Asakusa Street Food and Drink Tour in the Evening

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
2 - 6 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
Chinese, English
Other
Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, With green tea, With sake
Experience the beauty of old and new in this evening tour of stunning Asakusa as you enjoy Asakusa street food and drinks!
Highlights
Experience Japanese izakaya (bar) culture in Asakusa with a local guide
Taste succulent Asakusa street food and delicious drinks in the streets of Asakusa
Learn about Japanese sake (rice wine), and try two types for yourself!
See the majestic beauty of Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple
Indulge in Tokyo street food culture
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Known as the center of Tokyo’s Shitamachi (“low city”), Asakusa is a beautiful district in Tokyo where you will experience the nostalgia of the past. Its main attraction is Sensoji Temple, which was built during the 7th century. Beside the temple is the popular Nakamise Shopping Street, which provides visitors with a dose of traditional local snacks and souvenirs. Asakusa is best explored on foot, with plenty of delicious Asakusa street food and traditional shops to explore. Join this Asakusa Street Food and Drink Tour to experience a whole other side to Tokyo during the evening. Evenings in Asakusa are serene, with fewer tourists and more locals around–it’s the perfect time to stroll around the streets, discover sizzling Asakusa street food, and enjoy a few drinks. Ready yourself as you mingle with fellow travelers and locals during this evening Asakusa Street Food and Drink Tour. Learn all about the culture of Japanese sake (rice wine) in Japan and get to taste it for yourself! After that, witness the beauty of Asakusa’s Sensoji Temple, a calm and peaceful beacon at night. Visit a nearby izakaya where you can share drinks over conversations with fellow travelers, then end the tour at a monjayaki restaurant where you’ll get a taste of the famous savory pancake, a Tokyo specialty, accompanied by another drink. This food and drink tour lets you in on the calm local vibes of Asakusa, where you can experience the Japanese kanpai culture with residents of the area. Menu: -Japanese sake tasting (2 types of sake) -Traditional Japanese izakaya (1 drink and 2-3 dishes) -Monjayaki restaurant (1 drink and a savory pancake)
Inclusions
3-hour street food tour of Asakusa
A variety of local food (see menu)
Local food guide
Exclusions
Infant meals
Additional food or beverage purchases
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
The meeting point is in front of Asakusa Information Center (address: 〒111-0034 Tokyo, 台東区Kaminarimon, 2 Chome−18−9).
Remarks
The tour strictly starts on time. Please be respectful of the other guests. If guests do not arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will begin regardless.
If you have food restrictions, preferences, or allergies (e.g. gluten allergy, vegetarian, vegan, etc.) please let us know in the notes section of the payment page.
The minimum drinking age is 20 years in Japan. Alternative drinks will be served for participants who below 20 years of age.
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes because there will be a lot of walking.
Experience Location
Home to the famous Sensoji Temple, a Buddhist temple built in the 7th century, Asakusa overflows with rich history and traditional culture. In the past, Asakusa was Tokyo’s leading entertainment district, a red light district with a number of kabuki theaters. Most of Asakusa was destroyed during World War II, but it has since grown into one of Tokyo's most visited tourist spots. Here, you'll find Nakamise Dori, a bustling shopping street lined with local snack and souvenir shops. Asakusa also has other attractions such as parks, public baths, and museums.
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Earliest available date: December 5, 2022
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals