Private Tour - Explore Japanese Ancient History in Yoshimi

Ancient graves, ancient craft and local cuisine.

Yoshimi is a town located right in the center of Saitama Prefecture. On this tour you will be visiting a unique National Historic Site; the Yoshimi Hundred Caves. The caves are known to be ancient tomb graves from the Kofun Period (250-538 AD), and are just as exciting as visiting Egyptian pyramids! You can even walk through the caves to explore them. Another part of this tour is having a go at making an ancient craft. The lucky charm that you make here can be taken home as a souvenir of your trip. At the end of the tour, your otomo tour guide will introduce you to a delicious dish, using the local speciality; strawberries. You will not find a unique tour like this elsewhere!
* Duration: 4 to 5 hours
* Starts: Kawagoe, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




Ancient graves, ancient craft and local cuisine.

Yoshimi is a town located right in the center of Saitama Prefecture. On this tour you will be visiting a unique National Historic Site; the Yoshimi Hundred Caves. The caves are known to be ancient tomb graves from the Kofun Period (250-538 AD), and are just as exciting as visiting Egyptian pyramids! You can even walk through the caves to explore them. Another part of this tour is having a go at making an ancient craft. The lucky charm that you make here can be taken home as a souvenir of your trip. At the end of the tour, your otomo tour guide will introduce you to a delicious dish, using the local speciality; strawberries. You will not find a unique tour like this elsewhere!

Itinerary
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Stop At: The Hundred Caves of Yoshimi (Hyakketsu), 327 Kitayoshimi, Yoshimi, Hiki District, Saitama 355-0155, Japan

Visit the uniquely shaped ancient graves. If you are lucky, you might see the glowing moss that grows on the walls of the caves!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yoshimi-machi, Yoshimi-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture, Kanto

Yoshimi-machi Reserve Cultural Assets Center: Make an ancient lucky charm!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Yoshimi-machi, Yoshimi-machi, Hiki-gun, Saitama Prefecture, Kanto

Taste the delicious local food of Yoshimi.

Duration: 1 hour