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  1. Japan
  2. Tokyo
  3. Sumida River

Asakusa: History Tour and Live Performance with Lunch

Product ID: 315702
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Experience an in-depth walking tour focused on the history of Asakusa, Tokyo's heartland. Enjoy a visit to an exclusive restaurant for a live Tsugaru-shamisen performance and lunch.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a personalized experience in a small group
  • Hear the pure acoustic sounds of traditional instruments
  • Learn local history from an in-depth guided walking tour
Full description
Experience an in-depth guided walking tour with lunch and live music in Asakusa, the heart of old Tokyo. Visit Azumabashi Bridge and then move on to the well-known Thunder Gate with a giant red lantern hanging under the gate, the entrance to the Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine. 

At noontime, visit a long-established Japanese restaurant for a live performance of Tsugaru-shamisen and traditional cuisine. Enjoy the music in intimate proximity to the musicians. Enjoy deep and passionate melodies that leave audiences mesmerized.

Next visit Hozomon, the Sensoji Temple and the Asakusa Shrine. Experience the coexistence of two distinct religions in the same premises while your guide unlocks local mysteries from a historical standpoint.
  • Lunch in the restaurant
  • Live music performance
  • Local English-speaking certified expert guide
  • Gratuities (guides would not accept them)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line G19 Asakusa Station, Exit 4. When you arrive at the Asakusa Station, look for Exit 4. When you reach it, go upstairs to get outside. The guide will be right there to meet you. You will see Azumabashi (a red bridge) crossing the Sumida River in front of you.

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Important information
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• A certain amount of time is required to arrange a guide and to book the restaurant, however, your local provider will try to accommodate as many last-minute bookings as possible
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From £113.86 £91.09 per person

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Shitamachi t Pro Co., Ltd.

Product ID: 315702