Private Tour - Explore the Local, Residential Areas of Tokyo

Traditional houses, temples and shrines in the Setagaya Ward.

If you are more interested in the everyday lives of the Japanese than in famous landmarks, this tour might be just right for you. On this tour you can see the true simplicity of the Japanese lifestyle that has often been described in literature. This tour will take you to a quiet neighbourhood which is an area little known to tourists. Spend some valuable time exploring residential neighbourhoods, visit the temples and shrines located among the residents’ houses and spot the kayabuki yane, the traditional straw thatched roofs.
* Duration: 4 to 5 hours
* Starts: Shinjuku City, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




Traditional houses, temples and shrines in the Setagaya Ward.

If you are more interested in the everyday lives of the Japanese than in famous landmarks, this tour might be just right for you. On this tour you can see the true simplicity of the Japanese lifestyle that has often been described in literature. This tour will take you to a quiet neighbourhood which is an area little known to tourists. Spend some valuable time exploring residential neighbourhoods, visit the temples and shrines located among the residents’ houses and spot the kayabuki yane, the traditional straw thatched roofs.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 烏山 念仏堂, 2-chōme-23-16 Minamikarasuyama, Setagaya City, Tokyo 157-0062, Japan

Karasuyama Nenbutsudo

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: 烏山神社(旧・白山御嶽神社), Japan, 〒157-0062 Tokyo, Setagaya City, Minamikarasuyama, 2-chōme−21−1 烏山神社

Karasuyama Jinja Shrine

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Setagaya Literary Museum, 1-10-10 Minami Karasuyama, Setagaya 157-0062 Tokyo Prefecture

Setagaya Literary Museum

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: 徳冨蘆花旧宅(東京都指定史跡), 1 Chome-20 Kasuya, Setagaya City, Tokyo 157-0063, Japan

Tokutomiroka Kyutaku

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 烏山駅前通り商店街振興組合, 6-chōme-3-18 Minamikarasuyama, Setagaya City, Tokyo 157-0062, Japan

Elmall Karasuyama Shotengai Shopping Street

Duration: 30 minutes