The History of Tokyo: Sensoji Temple & Asakusa District Private Tour

It’s the history that made the city today. During this private tour, it’s time to discover Tokyo through Sensoji Temple & Asakusa District.
Embark on a storytelling journey that will keep you entertained while at the same time giving you insights you can’t find in a history book.

Delve deep into the subject with highlights and landmarks like Kaminarimon Gate, Nakamise Street, and Sensoji Temple. Connect their relevance to this historical event and the effects it had from past to present in Tokyo. Thanks to your local guide, it will be as if you just took a trip back in time!

Withlocals History City Tour™ is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




It’s the history that made the city today. During this private tour, it’s time to discover Tokyo through Sensoji Temple & Asakusa District.
Embark on a storytelling journey that will keep you entertained while at the same time giving you insights you can’t find in a history book.

Delve deep into the subject with highlights and landmarks like Kaminarimon Gate, Nakamise Street, and Sensoji Temple. Connect their relevance to this historical event and the effects it had from past to present in Tokyo. Thanks to your local guide, it will be as if you just took a trip back in time!

Withlocals History City Tour™ is one of Withlocals’ signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Step through colorful gate and admire the traditional lanterns and statues and stroll along a street where locals have been shopping since the 18th century and check out the many souvenirs, street food, and sweet treats

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hozomon, 2-3-2 Sensoji Temple, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Stop by a store and try an Age Manju in a flavor of your choice! Then follow your local host through the second gate which leads to the temple

Duration: 20 minutes

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

Discover Toyko’s oldest temple which dates back to the year 628. Before entering the temple let the smoke of the incense waft over you and cure you of your ills

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hanayashiki, 2-28-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Follow your local host through narrow streets to a spot famous for their freshly made melon pan bread and pass through Hanayashiki

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Edo Taito Traditional Crafts Center ( Edo Shitamachi Traditional Crafts Museum), 2-22-13, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Check out cool items made by Tokyo’s creative artists, if you visit on the weekend you may even see someone performing the craft in front of you

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai), 3-8-12 Matsugaya, Taito 111-0036 Tokyo Prefecture

Ever wondered how restaurants make perfect models of their dishes? Explore the street where they are created

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kappabashi Street (Kappabashi Dogugai), 3-8-12 Matsugaya, Taito 111-0036 Tokyo Prefecture

Ever wondered how restaurants make perfect models of their dishes? Explore the street where they are created!

Duration: 15 minutes