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Tokyo Free Walking Tour - Asakusa

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on December 11, 2023

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The Tokyo free tour offers a fascinating exploration of the city's rich history and cultural heritage .

This tour focuses on the oldest temple in Tokyo and gives participants an immersive experience into the stories behind the temple and the people of Japan .

Asakusa , recognized as a tourist area to visit in Tokyo, is the backdrop for this in-depth free tour.

 During the tour, participants gain a local perspective on Tokyo's top attractions , making it an ideal choice for those seeking a comprehensive understanding of the city's attractions .

This tour promises a unique combination of historical knowledge and contemporary observations , allowing visitors to appreciate the vibrant tapestry of Tokyo's past and present.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    2-chōme-3-1 Asakusa, Taito City, Toky...
    2-chōme-3-1 Asakusa, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan
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    Guide will be waiting in front of the Kaminarimon Gate, left side. Guide is holding Tokyo Localized logo board.

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    Kaminarimon Gate

    Kaminarimon, translated as "Thunder Gate," is the outer gate of Senso-ji Temple, a historic Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. It is one of the most famous and recognizable landmarks in the city. The gate features a large red lantern known as the "Chochin," which is a symbol of Asakusa. Kaminarimon is considered the outer gate because it stands at the entrance of Nakamise Street, a popular shopping street that leads to the main hall of Senso-ji Temple. The gate consists of two protective dei

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    Sensō-ji

    Senso-ji, Tokyo's oldest Buddhist temple in Asakusa: Founded in 628 AD, dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu. Entry through Kaminarimon Gate with iconic red lantern. Nakamise Street: Shopping street leading to the temple. Hozomon Gate houses treasures. Main Hall (Kannon-do) enshrines Kannon. Asakusa Culture and Tourist Information Center for views. Hosts festivals, including the lively Sanja Matsuri. A cultural and historic landmark showcasing traditional Japan.

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    Free admission
    Asakusa Shrine

    Asakusa has Senso-ji Temple, a famous Buddhist site. For Shinto, there's Asakusa Sanja Shrine, known for the annual Sanja Matsuri festival. Both offer traditional architecture and cultural experiences.

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    Outside visit
    Hoppy Street

    Hoppy Street in Asakusa, Tokyo, near Senso-ji Temple, is a lively lane with izakayas and street-side stalls. It's famous for serving "Hoppy," a non-alcoholic beer-like drink, offering a taste of traditional Tokyo nightlife.

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    Free admission
    Azuma Bridge

    Azuma Bridge in Tokyo spans the Sumida River, connecting Asakusa and Azumabashi. Known for its red color and unique design, it provides picturesque views of Tokyo Skytree and is a popular spot for pedestrians and photographers.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Joëll 24 May 2024

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Very nice tour and guide. Lots of interesting information was given. We had quite a lot of fun.
Meredith 23 May 2024
Sydney

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Travelled alone - May 2024
The 9:30 tour was far too busy for the group size we had. Lost our guide almost immediately. But prior to that the crowds impacted the guides communication despite her wearing a mic Don’t bother using the app to contact the guide as I never got a reply when I asked a question. I’m glad it was free because I would have been disappointed if I had paid.
Diego 22 May 2024
Tandil

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Excelente tour. Daniel es un guía espectacular. Nos dio muy buenos tips y datos de Tokio. Súper recomendable.
Bnaya 22 May 2024
Nes Harim

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Travelled alone - May 2024
A great guide Good english and very good sense of humor
Elena 22 May 2024
A Coruña

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Daniel fue un guía genial! Hizo la visita súper amena y con mucho contenido. Solucionó todas nuestras dudas, y nos dio buenas recomendaciones!!!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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