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Dive into Tokyo Oasis: South Ikebukuro

Dive into Tokyo Oasis: South Ikebukuro

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English and French

About your host

Tokyo resident for more than 30 years, trilingual professional translator, expert urban walker in Tokyo back districts, certified tour manager, keen analyst of Tokyo classic and modern environments, unique narratives on the landscapes and people with whom we will interact with. I am confident your vision of Tokyo will be transformed. You will love the city even more.
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What we’ll do

Tokyo is an onion. Let’s peel the layers and move in no time from the modern urban stage to a thousand years ago. Set near the bustling Ikebukuro station district, this stroll reveals how an urban oasis is created and preserved in the middle of the big city. We engage with local residents and actors of the community old and young. We try past and present delicacies along the way and taste real…

What else you should know

We might leave shoes in some places so prefer comfortable walkable slip on types. Senior travelers too will enjoy the comfort of the experience.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Coffee break Western type coffee break and surprise savoury bites en route depending on shops time and weather condition.

What to bring

Umbrella for light rain according to weather forecast.
Comfortable urban shoes
In Summer. Bring water and a small towel. Hats recommended.

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Where you'll be

We'll start in Ikebukuro near the exceptional redeveloped and westernized Minami-Ikebukuro park, and wind our path through small alleyways toward old Japan, taking lovely small alleyways and eating a few meaningful bites along the way. We'll end back to teeming Ikebukuro from where you will pursue your journey.

Keep these in mind

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 3 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

More tips

We might leave shoes in some places so prefer comfortable walkable slip on types. Senior travelers too will enjoy the comfort of the experience.
Lionel
culture walk
Dive into Tokyo Oasis: South Ikebukuro
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From $193/person
1 review
From $193/person