Tokyo Food & Culture Tour: Yanaka Ginza, Yanesen, & Nezu

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Duration
3 hours
Number of Guests
1 - 6 guests
Accessibility
Stroller Accessible, Family-friendly
Language
English, French, Spanish, German
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Vegetarian, Private Experience
Embark on a food & culture tour in Tokyo! Explore Yanaka Ginza, Yanesen, Nezu, & Sendagi, stopping at cultural sites & enjoying street foods along the way.
Highlights
Explore lesser-known neighborhoods in Tokyo – Yanaka Ginza, Yanesen, Nezu, and Sendagi
Enjoy local food and cultural stops on a three-hour guided walking tour
Learn about Japanese culture from an English-speaking guide
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Embark on a captivating walking tour through the charming districts of Yanaka Ginza, Yanesen, Nezu, and Sendagi, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Tokyo's past and present. Your journey begins as you meet your knowledgeable guide at Nezu Station, a gateway to the historical wonders that await. Itinerary: Meet your guide at Nezu Station Walk to Nezu Shrine Explore Yanaka Ginza Street and surrounding residential areas Enjoy three street foods/snacks from local vendors The tour unfolds with a visit to the iconic Nezu Shrine, where time seems to stand still amidst the serene beauty of its torii gates and lush greenery. Marvel at the spiritual ambiance and learn about the shrine's cultural significance from your guide. Next, wander through the enchanting Yanaka Ginza Street, a bustling marketplace that captures the essence of old Tokyo. As you navigate the narrow lanes and meander through the charming residential areas, witness a harmonious blend of tradition and modernity. Indulge your taste buds in a culinary adventure, savoring three delectable street foods and snacks from local vendors (like roasted sweet potato, yakitori, croquette, and chestnut ice cream). Each of the foods you’ll try during this tour offer a glimpse into the vibrant culinary landscape of these historic neighborhoods. Throughout the tour, your guide will entertain you with tales of the area's storied past, providing insights into the cultural nuances that make Yanaka Ginza, Yanesen, Nezu, and Sendagi unique. This walking tour promises a delightful exploration of Tokyo's hidden gems, where every step reveals a piece of the city's captivating history and contemporary charm.
Inclusions
3-hour guided food and culture tour of Yanaka Ginza, Yanesen, Nezu, and Sendagi
An English-speaking guide
Foods: 3 Japanese snacks or street foods (roasted sweet potato, yakitori, croquette, chestnut ice cream, etc.)
Drinks: 1 drink (Japanese wine, sake, beer, coffee, green tea, juice)
Exclusions
Transportation to and from the meeting location
Additional food or drink purchases
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Exit 1 at Nezu Station (Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line)
Remarks
If you’d like to book this experience for a group of over 6 people, please contact us in advance
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: May 24, 2024
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Free cancellation (2 days notice)
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals