Private Tour - A Historic Tour of the Mysterious Lives of Samurai in Sakura

Visit an area rich in samurai history and enjoy its natural beauty. Sakura City, an hour away from the center of Tokyo, was once a castle town. Sakura Castle no longer exists today, but was home to samurai 400 years ago. Samurai, Japanese warriors, with swords on their hips, used to rule the land and the people in various areas of Japan. Sakura City is still covered in traces of this historic period; the samurai period, with the ruins of Sakura Castle, large houses that once belonged to samurai and a museum of Japanese swords - aka the souls of samurai. Sakura has a wonderful natural environment which has stayed unchanged since this time. Enjoy a refreshing walk around Sakura Castle Ruins Park, and a day away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.

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Kawagoe, Aviation & Railway Museum Private Tour with Driver

Start from your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards and travel to Kawagoe city. You could enjoy Japanese old village scenery, old Samurai residences, Sake brewerys and other buildings in Kawagoe city. (Kawagoe city was castle town in Edo period.) Next, explore The Railway Museum where you could see culture & history of Japanese Railway. There are various types of Train vehicles displayed. Finally, visit The Tokorozawa Aviation Museum where you could watch various types of airplanes and equipment displayed. Conclude the tour when you will be dropped off at your hotel in Tokyo 23 wards. This is private tour and you could customize the route.(Please contact us if you have your preference.)

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“Your name.” Going on an electric bicycle <Roppongi, Shinanomachi, Shinjuku> A 6-hour tour of a sacred place. (With support car)

“Your name.” Going on an electric bicycle <Roppongi, Shinanomachi, Shinjuku> A 6-hour tour of a sacred place. (With support car) The first departure starts from 2 people every week. (If you have not reached the initial number, we will contact you separately.) It will be a day tour to see around Asakusa. Basically it is a plan with a guide by Japanese, but it is also possible to handle in Korean, English, Chinese, Vietnamese In some cases, we may tour with foreigners. Of course, if you are a family, you can also arrange for a family tour. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask questions. * Schedules and time zones may vary around the season. Meeting place: Hotel lobby within Tokyo's 23 wards With support car 1. The National Art Center, Tokyo (2 hours) This is a place where Tsuji visits on a date with senior Okudera who is longing for a part-time job. The two people eat at the “Salon de Terondo” on the second floor of the building. This cafe with a conical shape floating in the air seems to be popular for its high-quality sweets such as cakes and macaroons. We have prepared a trip around the building because it is a spot that is a secret spot among the locals. 2. Move to Shinanomachi by electric bicycle (15 minutes) 3. Sakai JR Shinanomachi-mae footbridge (30 minutes) The footbridge that appears many times in the play is just off JR Shinanomachi Station on the left. This is where Mio and Okudera farewell date and Mitsuha who visited Tokyo tried to call him. You can take a walk, and the docomo tower seen from here is also a spectacular spot. 4. Seitoku Memorial Picture Gallery (1 hour) The building reflected in the background of the school scene of the samurai and others is the “Saintoku Memorial Painting Hall” on the Jingu Gaien near JR Shinanomachi Station. This museum, which is designated as an important cultural property of the country, displays a precious huge mural depicting the progress of Japanese modernization from the end of the Edo period to the Meiji period. Mural paintings are the times when Japanese clothes are changing from kimono to clothes. The mix of Japanese tradition and Western culture is very interesting, and it is worth seeing if you want to know Japan a little older than today. * Tickets will be prepared if you apply in advance. 5. Move to Shinjuku by electric bicycle (15 minutes) 6. Lunch (1 hour) Conveying sushi is planned. 7. Intersection behind Shinjuku Police Station 8. Shinjuku Big Guard East

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Calligraphy in Tokyo – Shodo Experience in Tokyo MAIKOYA

Calligraphy Tokyo.  Enjoy a unique Japanese cultural activity of SHODO calligraphy in Tokyo. A shodo expert will kindly explain the connection between meditation and Japanese calligraphy and teach you how to use the brush to create strokes like the Japanese. Enjoy cultural activity of Japan on a 60-minute calligraphy class in Tokyo. Lessons will be held in order of hiragana, katakana, kanji. Kind Japanese teachers will instruct you in the tatami-style room.

