Best of Tokyo Small Group or Private: Japanese Traditions, Shopping & Food Tour

Best of Tokyo Small Group or Private: Japanese Traditions, Shopping & Food Tour

Spend your day with us browsing Ningyocho, a charming neighborhood known for its special, traditional souvenirs and goods made right here in Japan and get some insight to the foods and snacks the Japanese people eat and typical items they use in everyday life

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Stop At: Ningyōchō Karakuri Yagura, Japan, 〒103-0013 Tokyo, Chuo City, Nihonbashiningyōchō, 2-chōme−2−3 堀口ビル

The tour starts at one of the tower clocks which shows the story of Edo lifestyle at 12:45 pm. We will learn how Nongyocho was created

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Itakuraya, 2-chōme-4-2 Nihonbashiningyōchō, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0013, Japan

We will stop at the Ningyoyaki shop which was founded 104 years ago. This shop is the original store which started making the Ningyoyaki with red bean paste inside. If the shop is less crowded, we can walk to the back of the shop to observe how Ningyoyaki is being made. We will try one of Ningyoyaki which was made in front of you.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nihonbashiningyocho, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0013, Japan

We will walk through the allies in Ningyocho stopping at the several shops. Most of them have been in the business for more than 100 years within the family. We will talk about the history and culture in this area. We will try a few more snacks as we walk along. Some of them are sweets and others are savoury.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Koami-jinja Shrine, 16-23 Nihonbashikoamichō, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0016, Japan

We will go to the Koami Shrine on the way to Nihonbashi. We will show you how to visit a shrine and if you wish, you can wash your money wishing for the wealth.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Nihonbashi, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0027, Japan

We are now in Nihonbashi where you will see the busy town where the oldest department store is located. This area also has many traditional stores which have been serving Japanese people for a long period of time. We will stop at several shops. One of them, Saruya, has been selling only toothpicks for 300 years.

Duration: 1 hour

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children 5 and younger are free of charge"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"A moderate amount of walking is involved; please wear comfortable walking shoes"
"The tour includes a brief visit to a small shrine. Modest dress is highly recommended — shoulders should be covered and pants or a skirt that covers the knees should be worn"
"This tour includes visits to independent, family-run businesses, which may sometimes unexpectedly close or alter their hours for the day. In such a case, the tour will visit other nearby shops or attractions that still keep with the theme and essence of the tour"
"You can access the meeting point from any of the following metro lines: Ningyocho station, Hibiya Line, Exit A1 (3-minute walk); Ningyocho Station, Asakusa Line, Exit A3 (7-minute walk); or Suitengumae Station, Hanzomon Line, Exit 7 (4-minute walk) While this tour is not physically exerting, it is a walking tour, and you will be on your feet and walking for all of the three hours."
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: On this tour you will visit various 100+ year-old family owned businesses and help maintain and support unique Japanese crafts, food and culture, which will help keep these important traditions alive."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing.
Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols."

Hora de Inicio: 12:45 PM
Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: McDonald's Ningyōchō., 2-chōme-3-1 Nihonbashiningyōchō, Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0013, Japan

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Food samplings as per the itinerary
  • Local English-speaking guide

No Incluye

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


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