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Would you like to time slip to Edo period? Discover another side of Japan's history with this cycling tour to some of the city's less known local and historical neighbourhoods!
- Visit Yoshiwara
- Visit Sanya
- Visit Shikian
- Visit a legendary coffee shop
- Have lunch at Uenosakuragiatari
We will take you deep into Tokyo by bicycle. You can go back and see the Edo period even Japanese people do not know these places very well.
This tour goes around some historical places on east side of Tokyo. This area is old downtown area. The atmosphere of old Tokyo still remains.
Yoshiwara is the place where young girls used to work as prostitute. Yoshiwara does not exsist as a town any more, but still you can see some remains.
Sanya is the place that helped the high economic growth period of Japan and the location of the famous cartoon ‘’Tomorrow’s Joe’’.
Do you know Shiki Masaoka?? He is a famous poet. Visit his house where spent his last years and get to know his unique personality.
After sightseeing, take coffeebreak at a world famous coffee roastery. Have lunch at Uenosakuragiatari. This the little-known spot is a renovated traditional house which is now a modern shop.
Course: CYT→Yoshiwara→Jokanji Temple→Namidabashi Bridge→Nihondutsumi→Ueno→Shikian→CYT
Chari Ya Tokyo (the exact address will be provided after you book)
What you need to bring
Clothes for cycling, camera, a small bag