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Tokyo by Bike: Skytree, Kiyosumi Garden and Sumo Stadium

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    What to Expect
    Take a personalized bike ride through Tokyo’s Shitamachi area, giving you a firsthand taste of the traditional religious monuments, gardens, stadiums, and modern tourist landmarks that define this bustling area. Over the course of your leisurely excursion, you’ll get a taste of the many contrasts between new and old that make Tokyo such a fascinating city to visit.

    Start your cycle tour in front of the neighborhood’s Quraz building just across from Kachidoki station in the morning, where you’ll meet your guide and climb aboard your comfortable bike for your exploration of Tokyo’s Shitamachi area. This historic area, which was once home to Japanese commoners during the country’s Edo period, has transformed into a busy district that’s now the site of both modern high rises and traditional Japanese buildings, often that sit side-by-side.

    Make your first cycle stop at Sumiyoshi Shrine on the old island of Tsukudajima. Then head to the neighborhood’s Fukagawa-fudo Temple and Tomioka Hachimangu, a Buddhist center and Shinto shrine visited by many locals. Continue pedaling with your guide to Kiyosumi Gardens, navigating a beautiful pond where turtles and koi swim along the way. Proceed on to Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Stadium, the site of the country’s most famous sumo tournaments, where you may have the chance to see one the hulking wrestlers hanging around outside.

    Take a cycling break around midday at a local restaurant, where you are free to purchase lunch at your own expense.

    Finish your cycling trip in the afternoon at the base of Tokyo Skytree. At this point, your guide will point you in the direction of nearby Asakusa for more sightseeing on your own or provide directions to your next destination. If you prefer to linger in the area, browse for a few souvenirs at the Soramachi shopping mall, or head up to the 2,080-foot (634m) Skytree Observatory, where you can enjoy incredible panoramic views of Tokyo and the surrounding area beyond.

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Quraz Kachidoki Tsukishima, 2-chōme-11-9 Kachidoki, Chuo City, Tōkyō-to 104-0054, Japan
    Departure Time
    9:20 AM
    Return Details
    TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN, 1 Chome-1 Oshiage, Sumida City, Tokyo 131-0045, Japan
    • Bike and helmet rental
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - Kiyosumi Teien
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entry/Admission - Tokyo Skytree
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Minimum age is 11 years
    • Riders should dress comfortably
    • As there is no basket on the rental bikes, riders should carry very little with them. If necessary, please bring a light backpack or messenger bag for belongings.
    • Rider height must be between 53 inches and 75 inches (135cm - 190cm) in order ensure proper bike fit
    • Maximum rider weight is 210 lbs (95kg)
    • This tour does not climb Tokyo Skytree. It does, however, conclude at the base of the tower and travelers are free to continue exploring
    • Attractions may be omitted or substituted due to operational reasons. In case of bad weather, cycling may be canceled and tour will be conducted via public transportation. Please note no refunds will be issued because of this
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    These two are the best! literally I could have hung around with these two my entire time I was in Tokyo. Whenever you go to a city you want to see it for what it is, you want to get a feel for the place and go off the beaten track, well thats what we did. I was loved the water
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    One might not think of exploring a major city like Tokyo on bike as a practical idea, however, I highly recommend this exceptional opportunity to spend a day with Yoko and Yasushi. info@cyclingtourstokyo.com. They made sure that we were comfortable and safe and provided a
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    I would definitively recommended this tour for anyone visiting Tokyo! Our guides were informative and showed us a lot of interesting things we otherwise would have missed. I especially loved the japanese traditional garden.
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    I did Tokyo Skytree cycling tour with Yoko and I had wonderful time. Definitely recommend it to everyone, especially if you want something off the beaten touristy track. It was my first time in Tokyo and I must say my knowledge of local ways and culture doubled that day.
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    Yoko and Yasushi are the nicest people and had a lot of great knowledge about the area. This tour allowed us to see parts of Tokyo we otherwise wouldn't have seen, definitely recommend!
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    • Duration: 6h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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