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Tsukiji and Asakusa Food and Drink Cultural Walking Tour (Half day)

25 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Live Guide
  • 5.5 hr

Let’s explore Tsukiji first, the vibrant market for the locals and the professional chefs for more than 80 years of history. Stroll past stalls bursting with large sea critters and colorful vegetables. Enjoy the delicious sushi lunch, and then explore Asakusa district, where the famous Senso-ji Buddhist temple is located and tastes some Japanese sweets. Meet your friendly local guide at the main gate of Tsukiji Honganji Temple, quickly making your way to the vibrant Tsukiji Fish Market. Wander around the many small shops and taste samples along with the menu while your guide tells you some stories and histories behind. Next, head to Asakusa district, considered one of the most traditional parts of Tokyo. Stop in an Japanese café for some sweets before heading to explore the Senso-ji, the oldest Buddhist temple in the capital. This tour includes; 1. Japanese omelet 2. Fried fish cake 3. Fresh Tuna sashimi 4. Sake 5. Sushi at a local Sushi restaurant 6. Japanese sweets

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tsukiji Hongwanji Temple

Meet your guide in front of the gate of Tsukiji Honganji Temple at 8:15 am and start exploring the Tsukiji fish market with a history of 80 years as the biggest fish market in Japan.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tsukiji Jogai Market

Even for local Japanese people, Tsukiji is a special place to buy freshest and highest quality seafood and ingredients. This market is also special place for chefs. Many chefs of Michelin-star restaurants come and buy special ingredients in Tsukiji. On this food tour, you will learn about Japanese culture while sampling various kinds of symbolic Japanese food including Japanese style omelette, dried bonito, Japanese tea, fresh tuna, fried fish cakes, sake, sushi!! Menu items are subject to change depending on availability and season.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Tsukiji Fish Market

We explore 400 shops!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Asakusa

We explore the wonderful traditional area

Stop At: Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

Beautiful information center

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon)

The oldest shopping street

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Asakusa Shrine

Beautiful shrine in Sensoji temple

Stop At: Senso-ji Temple

We pass by the biggest temple

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Asakusa

Then we move to Asakusa, traditional town in Tokyo. We explore that area and try Japanese sweets. The tour will conclude at Asakusa Information Center for your onward journey.

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes