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The Hidden/Local Sites and Off-the-beaten tracks in Tokyo [Yanaka, Kagurazaka, Ueno/Ameyoko]


If you have already been to major touristic spots in Tokyo and now look for some interesting places that only locals know, this would be the perfect tour for you.
Kagurazaka is traditionally known as a geisha town that you can hardly see in Tokyo now. Our guide will show you geisha houses and restaurants on labyrinthine stone pavements.
Yanaka is one of few districts in Tokyo where old atmosphere of good old days still remains. You will stroll the narrow winding alleys along traditional wooden houses, small shops, cemeteries and Buddhist temples.
Ueno is a unique area consisting of different types of places. It's an art and cultural district with many museums and galleries including Tokyo National Museum in Ueno Park. It is also known as lively and bustling shopping and dining district especially in Ameyoko Shopping Market where you find variety of products such as fresh fish, dried food, clothes, and cosmetics.

[Title] The hidden/local sites and off-the-beaten tracks in Tokyo

Tour Highlights


  • Geisha district and labyrinthine stone pavement
  • Local traditional shops run for several generations
  • Bishamon-ten temple (landmark of the town)
  • Akagi-jinja shrine (designed by Kengo KUMA, a famous architect)


  • local shopping arcade (You can enjoy exploring food stands.)
  • old traditional residential distric
  • small local Buddhist temples
  • cemetery where the last Shogun's grave is located
  • traditional shops along the street


  • Ueno Park (large public park with cultural spots)
  • Ameyoko Market street (popular lively market)


[Tour Length]
8 hrs

[Available Day & Time]
Everyday 09:00-20:00
*Later starting time like 10:00 a.m. suggested due to Yanaka and Kagurazaka's business hours.

[Pick-up & drop-off place]
Your hotel in central Tokyo

Public transportation like underground & above ground, bus and taxi if required


[Price per group (up to 6 persons)]
32,000 yen

-Item included
An English-speaking guide service provided during sightseeing and transfers

-Item NOT included
Transportation (approx. 1,000 yen per person.)
Meals and beverage
Any other expenses of personal nature


  • This is a walking tour. Although subways and trains are used most of the time, you'll be walking a few miles/kilometres during the tour. Please dress casually and wear shoes comfortable for walking.
  • Every tour is arranged per each request regardless of the number of guest in a group up to 6 and there won't be any mixed group.

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  • Model: SGN83

This product was added to our catalog on Monday 15 February, 2016.