LE-003 TOKYO
ART&CULTURE GASTRONOMY UNIQUE

Cultural Exploration of Tokyo – EDO Version –

■ Itinerary:

DAY1

*meet at “TSUKIJI TAMA SUSHI in GINZA” at 10:20

10:30

◎ TSUKIJI TAMA SUSHI:Harumi street shop

★Sushi nigiri experience
(includes lunch, sake tasting experience paired with sushi, certificate of sushi chef)

*90 minutes
*Private session
*Support by tour operator in English

・Stand at the counter wearing a white robe just like a real sushi chef and hold your sushi plate.
・Memorial photo as a souvenir of our customers, ukiyo-e coaster, certificate of sushi chef.

*Transfer by local train and walk

13:00

◎ YOSHIWARA(Traditional culture exhibitions):The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
【From 26 March until 19 May】

★appreciation of the arts
*time of 60 minutes
*Free time to tour individually

・YOSHIWARA, a Shogunate-authorised brothel that lasted for about 250 years on a vast site of about 100,000 square meters
YOSHIWARA in Edo was a place with the prestige and traditions of the official world that distinguished it from other brothels.
・This academic examination of the ‘Edo Yoshiwara’ culture and art, spanning some 250 years, presents around 250 ukiyo-e and ink paintings and fascinating fashions of the era’s prostitutes.

人形・辻村寿三郎、建物・三浦宏、小物細工
・服部一郎《江戸風俗人形》台東区立下町風俗資料館
撮影:石﨑幸治、写真提供:三浦佳子

喜多川歌麿《吉原の花》寛政5年(1793)頃ワズワース・アテネウム美術館蔵
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford.
The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund

14:15

◎ UENO TOSHOGU SHRINE in Ueno Park

★Pray and tour the shrine inside the walls
*60 minutes
*Free time to tour individually

・Ueno Toshogu is a shrine in the time-honored Japanese religion of Shinto and was built and dedicated in 1627 to the memory of Tokugawa Ieyasu the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate.
・Despite major earthquakes and wars, the structure has remained intact, and has been designated as an important cultural property of Japan due to its representative nature of the Edo period.
・ It’s gorgeous buildings are trimmed in gold leaf and contain beautifully intricate carvings.

*Transfer by local train and walk

16:15

◎ SENSO-JI, NAKAMISE-STREET, KAMINARI-MON GATE, FIVE-STORIED PAGODA

★ASAKUSA sightseeing
*90 minutes (tour individually)
Stroll around and discover various foods associated with Japanese culture.

Senso-ji Temple is one of Tokyo’s most popular tourist attractions, where visitors can experience traditional Japanese culture and history. The magnificent main hall and five-storey pagoda attract visitors. The temple’s gardens and precincts also offer a tranquil atmosphere. Furthermore, the power of the Kaminarimon (Thunder Gate) and the Great Lanterns will surely amaze you.

18:00

◎ Dinner at a traditional restaurant that preserves the tempura taste of the Edo people

★Tempura set menu : dining experience
*90 minutes
*Exclusive seating for groups
*Support by tour operator in English

19:30

* Tour ends

■Number of days:

one

■Availability:

Not available on Sundays and holidays

■Number of participants: up to 30 people

*If there are fewer than 20 participants, the sushi nigiri experience may not be a private session.

■LOCATION: TOKYO

Ginza, Ueno, Asakusa area

one–of–a–kind experience

  • Real chefs give lectures on sushi nigiri in a shop that is normally open for business.
  • A tour with a story that allows you to experience Edo in just one day.
  • Asakusa was a high-coloured spot in the Edo period.
  • We will show you the latest trending spots in Asakusa for each season.

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