Asakusa Highlights Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide

With a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this short but value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Asakusa!

Our nationally-licensed and English-speaking guide will meet you at Kaminarimon Gate, the outermost gate of Tokyo’s oldest temple, Senso-ji. The giant red lantern directly in front of the gate is a symbol of the area and makes for a must-take photo opportunity. Other points of interest include the nearby Asakusa Shrine, one of only two buildings in the area to survive WWII and designated as an Important Cultural Property. Learn about Japan’s history and culture up close!

Your expert guide will introduce you to the background of Japan that most tourists do not get to see during this short but value-packed trip, ideal for time-conscious travelers.

Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.
* Duration: 1 hour
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




With a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide, this short but value-packed trip is a fantastic way of experiencing Asakusa!

Our nationally-licensed and English-speaking guide will meet you at Kaminarimon Gate, the outermost gate of Tokyo’s oldest temple, Senso-ji. The giant red lantern directly in front of the gate is a symbol of the area and makes for a must-take photo opportunity. Other points of interest include the nearby Asakusa Shrine, one of only two buildings in the area to survive WWII and designated as an Important Cultural Property. Learn about Japan’s history and culture up close!

Your expert guide will introduce you to the background of Japan that most tourists do not get to see during this short but value-packed trip, ideal for time-conscious travelers.

Note*1: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

The entrance of Asakusa and explore the downtown district in and around Senso-ji temple and Asakusa shrine.

Stop At: Asakusa Shrine, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

You will find something really unique among the temples and shrines, Buddhism and Shinto.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Senso-ji Temple, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

​With a licensed and experienced English speaking guide, this short trip is a fantastic and great value way of experiencing Japan!

Of course you can visit Asakusa by yourself. But you might feel just only the atmosphere if you don’t know anything. If you travel Asakusa with us, you can distinguish Buddhism and Shinto, Temple and Shrine after the tour.

Explore the downtown district in and around Senso-ji temple and find something really unique among the temples and shrines!

Duration: 30 minutes