Spend a morning in Tokyo discovering the city’s best Japanese food in Tsukiji and Asakusa during a Tokyo Culinary Tour. Two of the main tourist attractions in Tokyo, this tour gives you the opportunity to explore a deeper side of both Tsukiji and Asakusa through learning about traditional Japanese foods as well as local specialties on offer. Discover some of the freshest seafood and tastiest street food; this Tokyo Culinary Tour will take you to explore Tsukiji and Asakusa, eating along the way!
First, you’ll arrive in Tsukiji to wander through the market with your local guide. Tsukiji was previously the biggest fish market in the world until it was moved to the new Toyosu location, yet the outer market of Tsukiji is still buzzing with food and fish galore. You’ll taste some of the freshest seafood and ingredients on sale in the market, before heading over to Asakusa to discover some tasty street food. Exploring the traditional district while snacking along the route, you’ll encounter attractions such as Nakamise Dori shopping street and Sensoji Temple. During this Tokyo Culinary Tour: Food in Tsukiji and Asakusa, you’ll discover the best restaurants and shops, places where the locals like to eat, with the help of an English or Chinese-speaking guide.
Note: The wholesale market of Tsukiji moved to Toyosu at the end of 2018. This tour will continue to run, covering the outer market of Tsukiji.
-Fried fish cake
-Dashi soup and katsuobushi (sample)
-Japanese matcha green tea (sample)
-Sake (Japanese rice wine)
During this immersive 5.5-hour food tour, you’ll discover many culinary delights across the famous areas of Tsukiji and Asakusa
Taste different types of Japanese foods as you go, with all your questions answered by your local guide
Learn about the culture and history of Tsukiji and Asakusa, as well as various local foods
Relax at a cafe with a Japanese dessert, such as a matcha green tea parfait!
A 5.5-hour Tokyo Culinary Tour of the Tsukiji area and outer market, as well as Asakusa
Food and tastings during the tour (listed in the menu)
Learn about Tsukiji, Asakusa, and Japanese food in Tokyo
A bottle of water
Transportation fee from Tsukiji to Asakusa
Meeting Point and Meeting Time:
The meeting point is in front of the gate of Tsukiji Honganji Temple.
The Tokyo Culinary 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.
Please notify us in advance if there are any food restrictions, preferences, and allergies e.g gluten allergy, vegetarian, vegan, etc. in the notes section of the payment page.
Minimum drinking age is 20 years and above in Japan. Alternative drinks will be served for participants who are below 20 years of age.
Please be reminded to wear comfortable shoes because there will be a lot of walking. Sandals are prohibited as you can’t enter the market wearing them.
If you would like a Chinese-speaking tour guide, please write this in the additional notes section of the payment page.