Private Evening Tour of Tokyo's Historic Wild Side, Yoshiwara

Follow your guide into the off the beaten tracks around Sanya and Yoshiwara, Japan’s most historically significant red-light district, and get a local’s look into the Historic Wild Side. Your guide will take you on a number of historical and unique spots to visit, little known even in to the local Japanese. 
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Arakawa City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Follow your guide into the off the beaten tracks around Sanya and Yoshiwara, Japan’s most historically significant red-light district, and get a local’s look into the Historic Wild Side. Your guide will take you on a number of historical and unique spots to visit, little known even in to the local Japanese. 

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kubikiri Jizo, 2-34-5, Minamisenju, Arakawa 116-0003 Tokyo Prefecture

Enmeiji Temple, less than five minutes walk from Minami Senju Station in northern Tokyo is the site of one of the main execution grounds in Tokyo during the Edo Period of Japanese history.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tamahime Inari-jinja Shrine, Japan, 〒111-0022 Tokyo, Taito City, Kiyokawa, 2-chōme−13−20 玉姫稲荷神社社務所

A Shinto shrine standing along Tamahimeinari-dori Street in 2 Chome Kiyokawa, Taito City. Dedicated to the god Uka no Mitama no Mikoto, records state it was founded in the year 760. The Kutsu no Megumi Matsuri Ichi (Shoe Festival) is a large-scale shoe market held on the shrine’s grounds by local shoe makers.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Irohakai Shotengai, 1-18-7 Nihonzutsumi, Taito 111-0021 Tokyo Prefecture

Irohakai Shōtengai is a 370 meter street at the center of the neighborhood formerly known as Sanya.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Yoshiwara Shrine, 3-20-2 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031 Tokyo Prefecture

Yoshiwara Shrine is the central shrine of Yoshiwara Benzaiten and five Inari shrines of Yoshiwara which today do not exist. Yoshiwara Benzaiten is located in one minute walk distance from Yoshiwara Shrine. Every year, the festivals of Yoshiwara Shrine is held on the 3rd Friday, Saturday and Sunday in May.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Yoshiwara Benzaiten, 3-22 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031 Tokyo Prefecture

Yoshiwara Benzaiten is a place mourning for dead many harlots by the Great Kanto Earthquake here.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Asakusa Naniwaya, Japan, 〒111-0032 Tokyo, Taito City, Asakusa, 2-chōme−2−12−4 もっこ

A store famous for taiyaki (fish-shaped, stuffed sweet bean pancakes), this is a franchise belonging to the flagship store Azabujuban Naniwaya known to be the origin of taiyaki. The crispy crust and sweet red bean paste with a subtle sweetness will melt in your mouth.

Duration: 15 minutes