Traditional Toyko Private Tour: Sensoji Temple & Asakusa District

The traditional streets of Asakusa are a world away from modern Tokyo. Join a local and discover the oldest temple in the city, walk through historic gates, and get to know the local traditions firsthand. Follow your local host through the first of two historic gates which lead to the Sensoji Temple. Take in their colorful appearance and enjoy the traditional Japanese lanterns and statues. Want to know more about the history? Your local host is on hand to share all their historical insights with you. Once through the gate, you’ll find yourself in a busy shopping street filled with souvenirs, sweets and street food. Head to a store selling Age Manju, these cakes can be steamed or fried and come with a sweet filling in the center. Stroll through the second gate until you reach the magnificent Sensoji Temple. Observe the traditional customs which include letting the smoke from incense waft over you to cure your ills and bowing and clapping before prayer.

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Day Trip to Tokyo Imperial Palace Nijubashi-Sensoji Temple-Sumida River Sightseeing Boat-Odaiba Seaside Park-Tokyo Tower

 Hotel pick up Dedicated driver picks up at the door, and the driver will pick up the guest at the Kyoto hotel where they stayed according to the agreed time to start the day's journey; Pick-up area: Inside Tokyo  The Imperial Palace Nijubashi (1 hour tour) It's hard to imagine that the imperial residence with white walls and black tiles is located near Tokyo Station, which has a lot of money. This emperor's residence has retained the charm of the Edo era during the changes of Japan's times, walking around the moat, and the walls of the Edo Castle are still visible. . In the East Garden, the lush greenery, the carved courtyard, and the huge general's house make people walk into Tokyo's long memories.  Sensoji Temple (1 hour tour) The huge thunder gate with huge red lanterns and straw shoes is one of the symbols of Asakusa and Japan. Sensoji Temple is an ancient temple with a long history and strong incense in Tokyo. You can sign for prayers with the bustling crowd, and it will be even more lively if you catch the temple fair. [Nakamise Shopping Street] There are nearly a hundred shops on both sides of the slab road, which is only 250 meters long. Such as Kyoto's ancient tempura shop "Thunder Gate Sanding", "Kuritaya" master hand-made Japanese paper, "Asakusa Plum Garden" old-style Japanese desserts, etc., are all good choices for buying handmade letters.  Sumida River Cruise (40 minutes tour) Take a cruise on the Sumida River to enjoy the bustling modern city and other skyscrapers within a short voyage. As the cruise ship shuttles more than 20 quirky bridges of various shapes, it also seems to see the rich and rich feeling of Tokyo. * The ship type is not selectable, and it is arranged by the operator  Odaiba Seaside Park (1 hour tour) Colorful City is a large-scale integrated commercial facility located in Odaiba. The ferris wheel, the fully transparent cabin, the landmark of the Taiwan venue, is thrilling and exciting. It is also one of the best angles to view the panorama of Tokyo. You can enjoy the beauty of Tokyo within 16 minutes. A theme park-type shopping center that reproduces medieval European streets, Venus Castle, ZeppTokyo, a large-scale live performance facility in Japan, and MEGA WEB, a car-themed experience-type entertainment facility, are all here. Enjoy the sights all day.  Tokyo Tower (1 hour tour) Tokyo Tower in Tokyo, just like the Oriental Pearl in Shanghai, is an eye-catching landmark of the whole city. The beautiful and tall Tokyo Tower looks a little bit like the Eiffel Tower, even slightly higher than it. The red and white towers frequently appear in film, television, and literary works about Tokyo. Foreign travelers and even Japanese tourists are willing to use it as a testimony of their trip to Tokyo. From the observation deck, you can see 360-degree panoramic views of Tokyo, and even Mount Fuji in the distance.  Delivery to hotel After the tour is over, the guide will deliver it according to the Kyoto hotel you stayed in and assist you to end the service after checking in. For delivery to hotels outside Tokyo, please contact customer service for extra area charges.

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Asakusa: 1400-year history exploration

Get the most out of Asakusa on a deep yet relaxed 3.5-hour walking tour of this historic township at the heart of Tokyo. See the 1400-year-old Sensoji temple and learn its secrets from your knowledgeable and hospitable guide. Participate in charming rituals as you explore the expansive temple grounds, including the iconic Kaminarimon gate with its giant red lantern, and the bustling market street of Nakamise-dori. Finally, discover the colorful Rokku district to the temple's west. Your experience also includes Japanese sweet snacks. Feel free to try your luck with a fortune-telling paper from Sensoji temple. Our tours are limited to 8 guests to ensure a personalized experience so you can be you: curious, spontaneous, and always hungry for more! Our guides bring you the best of both worlds in tourism: local knowledge, genuine friendliness only natives can bring, and an expertise earned through additional training on top of their official national tour guide certification.

