Asakusa Tour -The air of old good Tokyo-

-The air of old good Tokyo-

Offered in Japanese (English translations via Zens friend)
3.0 hours in total
Meal not provided

What to expect

Asakusa is the center of Tokyo's downtown, one of Tokyo's districts, where an atmosphere of the old Tokyo survives. You can try traditional and unique Japanese street food as well!!

Asakusa's main attraction is Sensoji, a very popular Buddhist temple, built in the 7th century. The temple is approached via the Nakamise street, a shopping street that has been providing temple visitors with a variety of traditional, local snacks and souvenirs for centuries.

Kaminari-mon in Asakusa

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About your host, Zens Friends

Zens Friends are the people who have the heart of hospitality. Zens Friends are not just your interpreters. They are Japanese ‟locals”, and your “friends”. As ‘Zens Friends’ is a local, you can explore Japan as a local not just as a tourist.

Zens Friends will guide you through the tour!

What we will do

After meeting up in front of the Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center, we'll explore the old good Tokyo starting from the huge gate "Kaminari-mon" with the symbolic red lantern.

Nakamise Street

Discover the atmosphere of traditional tourist street. The temple is approached from Kaminari-mon gate, famous for the big red lantern, along Nakamise, one of the oldest shopping streets in Tokyo lined with souvenir stores and traditional Japanese crafts. Enjoy traditional sweets along the Nakamise street.

Nakamise Street

Introducing traditional Japanese sweets

Sensoji Temple

Visit Sensoji Temple, one of Tokyo's oldest temples, having been founded in 628. It is one of the most famous places to visit in Japan! Zens Friends will teach you how to worship.

Learn how to pray in a Shrine.

Discover delicious cuisine.

Zens Friends will take you around Asakusa district. Our tour guide will show you the best places around the area to dine in to enjoy good Japanese food! Later, check out the old-fashioned neighborhoods around Asakusa.

"Kibi-dango", a famous old Japanese snack.

Visit old Asakusa streets and feel the atmosphere of old time Tokyo

Asakusa offers the sights, sounds and smells of old, historical Tokyo like nowhere else in the metropolis can. You will notice life is still very much lived on the backstreets of Asakusa during the tour.


Guide Fee

Not Included

Food and Drink fee
Transportation fee

What we'll offer

Zens Friends will support your travel by......
・Introducing recommended places
・Making reservations
・Taking pictures

Sample Itinerary

Meeting at Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center or Asakusa Sta.
①Nakamise Street (1h)

②Sensoji Temple (45min)

③Denpoin (5min)

④Denpoin Street (30min)

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Please book the tour at least 3 days prior to the desired date.

If you would like to participate outside of the listed dates, please let us know!!

Where to meet

Meeting Place : Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center


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Zens Friends taught us history of Asakusa and the way to visit Japanese temple. We'll definitely come back! Thank you!!

¥ 4,000 + tax


2 days or less: No refund
3-7 days: 50% of activity price
7-14 days: 70% of activity price
More than 15 days: full refund

If you would like to participate outside of the listed dates, please let us know!!

¥ 4,000 per person + tax