Private Tour - A Day Surrounded by Traditional Architecture and Ukiyo-e

Explore Kawaguchi in the outskirts of Tokyo!

On this tour you will visit the outskirts of the capital city, in search of beautiful traditional Japanese architecture and woodblock prints; ukiyo-e. Discover the magical work of the master of ukiyo-e, Kawanabe Kyosai, at his Memorial Museum, and visit the unique old townhouses of Kawaguchi.

You will notice that the townhouses have a mixture of Japanese and Western architectural styles. One of the old houses has been renovated and is now used as a coffee shop. Sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee in this town where time seems to move slowly.

The locations on this tour can be quite hard to find alone, but that is why we have set up this special tour so that you can enjoy authentic Japan!
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Kawaguchi, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Explore Kawaguchi in the outskirts of Tokyo!

On this tour you will visit the outskirts of the capital city, in search of beautiful traditional Japanese architecture and woodblock prints; ukiyo-e. Discover the magical work of the master of ukiyo-e, Kawanabe Kyosai, at his Memorial Museum, and visit the unique old townhouses of Kawaguchi.

You will notice that the townhouses have a mixture of Japanese and Western architectural styles. One of the old houses has been renovated and is now used as a coffee shop. Sit back and enjoy a cup of coffee in this town where time seems to move slowly.

The locations on this tour can be quite hard to find alone, but that is why we have set up this special tour so that you can enjoy authentic Japan!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kawanabe Kyosai Memorial Museum, 4-36-4 Minamimachi, Warabi 335-0003 Saitama Prefecture

Visit this cozy museum filled with the work of the master ukiyo-e artist, famous worldwide; Kawanabe Kyosai.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 川口市 母子・父子福祉センター, 15-2 Kanayamachō, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332-0014, Japan

・Heigoro Merchant House: Visit this wonderful building with a mix of Japanese and Western architectural styles. Once used as a casting wholesaler, this building is now used as a welfare center that only locals know of.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Former Tanaka House, 1-chōme-7-2 Suehiro, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332-0006, Japan

Built roughly 100 years ago, this enormous house shows off its magnificent architecture and is a wonderful place to visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: senkiya, 715 Ishigami, Kawaguchi, Saitama 333-0823, Japan

Explore all the shops and spaces in this complex and enjoy a cup of coffee in a beautiful coffee shop.

Duration: 2 hours