. Fitness is needed to get the most out of this tour,even though we are a couple in our late sixties we are use to walking. Misha explained a lot about Japanese culture and customs so we had some lovely experiences there was eventime for me to quickly shop for my grandchildren Thanks Misha we both slept well that night

Saya Christina was our host and she was amazing and our 10 & 8 year old boys fell in love with her. Saya was very knowledgeable and helpful with teaching us our navigation skills needed to get around to other activities after our time with her. We had such a good time at the Shrine and then visiting Harajuku and the Totti Candy factory. We finished our tour at the Shibuya Crossing and watched some people on a Mario Cart tour. I highly recommend using Saya she’s very fluent in English and is awesome with little ones. Thank you Saya for an amazing morning!

Saya was a friendly local guide who gave a good overview of the local sights visiting Meijii shrine, Akihabara, Shibuya and Shinjuku. It was great to learn to use the train system before embarking on the rest of our trip. She gave us great food recommendations and found this a excellent way to begin our time in Tokyo.

Patrick was very knowledgable & extremely helpful helping us validate our train passes etc.

Fun evening:)

Enjoyed learning about geisha culture and having dinner the traditional Japanese way.