1. Japan
  2. Kantō Region
  3. Tokyo
  4. Tokyo Skytree

Asakusa: 2-Hour Photographic Walking Tour

Product ID: 343726
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Explore the old and modern, retro and savory parts of Asakusa with a knowledgeable, English-speaking guide. You will be able to remember this tour of Tokyo's oldest neighborhood from photos that your photographer-guide will take for you along the way.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Asakusa area on foot with a professional photographer and guide
  • Enjoy local insight, recommendations, and explanations of iconic buildings and sights
  • Return home with professionally taken pictures of you
Full description
Your meeting point is in front of the Asakusa tourist information center. Following a brief introduction you will head up to the top floor of the Information Center for wonderful views, overlooking the area in which your tour will take place. Your tour will then continue to the Kaminarimon Gate, also known as Thunder Gate, where you can take a few pictures before continuing onto Nakamise Street.

Nakamise is an old yet still hustling-and-bustling shopping street in Japan. Over 90 shops and food stalls are lined up between the gate and the main hall of the temple. On the way to the temple you can stop and look for souvenirs, and can also opt to try some local delicacies.

At the Sensoji Temple your guide will explain and demonstrate the proper way to behave and pray at both a Buddhist Temple as well as a Shinto Shrine. You can enjoy the old architectural style by viewing the 5-story pagoda and the Hozomon Gate, and following a short walk to the rather quiet and serene Sumider Park by the Sumida River, you will see more modern architectural styles. As you return to the tour starting point, your tour will come to an end.
Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide and photographer
  • Professional photo shoot
  • 20-30 or more edited, high-quality photos sent as data via email
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Admission fees
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet your guide just outside the entrance of the Culture Tourist Information Center on the sidewalk.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• This tour will start punctually, no refunds will be given to those who are late
• This is an open-group tour for up to 6 participants (including children and babies)
• Tour fees will be charged by the number of participants, regardless of age
• This experience is wheelchair and stroller friendly

From US$ 125.25 per person

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Ebisuya Rickshaw

Product ID: 343726