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Cultural Curiosities Made In Japan

Cultural Curiosities Made In Japan

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Living in Japan since 2006, I have been working at Tokyo Urban Adventures as a tour guide for the last 5 years, where I met Yusuke, Kazu, Yoshi and Ayaka and we are lucky enough to spend our days sharing our favourite places, food and drinks. After all these years, it still amazes me how everything in Japan seems to have a meaning, from the shape of the sweets we try to the patterns of the fans…
Meg & Friends
Meg & Friends
Meg & Friends
Meg & Friends

What we’ll do

Start our walk in Ningyocho, an area known for its old traditions and, as you’ll soon discover, some very tasty treats. We’ll visit a number of shops that have been around for over 100 years, many of which are still family-owned and operated and specialise in unique goods made right here in Japan, from fans to incense and tenugui, beautiful towels depicting different traditional Japanese…

What else you should know

We visit independent, family-run businesses, that may unexpectedly close or alter their working hours. In such a case, we'll visit other nearby shops or attractions that still keeps its essence.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
traditional sweets, snack vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, lacto free available

What to bring

comfortable shoes

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Where you'll be

Browse for traditional goods – made right here in Japan! Gain some insight to the foods and snacks that Japanese people eat and the typical items they use in everyday life in Ningyocho, known for its old traditions, tasty treats and important shrines and Nihonbashi, a hub for merchants in the Edo period now a financial district that houses trading firms and the Tokyo Stock Exchange also features many traditional shops hidden in its alleyways.

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Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

We visit independent, family-run businesses, that may unexpectedly close or alter their working hours. In such a case, we'll visit other nearby shops or attractions that still keeps its essence.
Meg & Friends
culture walk
Cultural Curiosities Made In Japan
67 reviews
From $62/person
67 reviews
From $62/person