Asakusa Day Tour: Japanese Food, Kimonos, and Culture

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Duration
5 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Accessibility
Family-friendly
Language
English
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Vegetarian, Wear kimono, Private Experience
Explore Tokyo’s historic Asakusa area with an English-speaking guide. Join this walking tour to try authentic Japanese food, explore Nakamise Shopping Street, and participate in a kimono experience.
Highlights
Take a private tour of Tokyo’s famed Asakusa district with a dedicated guide
Enjoy a traditional Japanese breakfast (an onigiri set)
Kimono-wearing experience
Stroll through Nakamise Shopping Street and enjoy street food
Lunch at Gonpachi Asakusa or a Japanese Izakaya
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Step back in time and discover Tokyo's historic Asakusa district on a private tour! With a knowledgeable English-speaking guide by your side, you’ll feast on authentic Japanese food, take part in a kimono-wearing experience, tour Nakamise Shopping Street, and learn about the area’s rich history and culture. During the Edo period (1603-1868), Asakusa flourished as an entertainment district. The area developed around Sensō-ji and quickly became known for its theaters, teahouses, and kabuki performances, attracting visitors from all walks of life. Your Asakusa adventure begins with a traditional Japanese breakfast: an onigiri (rice ball) meal set. Once you’re fuelled and ready, let the walking tour begin. Your guide is brimming with knowledge about Asakusa's history, culture, and customs, which will eagerly be shared with you during this tour. After an initial stroll of the area, slip into something more special… an authentic Japanese kimono! Asakusa is renowned for its kimono rental shops, where you can choose from various vibrant and elegant garments. Slip into the graceful layers of a kimono, tie an obi around your waist, and complete the look with traditional accessories. You'll feel like you've traveled back in time as you stroll through the streets of Asakusa, capturing unforgettable photos and memories along the way. Wander to Nakamise Shopping Street–a lively pedestrian avenue lined with countless shops–then end with an authentic Japanese lunch at Gonpachi Asakusa or a Japanese Izakaya.
Inclusions
Private tour experience with a dedicated guide
Japanese breakfast set
Kimono-wearing experience
Nakamise Shopping Street tour and street food
Lunch at Gonpachi Asakusa or a Japanese Izakaya
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the location
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Details are shared upon booking.
Remarks
Please wear comfortable attire
If you’re seeking an alternative timeslot, reach out to us and we will do our best to accommodate your request
Experience Location
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Earliest available date: October 2, 2023
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals