Asakusa and Sensoji area is one of Japan's Must see spots- taste the flavors of this historic neighborhood!
Every guide book and checklist will tell you that the Asakusa area is a “Must See!” But we know you want to get off the beaten track and discover hidden spots and tasty treats that most tourists will never find.
What to Expect
You will begin your tour with a special overview of this district. Explore the Namise street, try a famous Japanese snack, and learn about how pilgrims and tourists have been coming here for more than 1000 years. Have a seasonal lunch with your guide and learn about food customs and ordering tips that you can use throughout your time in Japan.
Next stop explores the theater and traditional side streets. Stop off and learn about specialty foods from all across Japan. Head over to a dessert shop that has been making a famous pastry since 1945. We will share a hidden secret of Sensoji temple and finish up our tour with a stop off for a Matcha (green tea) experience. See all the important sites and make delicious memories with your local guide sharing information about this amazing “shitamachi” or downtown neighborhood.
Meeting Time Frame 10:45 – 11:00 am
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 2:00 pm
The meeting point is in front of the Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center (浅草文化観光センター)
2 Chome-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taitō-ku
We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.