Experience old and nostalgic Tokyo.
① Tennoji Temple This Buddhist Temple sits on the edge of the Yanaka Cemetery and dates back to 1274 It is located in a pleasant garden behind an old wooden gate. It the grounds is a bronze Buddhist statue that that dates back to 1690 and was referred to by locals as Tennoji Daibutsu. Well worth a stop by.
② Yanaka Cemetery This is an impressive cemetary and worth a look even though cemetaries are not normally for tourists. It covers 100,000 square meters and has over 7,000 graves. It also has history as after the Meji Restoration the government wanted to separate Buddhism and Shinto graves but most places were Buddhist owned so they established a public buriel ground in Yanaka in 1871.
③ Yuka-An (optional) There's a place to experience Japanese Tea ceremony on Tatami mats! It's on 2nd floor of the building of Gallery Okubo. The price of the tea (￥1,000) is not included into our tour cost, but you can actually try the authentic Japanese tea with the help of professional. Closed: Mondays,Tuesdays.
④ Nezu Shrine One of Japan’s oldest shrine and perhaps most striking, set amidst huge trees and flowering azalea shrubs with ponds, pathways and iconic colored charming wooden structures reflecting age old culture and beauty including several small vermillon colored toriis.
⑤ Yanaka Ginza Street One of best shopping streets in Tokyo, with the well-remained old town “Shitamachi” atmosphere. Explore the nostalgic side of Tokyo through Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street!
Professional guide (English, French, Italian, Chinese).
Food & drinks (100-500 yen depending on what you want to try）
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (please add ¥3,000 yen per group to the tour price for hotel pick up.)
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