Japanese Culture Experience Tour and Lunch in Nihonbashi

3 Culture Experience Tour (Tsuruya Yoshinobu 1)

Watch artisans make traditional sweets by hand!

Get closer to Japanese culture and traditions through this fun 2 hour tour. Visit the local Shinto shrine, try crafts and visit the various shops in COREDO Muromachi! Lunch is included in the tour.

  • 3 Culture Experience Tour (Tsuruya Yoshinobu 1)
  • 1 Culture Experience Tour (Fukutoku Shrine)_1
  • 2 Culture Experience Tour (Ninben)
  • 4 Culture Experience Tour (Hashicho)
  • Lunch Option (Sakuragawa)
  • Lunch Option (Brugse Zot)
  • Lunch Option (KOME-show)
An English-speaking guide will introduce you to the wonderful foods and elegant crafts of Japan!

Explore Japanese culture and history as you visit a local shrine, learn about traditional crafts, and visit renowned historical shops that have honed their skills for decades. After the tour, enjoy a relaxing lunch at a restaurant of your choice.
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Price
Standard Course
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 49.71
USD 49.71
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 31.63
USD 31.63
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
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USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 49.71
USD 49.71
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 31.63
USD 31.63
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking guide / Tasting samples / Souvenir
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 11:20 Meet at the Nihonbashi Information Center
  • Explore the food and culture of Japan!
    4 Culture Experience Tour (Hashicho) Duration 150 minutes
  • Fukutoku Shrine
    1 Culture Experience Tour (Fukutoku Shrine)_1 Visit a newly restored historical shrine and learn the traditional way to pray.
  • Nihonbashi Kiya
    Kiya Learn about Japanese knives and see a knife sharpening demonstration.
  • Ninben Nihonbashi Honten
    Ninben Drink some dashi soup stock and try shaving bonito flakes.
  • Tsuruya Yoshinobu
    Tsuruya Yoshinobu Watch as artisans prepare traditional sweets by hand!
  • Hashicho
    Hashicho Learn how to find the perfect sized chopsticks for your hand and try a chopsticks game!
  • 13:00 Enjoy lunch at the restaurant of your choice
  • Japanese Rice (KOME-show)
    Lunch Option (KOME-show) In Japan, rice, or “kome,” is a staple ingredient in foods ranging from sushi to sake. At KOME-show, rice is carefully selected from all across the country and cooked until light and fluffy in an earthenware pot after each order.
  • MENU
    Three-variety Appetizer Plate, Small Salad, Tempura, Sashimi, Grilled Fish, Pot-cooked Rice, Miso Soup, Fruit. Includes one drink.
  • Kushi-age (KUSHI TEI)
    Lunch Option (Kushitei) Fried skewer dishes, called “kushi-age” in Japanese, have been around since the Edo period and have gained great popularity, especially in Osaka as a local specialty. KUSHI TEI’s dishes are carefully prepared to create high-quality skewers for you to enjoy.
  • MENU
    Fresh Seasonal Vegetables, Homemade Chicken Miso, Side Dish, 4 Recommended Skewers, Palate Cleanser, 4 Seasonal Skewers, Dried Baby Sardine and Japanese Pepper Rice, Miso Soup, Dessert
  • Belgian Cuisine & Beer (Beer Café Brugse Zot)
    Lunch Option (Brugse Zot) At Beer Café Brugse Zot, which specializes in Belgian beer and is one of the only certified restaurants of the historical De Halve Maan Brewery, you can enjoy a wide variety of beers and Belgian dishes.
  • MENU
    Appetizer, Soup, Beer Stewed Beef, Bread, 2 Belgian Beers
  • 14:00 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
Shabu Shabu Hot Pot Course
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 58.74
USD 58.74
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 31.63
USD 31.63
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 58.74
USD 58.74
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 31.63
USD 31.63
  • Lunch Option (Zakuro)
    Steaming hot shabu shabu awaits you at Zakuro
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking guide / Tasting samples / Souvenir
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 11:20 Meet at the Nihonbashi Information Center
  • Explore the food and culture of Japan!
