Half-day Food and Drink Walking Tour in Tsukiji and Asakusa

Cultural & Theme Tours in Japan

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Tsukiji fish market is the biggest seafood market in the world. Food of the highest quality is gathered from all over the world, not only fish, but also vegetables, fruits and other delicacies. This food tour starts in Tsukiji fish market, where you will be able to walk through outer market and wholesale area and taste many Japanese foods such as fresh tuna, sushi, omelettes and more! Afterwards, you will move to Asakusa, the most traditional town in Tokyo, and go to a traditional cafe with Japanese sweets. On this tour, you will learn the Japanese culture through Japanese food like locals do!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tsukiji Honganji Temple, Chuo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoMeet 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 minutesStop At: Tsukiji Jogaii Market, Chuo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoEven 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: 3 hoursStop At: Tsukiji Fish Market, Chuo, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoWe explore 400 shops!Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoWe explore the wonderful traditional areaStop At: Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoBeautiful information centerDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoThe oldest shopping streetDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Asakusa Shrine, Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoBeautiful shrine in Sensoji templeStop At: Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoWe pass by the biggest templeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoThen 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 30 minutesPass By: Hozomon, Taito, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, KantoBeautiful gate

What’s included

  • Local professional guide
  • Walking and cultural tour
  • samples of Japanese food as you go: Japanese omelette, fried fish cake, fresh tuna, dried bonito, a cup of Japanese tea, a cup of sake, sushi and Japanese traditional sweets)
  • Entry/Admission - Tsukiji Jogaii Market
  • Entry/Admission - Asakusa

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks not on the menu

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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