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Private Tour - Traditional Food and Culture in an Old Shopping District

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    Stop At: Himitsudō, 3-chōme-11-18 Yanaka, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 110-0001, Japan

    Taste the kakigori shaved ice with homemade fruit sauce at this shop. Popular among the locals!

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Ikayaki Yakiya, 3 Chome-11-15 Yanaka, 台東区 Tōkyō-to 110-0001, Japan

    Ikayakiyakiya: Try an Osaka speciality, ikayaki, with a delicious sauce that has been loved by people over the years.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Niku-no-Suzuki, 3-chōme-15-5 Nishinippori, 荒川区 Arakawa City, Tōkyō-to 116-0013, Japan

    Their freshly fried menchi-katsu is beyond delicious!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Yanaka Shippoya, 3-chōme-11-12 Yanaka, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 110-0001, Japan

    Try a donut stick, resembling the shape and pattern of a cat's tail. Our favourites are the creamy ones!

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Kanekichi-en, 3 Chome-12 Yanaka, Taito City, Tokyo 110-0001, Japan

    You can shop for equipment used in Japanese tea ceremonies in this lovely shop.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Echigoya Honten, 3-chōme-13-13-2 Yanaka, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 110-0001, Japan

    Taste Japanese beer and sake, and enjoy drinking the Japanese way; kadouchi.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hand Puppets Shokichi, 3-2-6 Yanaka, Taito 110-0001 Tokyo Prefecture

    Enjoy this fantastically expressive puppet show by professional puppeteers!

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Nezu Shrine, 1-28-9 Nezu, Nezu, Bunkyo 113-0031 Tokyo Prefecture

    Visit this shrine, also known as a "power spot", right in the center of Nezu, and walk through its magnificent tower gate and tunnel of red torii gates.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Onigiri Café Risaku, 2-chōme-31-6 Sendagi, Bunkyo City, Tōkyō-to 113-0022, Japan

    Taste the soft and beautiful onigiri rice balls, a typical Japanese food, along with a delicious bowl of pork soup.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Nippori Station, Japan, 〒116-0013 東京都荒川区西日暮里2 丁目19
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local Guide ( English or Chinese speaking)
    • Any expense for a guide You do not need to pay for guide on the tour day.
    • Private tour
    • Visiting lunch or dinner spots Note: You need to pay for food and drink in cash on the tour day.
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Entrance fees for your own
    • Expense for Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Hand Puppets Shokichi
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
    • We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you will be tasting street food all the way through the tour.
    • You can purchase a drink at location No.6: Echigoya Honten, but please note that you must be over the age of 20 to be able to consume alcohol in Japan.
    • The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
    • Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 2000)
    • Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
    • If you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This is my second time to visit Japan, and this tour was just nice! If someone who love to visit not so popular or secret side of japan or something local, this is the one you should try! Basically walking so summer time might not be suitable though
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    Response from otomo-travel, Manager at Private Tour - Traditional Food and Culture in an Old Shopping District
    Responded Aug. 4, 2019
    Hi, tk0927 Thank you so much for the comment! Did you enjoy your second visit to Japan? As you said our tour plans include both major and minor spots. I hope you pretty much enjoyed such minor but something attractive locations. Thank you so much for choosing otomo!
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    • Duration: 3h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese
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