Demystify intriguing historical facts including: - Why Sumida river is an origin of Senso-ji temple - How Senso-ji temple and Asakusa developed hand in hand - How Asakusa has become a forerunner of Japan's modernization - How the culture that flourished in the area impacted the world Discover the heart of Tokyo on our half-day walking tour of Asakusa. Join our knowledgeable guide to explore the ancient Sensoji temple and its secrets, participate in charming rituals, and discover the bustling Nakamise-dori market street and the colorful Rokku district. Limited to only 8 participants, our tour guarantees a personalized experience. Enjoy Japanese sweet snacks and try your luck with a fortune-telling paper from Sensoji temple. Our guide is a certified expert in Asakusa's history and culture. Book now for an unforgettable experience!
This tour starts at Sumida River and crosses the Azumabashi Bridge, where you can see Tokyo Skytree and Asahi Breweries' headquarters. You'll then visit the Asakusa Culture and Sightseeing Center, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the tour course from the Observation Deck. The tour also includes Kaminarimon Gate, Nakamise Shopping Street, Hozomon Gate, Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, and Denpoin Street. At Kaminarimon Gate, you can learn about the giant lantern and the fascinating surrounding objects. Nakamise Shopping Street has souvenir shops and food stalls, and your guide will buy you traditional snacks. At Hozomon Gate, you'll see two imposing statues, three lanterns, and two gigantic sandals! Senso-ji Temple has a lot to see and do, including the Five-storied Pagoda, paper fortune-telling, the bronze incense burner, and the water purification fountain. Asakusa Shrine shares the same premises with a Buddhist temple, and you can learn about the coexistence of Shintoism and Buddhism here. Lastly, Denpoin Street takes you through Asakusa's traditional entertainment district with its cozy bars, eateries, and boutique shops.
- The headsets will be used for a group of 3 or more.