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Private Kimono Experience in Asakusa with Tsukiji Fish Market Walking Tour and Water Bus Ride
"Have you ever tried on a kimono? With the rustle of the kimono you can experience this traditional Japanese atmosphere in Asakusa while paying a visit to the Sensoji Temple the oldest temple in Tokyo which was established in the 7th century. Afterwards you will have the chance to go to the Hamarikyu Japanese Garden and experience cruising on the Sumida river. This garden has served many purposes over the course of its history such as the feudal lord's residence and duck-hunting grounds. Here you can have free time to have Japanese tea at the tea house in the garden as an option.Finally you will visit world famous Tsukiji Fish Market that has 400 stores and eateries with hundreds of different types of seafood.Itinerary 1. You will be picked up around 9am from your centrally located Tokyo hotel. 2. Then you and your guide you will stroll around the Asakusa area and visit Sensoji temple
From JPY9,500.00
Private Walking Tour of Tsukiji and Hamarikyu Garden with a Water Bus Ride to Asakusa
"Firstly you will be visiting the world's largest fish market where 4000 buyers visit and 2000 tons of products are dealt a day and watch people's activity in the market. Then you'll have time to have an early casual sushi lunch (not included in the tour price) in the outer market. After lunch you will stroll around the quiet Japanese garden constructed in 18th century by Tokugawa Shoguns and observe an interesting duck hunting site while enjoying the unique contrasting landscape of the traditional garden and skyscrapers. After cruising on the Sumida River that is the mother river of Tokyo the final spot you will visit is Asakusa
From JPY7,500.00
Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour
"Meet your informative guide at Kaminarimon or the nearby Asakusa Station to board the traditional rickshaw a two-passenger wagon pulled by your guide. Tokyo can be overwhelming with a many great interesting sites spread throughout the city. A rickshaw ride with a local guide is the best way to see many essential spots quickly and learn about them without having your face buried in a guidebook. Tour is customizable so discuss possible routes with your guide. Here are four options for Tokyo rickshaw routes.Click on “View Additional Info” for the rickshaw meeting location.""""Climb aboard a traditional Japanese rickshaw for an unforgettable view of the Asakusa district in Tokyo. Your knowledgeable guide will steer you to some of Tokyo’s many iconic sites
From JPY4,500.00

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Impressive skyline alongside the Sumida river

Near the Tokyo Sky Tree, the Sumida River (Asakusa subway stop). Asakusa is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Tokyo, but along the Sumida River, the modern architecture made its entry. We staying in...
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Mar 01, 2015

Sumida River

The Sumida River branches from the Arakawa River at Iwabuchi, flows north to south through Tokyo and finishes into Tokyo Bay. The river runs through Tokyo for 27 kilometres, flows under 26 bridges...
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May 27, 2014

Sumida River cruise

On the first day of the group tour most of us joined our leader Andrew for a day out exploring some different facets of Tokyo. We started with a trip on the Sumida River from Asakusa to Hama Rikyu...
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Nov 19, 2013

Tokyo Cruise Himiko

Himiko boat is the newest and the most fictional boad ..... It cost 1500 en around 17 dollars per person and 300en 4 dollars for kids..... pros..... fastest way to go from asakusa to odaiba (one way)...
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May 18, 2012

Sumida River Sights

this is a popular boat cruise especially to persons going to the Asakusa Area. The Assorted cruising boats owned by a company called suijobus takes persons on a 40 minute ride from Hinode Pier (its a...
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Apr 04, 2011

Boat cruise up Sumida River to Asakusa

This is a pleasurable 40 minutes trip up the Sumida River from Hinode Pier north to Asakusa. Along the way you pass under a 12 bridges, of various ages of construction and style. They include Azuma...
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Apr 19, 2008

Sumida River Cruise

In Edo times, the Sumida river was crucial to survival. Now, with modern transportation it has lost its importance for the purposes of comerce. It does however, offer a different perspective on...
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Mar 03, 2008

Water Bus

If you go to Asakusa than you should make one way buy train but the other one with the water bus! This short trip on the river gives you a great view of the city's bridges and bulidings. It is way...
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Oct 27, 2005

Sumida river cruise

Take a look at Tokyo from the water. With this cruise you can go from Asakusa to Hamarikiyu and/or vice versa. At the garden of Hamarikiyu you'll have to pay an entrance fee (about 300 yen). The...
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Apr 21, 2004

Firework at Sumidagawa

Don't miss the Summer firework in Asakusa - Sumidagawa hanabi Daikai in July. Check internet for exact date, the event usually starts from 7pm.See how the 20,000 fireworks light up the whole sky along...
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Sep 20, 2003

Sumida River

The SUMIDA RIVER is one of these tributaries and the Edo culture is said to have grown along it.Spring brings cherry blossoms,summer fireworks and winter snow to the SUMIDA. Boat tours of the Sumida...
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Jan 03, 2003


Cruise the Sumida River and take a look at its 12 bridges all the way from Odaiba to Asakusa. All of them are different from each other, you won't see twice the same bridge. The cruise is less than an...
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Dec 18, 2002
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Tokyo's historic heart, Asakusa is home to the impressive Senso-ji temple, among many other cultural sites. The whole place feels a little bit like Disneyland, with everything done up to preserve an...
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Kokugikan (National Sumo Stadium)

No guarantees of course that a tournament will be going while you are in town, but if there is a tournament in progress, it is well worth catching the sumo. There are 6 tournaments a year, 3 of which...
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Edo-Tokyo Museum

Closed Monday We stopped here on Sunday late morning, we only had two days in Tokyo and I had made a note that this museum was closed on Mondays. We spent at least a couple hours here, the museum is...
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Tokyo National Museum

Japanese Garden of Tokyo National Museum is often referred to as "the Secret Garden". Indeed. It's hard to believe it is a part of Tokyo. When I entered the garden it was part 3 p.m. the garden was...
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Ueno Park and Zoo

A special treat for the little traveler: a trip to Ueno Zoo to see the pandas. It's not an amazing zoo (they never are) and animals probably wish they had more room to move about, but all in all it...
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We were in the plane flying into Tokyo and I watched a short travel video on the personal console --- one video showed a girl going to the basement of a red building in Akihabara (which I later found...
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