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Japanese Sample Food Making Experience

The Japanese Sample (Sampuru) Food Making Experience and Asakusa History Tour includes a class that explores the Japanese craft of making fake food for restaurant displays in Japan and walking tour of Kappabashi and Asakusa Sensoji Temple to learn about the history of the area. In the 3-hour tour, learn about the history and traditional craft of Sampuru food with an English-speaking guide and translator before going to Kappabashi and Sensoji Temple. Before the workshop, see different types of Sampuru models and learn how this craft was started and what the significance of sampuru food displays are in Japan. After the explanations, join a workshop with a small group where you can get a hands-on experience in making tempura sampuru foods, which you can take home as a souvenir. This is a great experience for anyone, including young children (age 7 and up).

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Muslim Friendly Private Tokyo Tour with Kimono Wearing

This is a private guided tour that will take you around the most famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo from the traditional Sensoji Temple to the modern culture of Takeshita Dori. We will enjoy lunch with certified Halal food and you will have proper time and spaces to pray. You will visit the Sensoji Temple wearing a kimono that doesn’t interfere with your hijab. Shoot amazing memories of your holiday.

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Tokyo Asakusa Deep Night Walking Tour with Local Guide

【OUTLINE】 A local guide will tell you everything in detail you will never know in an ordinary sightseeing, starting from the history of the Tokyo's oldest Sensoji Temple to how to make a prayer at the temple. What is good about the night tour is that you can see the Sensoji Temple beautifully illuminated in the dark. Stop by an Izakaya along the so-called "Hoppy Street" to taste the Tokyoite's favorite snacks and drink, and a long-standing cafe "Lodge Akaishi" full of a sentiment of good old days for supper. It is possible to visit "Asakusa kashima," a refined bar run by a geisha where you may have a rare chance to meet a real Asakusa geisha. You can request places to visit to suit your preference. Enjoy Asakusa with the guide to the fullest or 180 minutes.

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Tokyo Full Day, Cherry Blossom viewing Tour

The tour visits beautiful Cherry Blossom Viewing places. The Licensed tour guide will talk about the back ground of each site. Start with Morning stroll at compounds of Sensoji temple seeing beautiful cherry blossom. Visit Ueno park lined with a thousand of cherry blossoms seeing remains of Tokugawa family's temple. After lunch head to experience Shibuya scramble, the busiest crossing in the world. The last destination is quiet large Meiji shrine and Omotesando, Harajuku shopping street beautifully lined with zelkova trees.

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Private Walking Tour of Tsukiji and Hamarikyu Garden with a Water Bus Ride to Asakusa

This is a walking tour to experience historical and traditional spots in Tokyo. You will visit Tsukiji fish market and feel the immense energy of the people. You'll enjoy the atmosphere of the Shogun's garden at Hamariky and experience the religious aspect of Japan at Sensoji-temple

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Family package in Asakusa: history tour with a visit to amusement park

Discover Tokyo's famed district of Asakusa on this private tour designed especially for families. In the company of an expert guide, unearth the history of the district on a walking tour before heading to an amusement park that provides entertainment for kids and adults alike. During your walking tour, listen to the mysterious story of the two brothers who found a Buddhist statue in the river which became the origin of Sensoji Temple. Admire statues, lanterns, souvenir shops which are selected especially for children. Celebrate or despair with your children depending on the outcome of Sensoji’s infamous paper fortunes. Later, head to Hanayashiki, the oldest amusement park in Japan opened in 1853. This somewhat quaint facility now features 20+ kinds of modern rides and attractions. Enjoy an incredible inclusion in the tour: unlimited access to rides and attractions with much less waiting time than in major theme parks. Feel free to stay at the park after your tour ends.

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Half-Day Tokyo Kimono Photoshoot Walking Tour in Asakusa

-Wear a beautiful kimono or hakama and begin your photogenic adventure Your photo adventure begins at a quaint kimono shop in Asakusa. After wearing this beautiful clothing and having your hair done, it's time to go out and begin your journey! -Welcome to Sensoji and its quaint gardens Your local guide will take you to Sensoji, where you will be able to learn the history of Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan. Here, take some more photos within the temple as well as the gardens and the famous Nakamise Street surrounding the temple. -Make Asakusa your stage for a beautiful photoshoot. Your guide will take you to other districts within Asakusa such as the Azuma bridge. On the bridge you will have breathtaking views of the bizarre Sapporo monument, as well as Tokyo SkyTree. Magical Trip is a local tour operator with the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence that offers various types of small-group tours throughout Japan! Check out our Trip Advisor Page for more tours and our reviews!

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