Ideal for history buffs, this 4-hour walking tour transports you back in time to Tokyo’s prosperous Edo era, which spanned from1603 to 1868. Alongside your guide, you’ll visit the ancient Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine, delve into Edo history at the Fukagawa Edo Museum, and enjoy the botanical beauty of the Kiyosumi Teien gardens. On this small-group tour, limited to six people, you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Kick off your tour with convenient hotel pickup at 9:30am, when you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle and receive a historical overview of the Edo era from your guide.
Your first stop is Fukagawa Edo Museum, a cultural hub whose exhibits speak eloquently of the rise and fall of the Edo era. Then, proceed to the Kiyosumi Teien gardens, where shimmering lakes and pristine nature exist in harmony.
See, too, the 300-year old Fukagawa Fudouson shrine, famed for its elaborate decoration, and step foot on what is the reputed origin of professional sumo wrestling.
Finally, you’ll visit Sunamachi Ginza arcade, replete with traditional Japanese shops selling groceries, clothes, and unique souvenirs. Your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.