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Adventurous Private Japanese Food Tour

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    Pass By: Japan Awaits, Tokyo Prefecture


    Pass By: Senso-ji Temple, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

    It is Tokyo's oldest temple, and one of its most significant.

    Pass By: Tokyo Skytree, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida 131-0045 Tokyo Prefecture

    World's tallest freestanding broadcasting tower with an observation deck boasting 360-degree views.

    Pass By: Tokyo Tower, 4-2-8 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011 Tokyo Prefecture

    Reminiscent of the Eiffel Tower, this landmark features observation areas & other attractions.

    Pass By: Asakusa, Taito Tokyo Prefecture

    Asakusa retains the vibe of an older Tokyo, with traditional craft shops and street-food stalls along Nakamise Street near the ancient Sensō-ji temple.

    Pass By: Asakusa Shrine, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

    Asakusa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan. Also known as Sanja-sama, it is one of the most famous Shinto shrines in the city.

    Pass By: Sumida River, Tokyo Prefecture

    The Sumida River is a river that flows through Tokyo, Japan. It branches from the Arakawa River at Iwabuchi and flows into Tokyo Bay.

    Pass By: Akihabara, Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

    Akihabara is a buzzing shopping hub famed for its electronics retailers, ranging from tiny stalls to vast department stores like Yodobashi Multimedia Akiba.

    Pass By: Ueno Park, 5_20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

    A paradise-like oasis of green in the heart of busy Tokyo, Ueno Park is the city's largest green space and one of its most popular tourist attractions.

    Pass By: Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai), 3-8-12 Matsugaya, Taito 111-0036 Tokyo Prefecture

    Popular shopping street known for its many restaurant-supply shops & kitchen-equipment dealers.

    Pass By: Hama Rikyu Gardens, 1-1 Hamarikyu Teien, Chuo 104-0046 Tokyo Prefecture

    Public park with a pond, laid out in the Edo-period style, on the site of 17th-century Shogun villa.

    Pass By: Tokyo National Museum, 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

    Stately museum complex devoted to the art & antiquities of Japan, as well as other Asian countries.

    Pass By: Tsukiji Fish Market, 4-14-2 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045 Tokyo Prefecture

    Sprawling wholesale fish market with an array of seafood & viewing areas for a popular tuna auction.

    Pass By: Ginza, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

    Tokyo's most famous upmarket shopping, dining and entertainment district, featuring numerous department stores, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, night clubs and cafes.

    Pass By: Suzukien, 3-38-33 Asagaya Minami, Suginami 166-0004 Tokyo Prefecture

    This ancient tea parlor sells a unique selection of tea-related items including seven different intensities of matcha gelatos.

    Pass By: Sumida Park, Tokyo Prefecture

    Sumida Park between the Azumabashi and Sakurabashi bridges is a great place to have a hanami cherry blossom viewing party. There are 640 cherry blossom trees.

    Pass By: TOKYO WATER TAXI, 2-chōme-1-11 Shibaura, Minato City, Tōkyō-to 108-0023, Japan

    Most of the water buses are operated by the Tokyo Cruise Ship Company, and the Sumida River Line runs from Asakusa to Hama Rikyu garden (35 minutes).

    Pass By: Hanayashiki, 2-28-1 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

    Originally opened as a flower park, Hanayashiki is a small amusement park with a history of more than 150 years. Located just a few steps from Sensoji, the nostalgic amusement park including a small Ferris wheel, roller coaster, carousel and space shot.

    Pass By: National Museum of Nature and Science, 7-20 Uenokoen, Taito 110-0007 Tokyo Prefecture

    Sprawling museum with a 360-degree movie theater & exhibits on topics such as dinosaurs & evolution.

    Pass By: National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation Miraikan, 2-3-6 Aomi, Koto 135-0064 Tokyo Prefecture

    Hands-on exhibits & classes exploring the future of science & technology, plus a cafe & a gift shop.

    Pass By: Edo-Tokyo Museum, 1-4-1 Yokoami, Sumida 130-0015 Tokyo Prefecture

    The museum's permanent exhibition vividly illustrates the past of Tokyo (known as Edo until 1869) through its exhibits and covers many features of the capital from the Edo Period to relatively recent decades.

    Pass By: Rikugi Park Playground, 6-16-10 Honkomagome, Bunkyo 113-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

    Picturesque garden featuring traditional Japanese landscaping, several teahouses & a central pond.

    Pass By: Yasukuni Shrine, 3-1-1 Kudankita, Chiyoda 102-8246 Tokyo Prefecture

    Shinto-style shrine commemorating Japanese war dead with a military history museum on its grounds.

    Pass By: Japanese Gallery Ginza Seiyodo, 1-13-1 Ginza Antique Mall Ginza 1F, Chuo 104-0061 Tokyo Prefecture

    Rising up a whopping nine floors, Itōya features just about everything you’d expect in a stationary shop, from pens and notebooks to postcards and folders.

    Pass By: Ginza Mitsukoshi, 4-6-16 Ginza, Chuo 104-8212 Tokyo Prefecture

    Mitsukoshi Ginza is one of the most famous and exclusive department stores in Japan.

    Pass By: Matsuya Ginza, 3-6-1 Ginza, Chuo 104-8130 Tokyo Prefecture

    This trendy and upscale department store features the latest styles from famous international and Japanese designers ranging from Dior and Louis Vuitton to issey Miyake and Yohji Yamamoto.

    Pass By: Yurakucho, Chiyoda Tokyo Prefecture

    Yūrakuchō is a business district of Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, situated in between the Ginza and Hibiya Park, southeast of the Tokyo Imperial Palace.

    Pass By: Hibiya Park, 1-6 Hibiiya-koen, Hibiyakoen, Chuo 100-0012 Tokyo Prefecture

    Hibiya Park with its carefully maintained trees, grass lawns and flower beds, is an oasis of calm in the heart of the city, and is within easy walking distance of the Imperial Palace and Ginza.

    Pass By: Imperial Palace, 1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda 100-8111 Tokyo Prefecture

    This site with scenic gardens & tours of the grounds is the main residence of the emperor of Japan.

    Pass By: Tokyo Station Gallery, 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda 100-0005 Tokyo Prefecture

    Tokyo Station and its beautiful, nostalgic red brick building is on the must-see list of every tourist to Japan.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ginza Station, Tokyo (Exit C1)
    Departure Time
    5:30 PM
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Ginza Station, Tokyo
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Japanese food tasting
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Dinner
    • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Minimum age is 10 years (must be accompanied by an adult)
    • Minimum drinking age is 20 years
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 13 June 2019

    This tour was very interesting and allowed me to try some restaurants and dishes I never would have tried on my own. I tried Fugu, various seafoods, and horse meat cooked in several ways. My favorite that I tried was the crab liver cooked in...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank nipunug
    Reviewed 4 September 2018

    Our Guide Shoji was great. He took us to off the beaten path eateries that we would have never found in Tokyo, and helped us sample foods that we would never had tried. We also learned in-depth details about Japanese food, especially horsemeat and poisonous...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank jake758
    Reviewed 19 May 2018

    Just finished the Adventurous Japanese Food Tour, and I’m very pleased. Horse, Whale and Fugu are some of the offerings. I choose horse. However when I mentioned to Asam iYanagisawa, that I was really just interested in having authentic Japanese food, she took me to...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    3  Thank Mary J R
    JapanAwaits, Guest Relations Manager at Japan Awaits, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

    Thank you for your kind review, Mary. We are happy you enjoyed the experience and we hope to see you in Japan again soon!

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