Walking around Kagurazaka, historic and stylish slopping street
About the WOW U-mediator leading this tour
What we'll do
If you know Kagurazaka, you can be a connoisseur of Tokyo! Kagurazaka is a long slopping street which fascinates many Japanese. The reason why is this spot has long history back to Edo era, around 17th century and is famous for nicer shops and restaurant such as Japanese sweets, Kimono, traditional tools and so on. There are many alleys which include "hidden" authentic traditional restaurants where some politicians and celebrities come for secret meetings. And also some winding narrow back streets might make you feel you are in a fairy tale! We walk in some shops and visit one of shrine designed by a world famous architect, Kengo Kuma. Let's go more inside in Tokyo and good luck!
Things you need to know before the tour
Things you need:
Any food and drinks is paid by your own. Kindly note that the itinerary might be changed due to business hours or unforeseen circumstances.
Furoshiki Yamatonadeshio and Bikatei
Furoshiki is the Japanese tradition wrapping items in cloth. Bikatei is one of the Japanese confection shops.
Visiting and Learning one of the best traditional culture in Japan and buy and taste some Japanese sweets and snacks at the popular shop like locals.
Visiting the temple which has 400 years history and one of Seven good luck deities is here.Show spot information
Walking one of the "hidden" back street for adventure. There are some name restaurants.
Atamiyu, which is Sento, public bathhouse
Learning what sento is and looking at the construction from outside and history.
Tansuya, Kimono shop and Toushien, Japanese plates and utensils shop
Visiting or shopping in Kimono and the Japanese ceramics shops which have been developed in many varieties of beautifully designed and styles.
There is a part of moat and gate of Edo castle which was built more than 300 years ago.
Walking to Akagi Shrine which has long history back to 1300 and visiting Kameido, small nice local bakery which is popular for locals.