Made in Japan: Cultural Curiosities Shopping Tour, Tokyo

$ 63.86 / AED 234.36 per person

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover old-world Tokyo with a visit to quaint back alleys and charming hidden shops
  • Shop for traditional goods and hand-made souvenirs to take back home
  • Sample authentic treats, from sweets to crackers, prepared from ancient recipes
  • Enjoy an introduction to the history of Japanese art such as calligraphy & incense-making
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – no need to print!

Activity Schedule

12:45pm

Overview

Explore the charming neighborhood of Ningyocho with a local guide, an old-word district known for its authentic, traditional souvenirs and items made right here in Japan. Enjoy a keen insight into Japanese cuisine and lifestyle and typical items they use in day-to-day life.

Pamper your taste buds with Senbei, a traditional snack which is a favourite among Japanese households. Senbei is gluten and dairy-free, indulge all your guilty pleasure on this speciality. You won’t regret.

Visit shops that have been around for over 100 years, such as an old bakery where you can try the delicious Ningyoyaki sponge cake with sweet red bean filling. Head to a local tenugui shop, for woven hand towels depicting traditional Japanese scenes and visit one of the eight marvelous shrines of Ningyocho, where virtue, learning and wealth are worshipped. Visit an old-fashioned stationery shop in Nihonbashi district to browse through the intricate display of calligraphy brushes, inks, traditional paints and handmade greeting cards.

INCLUSIONS

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Food samplings

Exclusions

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities

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