    4 Culture Experience Tour (Hashicho) Duration 150 minutes
  • Fukutoku Shrine
    1 Culture Experience Tour (Fukutoku Shrine)_1 Visit a newly restored historical shrine and learn the traditional way to pray.
  • Nihonbashi Kiya
    Kiya Learn about Japanese knives and see a knife sharpening demonstration.
  • Ninben Nihonbashi Honten
    Ninben Drink some dashi soup stock and try shaving bonito flakes.
  • Tsuruya Yoshinobu
    Tsuruya Yoshinobu Watch as artisans prepare traditional sweets by hand!
  • Hashicho
    Hashicho Learn how to find the perfect sized chopsticks for your hand and try a chopsticks game!
  • 13:00 Enjoy lunch at Shabu-shabu (Zakuro)
    Lunch Option (Zakuro) The highly popular “shabu-shabu” is a Japanese hot pot dish consisting of thinly-sliced beef. Zakuro offers traditional Japanese cuisine using premium beef and only the freshest ingredients for their shabu-shabu.
  • MENU
    Tomato Salad, Japanese Beef, Vegetables, Rice, Pickles, Sherbet
  • 14:00 Tour Ends
Package detail / Schedule
Kaiseki Course Meal
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 76.82
USD 76.82
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 31.63
USD 31.63
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 76.82
USD 76.82
Child (Age 0-12)
USD 31.63
USD 31.63
  • Lunch Option (Sakuragawa)
    Traditional kaiseki cuisine at Sakuragawa
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Weekday
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking guide / Tasting samples / Souvenir
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 11:20 Meet at the Nihonbashi Information Center
  • Explore the food and culture of Japan!
    4 Culture Experience Tour (Hashicho) Duration 150 minutes
  • Fukutoku Shrine
    1 Culture Experience Tour (Fukutoku Shrine)_1 Visit a newly restored historical shrine and learn the traditional way to pray.
  • Nihonbashi Kiya
    Kiya Learn about Japanese knives and see a knife sharpening demonstration.
  • Ninben Nihonbashi Honten
    Ninben Drink some dashi soup stock and try shaving bonito flakes.
  • Tsuruya Yoshinobu
    Tsuruya Yoshinobu Watch as artisans prepare traditional sweets by hand!
  • Hashicho
    Hashicho Learn how to find the perfect sized chopsticks for your hand and try a chopsticks game!
  • 13:00 Enjoy lunch at Kaiseki Cuisine (Sakuragawa)
    Lunch Option (Sakuragawa) Known in Japanese as “kaiseki,” this elaborate multi-course meal was traditionally served to guests before a tea ceremony. At Sakuragawa, Chef Kurahashi brings you a top-class Michelin star restaurant where you can enjoy authentic kaiseki cusine.
  • MENU
    Appetizer, Soup, Sashimi, Grilled Dish, Simmered Dish, Rice, Fruit, Japanese Sweets, Matcha (green tea)
  • 14:00 Tour Ends
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • If there are fewer than two participants, the tour may be cancelled. Please check the current number of participants before purchasing a ticket for only one person.
    • Please arrive at least 10-minutes before the tour's departure.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • In cases of extreme weather, the shrine portion of the tour may be substituted with alternate shops.
    • Depending on the day, your requested restaurant may not be available or the menu may differ. Some restaurants can accommodate vegetarian, vegan, and other requests with prior notice. Please contact us directly for details.
    • Children 12 years and under will be provided with a children’s meal, which differs slightly from the menu listed. If they prefer the standard course meal, please purchase an adult ticket.
    • If you are interested in joining both the Best of Japan Gourmet Tour and the Culture Experience Tour, please be aware that some shops are included in both tours. We therefore recommend making a custom program with highlights from both tours. Custom tours can also be arranged if you would like to request a tour for a different date/time or in a language other than English. Please contact us directly for details.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 49.71
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Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3 hour(s)
Availability Weekday
Meal Lunch
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