Rich in history and culture, Asakusa remains a crowd favorite and a popular feature in this remarkable three-hour tour of the local area. Easily explored on foot and family-friendly, you’ll have a great time mingling with fellow tourists during this Back to Edo: Sensoji and Asakusa Food Tour, while gaining insight from a local’s perspective. It’s the perfect tour for people who want to see Japan from a different angle and try local Asakusa food in a place where history and modern culture coexist in harmony.
Discover Sensoji Temple and Nakamise Shopping Street, two historical sites that are also pleasing to the eyes and taste buds. Explore hidden gems amongst Asakusa’s beautiful and attractive temples, a lively high-fashion district, and feel the vibe that only Asakusa can give you, with the chance to try different Asakusa food along the way. Learn more about the stories behind each destination, as well as table manners and dining etiquette, and have a taste of the city’s traditional culture that is still alive and breathing today. Find yourself stepping back in time with the colorful and informative stories you’ll hear from your guide. You'll feel like you’ve walked into the past and uniquely experienced the traditional streets of Asakusa.
Explore the streets of Nakamise Street and learn about sacred pilgrims
Enjoy a delicious Japanese lunch, with an option of fresh sashimi from Tsukiji Market
Visit a traditional sweet shop where you can see the making of traditional candies
Have a taste of famous melon bread
End the tour with a tea ceremony and have a taste of the genuine flavor of matcha green tea exported from Kyoto
A food tour of Sensoji and Asakusa
5 food stops with several different foods (dessert included)
Street food and regional food tastings
Shopping time (for souvenirs and snacks!)
Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
The meeting point is in front of the Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center (address: 2 Chome-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taitō-ku).
The Back to Edo: Sensoji and Asakusa Food Tour starts strictly on time. Please be respectful of the other guests. The tour will start even if guests arrive after the departure time.
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes as there will be a lot of walking.