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Experience up close the essence of Japan's cuisine ("washoku") on a half-day small group tour. Enjoy a home visit lunch and cooking demo, visits to a supermarket and other stores, and a casual dinner in an intimate neighborhood food pub!

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  • Experience a short washoku cooking demonstration
  • Enjoy an authentic washoku lunch followed by a casual tea ceremony at an ordinary Japanese home
  • Learn how to fold your own chopsticks holder from special Japanese washi paper
  • Visit and explore a local supermarket, kitchenware store, alleyway market, and department store food gift section
  • