Best of Tokyo's Shopping & Food: Japanese Traditions Experience

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  • 3 hr

Spend your day with us browsing Ningyocho, a charming neighborhood known for its special, traditional souvenirs and goods made right here in Japan and get some insight to the foods and snacks the Japanese people eat and typical items they use in everyday life

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Intrepid Urban Adventures - Japan

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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The tour starts at one of the tower clocks which shows the story of Edo lifestyle at 12:45 pm. We will learn how Nongyocho was created

Duration: 10 minutes

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We will stop at the Ningyoyaki shop which was founded 104 years ago. This shop is the original store which started making the Ningyoyaki with red bean paste inside. If the shop is less crowded, we can walk to the back of the shop to observe how Ningyoyaki is being made. We will try one of Ningyoyaki which was made in front of you.

Duration: 10 minutes

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We will walk through the allies in Ningyocho stopping at the several shops. Most of them have been in the business for more than 100 years within the family. We will talk about the history and culture in this area. We will try a few more snacks as we walk along. Some of them are sweets and others are savoury.

Duration: 1 hour

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We will go to the Koami Shrine on the way to Nihonbashi. We will show you how to visit a shrine and if you wish, you can wash your money wishing for the wealth.

Duration: 40 minutes

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We are now in Nihonbashi where you will see the busy town where the oldest department store is located. This area also has many traditional stores which have been serving Japanese people for a long period of time. We will stop at several shops. One of them, Saruya, has been selling only toothpicks for 300 years.

Duration: 1 hour
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