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Journey through the floating world

Journey through the floating world

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I study Japanese art history and aesthetics at Keio University in Tokyo. I have guided tours throughout the city and in various museums. My specialization is printed art: ukiyo-e and early modern illustrated books.
Frank
Frank
Frank
Frank

What we’ll do

Let's delve into the glittering world of geisha, courtesans and actors together. In pictures of the Floating World (ukiyo-e), we find the most vivid and comprehensive depictions of their lives. In this "journey through the Floating World" we will first take a trip to some of the remains of the old Edo entertainment district, the Yoshiwara. Then, I will guide you through a museum exhibition of…

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Transportation costs and museum tickets need to be covered by guests themselves (around ¥1000)

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Where you'll be

We will visit three areas during the tour. First, we will visit a site related to the Floating World. Then, we will visit a museum exhibition that displays pictures of the Floating World. We will end the tour at a shop that sells ukiyo-e in the Jinbocho district.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

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Transportation costs and museum tickets need to be covered by guests themselves (around ¥1000)
Frank
art walk
Journey through the floating world
14 reviews
$58/person
14 reviews
$58/person