This two-hour tour gives you a historical overview of Asakusa and Tokyo. Enjoy a tour chock-full of interesting stories about the development of Asakusa and Tokyo!
If you would be interested in the folklore of two brother fishermen who happened to become founding fathers of Senso-ji Temple 1,400 years ago, this tour is for you! Join a local guide for a fun history tour chock-full of interesting stories about the development of Asakusa and Tokyo. Specifically, we will demystify intriguing historical facts, including: 1: Why the Sumida River is one of the origins of Senso-ji Temple 2: How Senso-ji Temple and the Asakusa area developed hand in hand 3: How Asakusa has become a forerunner of Japan's modernization 4: How the culture that flourished in the area impacted the world Other important features of the tour are: 1: Use of headsets to hear the guide clearly even from a distance; included for groups of 3 or more 2: Small-group tours, each group limited to 8 participants