Culture and Cookware: Asakusa Kitchen Knife Shopping Tour

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3.5 hours
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1 - 8 guests
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Japanese, English
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Learn about Asakusa, the traditional capital of Tokyo, and explore a different, sharper side to Japanese culture through Kappabashi’s kitchen knife stores!
Highlights
Learn about Asakusa and its history through an in-depth tour
Shop at the best kitchen knife stores in Kappabashi to find one for your home
Enjoy a selection of Japanese street food snacks
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Asakusa is steeped in Japanese history and tradition, in more ways than one! Learn all about Asakusa through a 2-hour, in-depth tour that takes travelers to several important spots, and gain insight into each one along the way. During the tour, you'll get to sample some classic Asakusa street food snacks, like melon pan, dango, and rice crackers. Tokyo’s traditional district also boasts an impressive selection of well-made cooking utensils, especially knives, which are widely popular among Japanese restaurants. Look through Kappabashi Street’s numerous stores selling everything cooking necessities, a haven for amateur and professional chefs! There are several shops that specialize in kitchen knives, and it can get quite difficult to choose which to go to for the best quality kitchen knife. With the support of the tour guide and going directly to the right stores, travelers are sure to find the right kitchen knife that suits their kitchen without the fuss!
Inclusions
Historic tour around Asakusa
Guide through Kappabashi Street
Selection of Japanese sweet snacks
Headsets for larger groups during the tour
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the tour location
Sumida Park admission fee
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Experience duration about 3.5 hrs
Maximum of 8 per group
Bring comfortable footwear
Cancellation Policy
Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Over 14 million residents call Tokyo home. Functioning as Japan's economic and cultural center, it's no surprise the metropolis often appears at the top of travelers' bucket lists. Here, you can find everything from traditional tea houses to futuristic skyscrapers.
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Earliest available date: April 23, 2024
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals