Explore Tokyo’s Hidden Gems: Nihonbashi and Asakusa Tour

Welcome to our captivating tour that unveils the rich cultural tapestry of Tokyo! Embark on an enchanting journey through the iconic neighborhoods of Nihonbashi and Asakusa. Our expert local guides will lead you through historical streets, ancient temple, and historic landmarks to traditional crafts, this tour takes you on a journey through the rich cultural heritage of Japan, revealing the secrets and stories that make these places truly special.

Nihonbashi is home to many long-established stores. It is also home to the starting points of Japan’s Five Highways and many historically important buildings.
In Asakusa, Japan’s oldest shopping street stretches out around Tokyo’s oldest temple, where you’ll find food and souvenirs that give you a taste of Japan.
Asakusa is also home to Kappabashi Shopping Street, where kitchenware has been used by professionals since ancient times, and Kawahanado, which is famous as a town for shoemakers. We will go from Asakusa on the front side to the deeper areas.

Our knowledgeable Local Guide Interpreters will introduce you to the hidden gems of Nihonbashi and Asakusa. Discover the best spots for sightseeing, shopping, and enjoying local cuisine!

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Nihonbashi is close to Ginza and Tokyo station, the city district of Nihonbashi blends traditional charm with modern architecture. The town has classy and classic atmosphere are many long-established shops and restaurants.

Since the beginning of the 16th century, Nihonbashi has developed as a castle town with fish market, theater and night-town under the official approval of the Edo Shogunate. Therefore, it is a place where you can feel a lot of history.

The historic bridge that symbolizes Tokyo’s past and present. Learn about its role in trade, culture, and architecture. Marvel at the blend of old-world charm and modern skyscrapers.

Fukutoku Shrine

Japanese tenugui dyed using traditional methods are soft to the touch, easy to dry, and convenient.

Japanese Towel Tenugui

Ningyo cho is the part of Nihonbashi. The area used to have a puppet show as entertainment, and many craft man lived in a town. And also The area has theater and night town”Yoshiwara” . You can feel the retro and nostalgic atmosphere everywhere in the town.

Ningyocho street deli
Ningyocho Clock

Asakusa is a great juxtaposition of the old and the new. Enter through the enormous bright-red Kaminarimon, meaning “thunder gate,” and walk through whorls of incense smoke before leaving a traditional five-yen offering at the capital’s iconic Sensoji Temple. The illumination of the temple at night is solemn and the atmosphere is different from the daytime.

Step into a realm of spirituality and tranquility. Our guides will share the temple’s legends, rituals, and the significance of the iconic Thunder Gate (Kaminarimon).

With delicious street food, abundant shopping, and retro charm around every corner, Asakusa is an unmissable stop during your visit to Tokyo. Don’t miss the chance to savor a freshly baked ningyo-yaki(sweet red bean cake).

Illumination of Sensoji

Kappabashi street famous for the wholesale district of cooking utilities near the main street of Asakusa. There are 170 stores include a replica food, Japanese knife, traditional kitchen tool from Taisho era(1912-1926).

Kappabashi Street

The food replica making is an option. Please let us know, if you wanted to try. The food replica class need a reservation in advance.

Food replica
Kappabashi street

Hanakawada is the backside of iconic Asakusa street. There are many shoemaker’s shops and local neighbor atmosphere. In this area, each shoe is made by hand.

Tokyo Kimono Shoes use Kimono fabric to make a original leather shoes. Don’t miss it the craftmanship.

Tokyo Kimono Shoes

River sidewalk is good view of Sky tree and Sumida River. Sumida Park is one of the best places to watch the cherry blossom in Spring.

Our guide will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel or any preferred place, allowing you to relax and enjoy yourself like a local without the stress of complicated public transport.
Your departure time and course contents will be arranged to suit your schedule.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with us by inquiry form.