Hidden Tokyo: Along The Nostalgic Tram Line

Take a ride on Tokyo’s last operating tram to discover Old Tokyo’s Showa-era atmosphere and the forgotten district of Sanya. Discover a different side of Tokyo with a ride on Toden Arakawa Line, the last operating tram line in Tokyo. Take a journey to shitamachi, Old Tokyo, where there is a long history, shopping areas, and temples. Later we will head to Sanya, considered a ghetto district, where underdogs and daily workers used to live during the difficult post-war years. This is also the setting of Ashita no Joe.
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Shinjuku City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Take a ride on Tokyo’s last operating tram to discover Old Tokyo’s Showa-era atmosphere and the forgotten district of Sanya. Discover a different side of Tokyo with a ride on Toden Arakawa Line, the last operating tram line in Tokyo. Take a journey to shitamachi, Old Tokyo, where there is a long history, shopping areas, and temples. Later we will head to Sanya, considered a ghetto district, where underdogs and daily workers used to live during the difficult post-war years. This is also the setting of Ashita no Joe.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Kishimojindo, 3-15-20 Zoshigaya, Toshima 171-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Kishimojindo Shrine – protector of birth and home to the second biggest Ginko Biloba of Tokyo

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sugamo, Sugamo, Toshima, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Sugamo -“Harajuku for Granny” and a temple dedicated to health

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Oji Shrine, 1-1-12 Ojihoncho, Kita 114-0022 Tokyo Prefecture

Oji Shrine and Nanushinotaki Waterfall

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Minowa-machi, Minowa-machi, Kamiina-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Koshinetsu, Chubu

The old fashioned shopping street of Minowa
Sanya and Ashita no Joe Statue

Duration: 1 hour