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Kabukicho Izakaya Food Tour and Golden Gai Experience in Shinjuku

Experience Tokyo’s bustling culinary back streets and try several delicious Japanese foods: sushi, yakitori (skewers), as well as classic RAMEN! (on everyone’s MUST TRY LIST). Start by walking through Omoide Yokocho. Filled with rustic food stalls and bars from the 1950s, you will feel as if you stepped back in time to the middle of the 20th century. We will have a drink together and some skewers in one of the most charming parts of Tokyo; giving you a very authentic feeling of Japan as you dine with locals. Then we will make our way to Kabukicho, Asia’s largest yet safest, red-light district. Learn more about this famous area as your guide explains Japanese izakaya culture, the amazing world of karaoke bars and the famous Robot restaurant, as well as other hidden gems. You will enjoy Ramen before we head to a local sushi restaurant. We will end our tour with a ramble through the back drinking alleys at Golden Gai (Tokyo’s most popular spot for unique tiny bars, and pub-nightlife).

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Shinjuku Golden Gai Food Tour in Spanish

As we wander in Shinjuku’s Golden Gai neighborhood you can explore an area known for being Tokyo’s most popular spot for unique izakaya, tiny bars, and pub-nightlife. A glimpse back to what Tokyo was like during the early and middle of the 20th century; Golden Gai venues are so densely packed you can almost be in two places at once (one foot in each). Despite the run-down appearance, Golden Gai generally attracts well-off clientele and their prices match accordingly and has become one of the most expensive places to drink in the city. Golden Gai is filled with over 200 small pubs, stalls, and karaoke bars where most are only big enough for five to seven people. Boasting the most densely packed nightlife area in the world, Golden Gai will be a glimpse of Tokyo you will never forget.

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Private Tour - Slip back in time to the Edo Period with a Ninja Costume

Dress up appropriately and visit the recreated Edo townscape. Boso no Mura is an Open Air Museum with a recreation of the townscape of Tokyo from 200 years ago. To help the time slip feel as real as possible, the museum offers costumes of ninja, samurai and town girls etc, for visitors to try on. Feel free to walk around the recreated Edo town, dressed as people from the Edo period, and take lots of photographs! You can also try candle making, washi painting and experience the traditional sado tea ceremony. Your otomo tour guide will always be there to translate for you. At the end of the tour, you will visit the famous gourmet location; Naritasan Omotesando Street, where you can try the local speciality; eel, a dish long loved by the locals.

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Tokyo City Tour: Private Chauffeur Guide with Chartered Car

If you see salary-men (men in their suits) coming out from the skyscrapers, heading to have a couple of beers in local izakaya (Japanese bar restaurant) after-hours, you might feel like Deja Vu, which is very similar to the ones you've seen in the movie "Blade Runner". You are in for a local experience - a day to explore the diversity of Tokyo, from high tech to tradition, the contrast of the futuristic aspect to old school life all on this private car service with your private licensed guide. Please select the places you would like to visit or ask your guide to give you recommendation.

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Private Tour: Chartered Car to Mt. Fuji Lake Kawaguchiko or Hakone and Lake Ashi

A full day to take the best shots of the scenic Mt Fuji and have cultural experiences. In this activity you can choose on either spending the day around the most popular Lake Kawaguchi and five lakes of Mt Fuji, starting from a perfect shot at the Arakurasengen Park for a panoramic view of Mt Fuji and the five-story pagoda on your background etc,. The other choice will be Hakone well-known place for its hot spring resort, Hakone Shrine with its torii gate standing on the Lake Ashi where cruising is also recommended and ride a ropeway to reach for another scenic view from 1327 meter high. Your guide will be picking you up at your requested central location in Tokyo at 8:30 am. Lunch will be served with the local traditional dish of the region at your expense. Please tell us how you would like to spend your day and we will be happy to give you the best of it.

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Highlights of Hakone Day Trip by Public Transportation

This is a typical day trip in Hakone by public transportation. Some sightseeing sites in Hakone near Tokyo will please you fully. You can enjoy a ship designed like a Viking one on a lake and then reach to the hot springs and volcanic craters area by riding on a rope-way. You can also enjoy historic venues and interesting museums there. See inclusions and excursions for what is included in the price of this tour. About the Hakone Owakudani, it has been removed from the itinerary because the eruption alert level has risen since May 2019.

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