19/09/2016

Route D: Fukagawa – Deep Tokyo

“Meet the most famous Haiku poet, Basho and visit the area he used to live.”

High lights

The first half day tour route we made for family with small children or people who visit Tokyo only for short time. This route go to less busy area at the east of Sumida river.

  • Kiyosumi Garden, a traditional Japanese style garden with pond at the center of the garden, where you will see many birds, Koi carp and turtles
  • Fukagawa Edo Museum, a history museum we can see how local people lived in the middle of 1800’s in Edo
  • Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine where Sumo was used to be held

…and more!

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5/5

Route

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1. Departure 09:00 or 12:30

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 departure time, we may not be able to wait.

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2. Crossing Sumida River

Either Kiyosu bridge or Eitai bridge. enjoy the different design of the bridges over Sumida river.

3. Kiyosumi Garden

A traditional garden once designed and owned by Mr. Iwasaki who is the founder of Mitsubishi group.

4. Fukagawa Edo museum

You can find what Edo town was like through their replica Edo houses and buildings. Enjoy time travel to the middle of 19 centries.

5. Kiba park

Kiba park used to be a timber pond and it is located at the intersection of two main canals in eastern Tokyo.

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6. Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine

Many shrines and temples are scattered about this area

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7. Goal 11:30 or 15:00

Crossing back from east side of Sumida to Chuo ward. Our tour office is the goal!

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5/5

PRICE and DIFFICULTY

6,000 Japanese Yen
(including tax,rental bike, box lunch, bottle of water, guide.)
★ (Very easy)

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.