19/09/2016

Route B: Edo-Tokyo Culture

” Through Sumo wrestler’s town to Asakusa, the oldest temple in Tokyo”

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High lights

This is the second route we created in 2009.The route show you northern west of central Tokyo and we want to show you the most popular tourist attraction, Sensoji temple in Asakusa.

  • Nihomhashi bridge, historical area with famous shops and restaurants
  • The old and charming town, Nigyocho
  • Sumo wrestler’s home town, Ryogoku
  • The oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Senso-ji in Asakusa
  • Cycling through Ueno park
  • Small and narrow backstreets in Hongo area near University of Tokyo
  • The Imperial Palace

…and more!

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5/5

Route

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1. Departure 09:00

09:00 Meet at our office :
1-3-2, Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Registration, Review of General Guidelines

*Please remember that if you are late for the 9:00 a.m. departure time, we may not be able to wait.

2. Nihombashi

The historic beautiful bridge located in the middle of the traditional shopping area.

3. Old town, Ningyo-cho

The charming old area. We will stop by Japanese sweet shop and enjoy them at the local park.

4. Ryogoku – Sumo wrestler’s town

If we are lucky enough we will have a chance to see the wrestlers.

5. Asakusa – Sensoji

The oldest temple in Tokyo We have free time there after lunch.

6. Ueno park

Beautiful with cherry blossoms in spring and lotus flowers in summer.

7.The University of Tokyo

Short break at the campus. It is the oldest university in Japan . And then cycle through cozy backstreets in Hongo area.

8. The Imperial Palace

Imperial Palace will be the last stop!

9.Goal 15:00

Goal! Our office.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5/5

PRICE & DIFFICULTY

10,000 Japanese Yen
(including tax,rental bike, box lunch, bottle of water, guide. )
★★ (Easy, terrain is mostly flat)

REMARKS

Capacity :
Maximum 15 persons (Minimum 2 persons)

Reservation :
Prior reservation is needed

Cancellation :
If you’d like to cancel the tour, please let us know in advance, there are some guests who are on the waiting list. Thank you for your cooperation!
— Further questions, please see ‘FAQ’ page.