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  •   Making Your Own Cut Glass Cup at a Cut Glass Shop in Asakusa
  •   Asakusa(Senso-ji Temple, Kaminarimon, Asakusa shrine, Nakamise)


City Tokyo
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point Kaminarimon Gate
Departure 09:30 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 4h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 4


61.60 USD

total price

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What to Expect

Edokiriko is one of 40 traditional crafts that flourished in the Edo period that today are designated by the Tokyo metropolitan government to be preserved.
You can make your own cut glass cup at a Edokiriko shop located near Kaminarimon in Asakusa. The guide can help you by putting the Edokiriko instructor's Japanese into English. It takes you two hours to make one. You can take yours home. It will be good memory of visiting Tokyo.
Then you can enjoy walking in Asakusa District with the guide for an hour. Your guide picks you up at your hotel to go to Asakusa showing how to take transportation so that you can go back by yourself after having more time for shopping or lunch.

What‘s included

` Guide fee.

What‘s not included

・Edokiriko lesson fee including a glass cup for making your own Edokiriko cup in 2 hour class: 3240 yen. Please pay at the shop by cash (Japanese yen), not by credit card.
・Transportation expenses to/from Asakusa (Ex. Tokyo Station to Asakusa by train; 330 yen)
・Admission fee : 300 yen ( If you visit a Japanese garden, Denpouin,open to public just in spring)
・Meals, shopping costs, insurance and any other personal expenses.
Guide's transportation fee

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there anything I should prepare for the craft?

Yes. Bring your eyeglasses (if you need them for reading) and your barrette (if you have long hair).

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