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Urayasu (Chiba Prefecture) Tour

by Momoko
3h $ 53

Highlights

  • Urayasu Fish Market
  • Urayasu Folk Museum

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2 people 52.80 USD
3 ~ 4 people 70.40 USD
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Extras (optional)

1 hour extention .
$ 17.60

Overview

Have you heard of Tokyo Disney Land?
They say "Tokyo" but actually it is located in Chiba Prefecture.
Urayasu is located in the west of Chiba Prefecture, just to the north of Disney Land, and is a very, very convenient place to visit from the Tokyo and Makuhari areas.
You'll feel relaxed visiting Urayasu--so come on and join us.

What to Expect

Urayasu is in Chiba Prefecture, bordering the east side of Tokyo. It is famous for the Tokyo Disney Resort which is located in Chiba just next to Tokyo.
Before TDR was constructed, Urayasu used to be “a fisherman’s town”, known especially for manila clam (asari) and seaweed (nori), producing more of these than any other place in the Kanto area outside of Tokyo.

a) Urayasu Fish Market (2 minutes walk from Urayasu Station)
You may have heard of "Tsukiji Fish Market, the largest fish market in Japan. Compared to Tsukiji Market, Urayasu Fish Market is much less crowded, with no turret trucks or motor bikes driving around.
It's a compact and cozy place, offering a wealth of fresh seafood from Tokyo Bay and the Pacific Ocean. You will find a number of small restaurants at the Urayasu Fish Market, where you can eat sushi, of course!

b) Urayasu Folk Museum (free on admission fee)
Another nice spot to visit is the Urayasu Folk Museum. You'll feel transported back to the old fishing town of Urayasu, the way it was before the 1950s. There’s a workshop for making wooden boats, called "beka-bune", and you can walk among reconstructions of old-time houses and shops and look at displays of old toys and other items. You may be able to see the seasonal workshops such as removing the shells of shellfish or making “nori” (seaweed).

If you have more time, Urayasu offers plenty more to do whether visiting shrines and parks or walking along the canals.

I recommend Urayasu if
a) you feel tired of being in crowded places.
b) your flight or train is in the late afternoon or in the evening.
c) you only have Sunday or Wednesday left staying in Tokyo and you want to visit a fish market.
(Tsukiji Fish Market is closed on Sundays and often also on Wednesdays.)
d) you want to use your time after or before visiting Tokyo Disney Resort.

To access Urayasu: about 20 - 30 minutes' train ride from Tokyo station
To access the Haneda Airport: about 50 minutes limousine bus ride from Shin-Urayasu station
To access the Narita Airport: about 70 minutes limousine bus ride from Shin-Urayasu station

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Momoko Licensed Guide

Highlights

  • Urayasu Fish Market
  • Urayasu Folk Museum

Important

a) comfortable shoes are preferred.
b) bring YEN cash with you. (almost all the shops in the fish market and the museum only accept cash.)
c) we use a commumity bus (100 yen) from Urayasu Fish Market to Urayasu Folk Museum.

What‘s included
guide fee,
What‘s not included
transportation fee, food
Depart From
Urayasu Station (The Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, T18)
Meeting Point
Urayasu Station (The Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, T18)
Ending Point
Urayasu Station (The Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, T18) (if you are taking limousine bus, please let me know in advance. I can take you to Shin-Urayasu station)
Duration
3 hours
Starting time
08:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people   Flexible

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the admission fee for Urayasu Folk Museum?

Free for everyone!

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date ,there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date ,there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.

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