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Overview

Yanesen is a quite unique area in Tokyo. Because this area has escaped from major disasters like big Tokyo earthquake in 1923, it still maintains old nostalgic streets and many historical temples in quiet atmosphere. Let's explore this area with me looking for "hidden gems".

Highlights

  •   Tennouji Temple
  •   Yanaka Cemetry
  •   Yanaka Ginza (option)
  •   Jyomyouin Temple
  •   Ueno Park

Information

City Tokyo
Meeting Point Nishi-Nippori Station (See FAQ for details)
Ending Point Ueno Station (JR or Metro Ginza Line)
Departure 13:00 PM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 4h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 4

日本の祝日

Booking
4h
When?

People

70.40 USD

total price up to 4

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

Extras (optional)

Hotel pick up in Tokyo 23 wards area. 8.80 USD

What to Expect

You will find not only impressive temples, Buddha statues and nostalgic streets but also unique crafts shops.
You can buy Japanese sweets and snacks at traditional shops.
If you want, you can try Japanese matchya green tee with an authentic tea bowl with additional fee. ( 1000 yen for one person)
You may meet street cats also.


What‘s included

Guide fee

What‘s not included

Fee for tea, sweets and any other food or drinks.

Important

We walk mostly during this tour. We will take rest from time to time based on your condition but we don't use any transportation. If you have difficulty of walking, it is better not to choose this trip. Total walking distance will be about 5 Miles (7.5 Km).

Extras (optional)

Hotel pick up in Tokyo 23 wards area. 8.80 USD

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Nishi-Nippori station?

From Tokyo station: Take JR Yamanote line going to Ueno. It will take about 15 minutes.
From Shibuya station: Take JR Ymanote line going to Shinjyuku. It will take about 30 minutes. Metro Chiyoda Line is also available.

Frequently Asked Questions

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
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.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction.

Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
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FREE cancelation 14 days prior

The TripleLights Difference

Its more affordable than it seems. Our pricing is often per-tour (not per-person), so if your group is 2 or more people, you'll most probably pay less than if you took a bus tour.

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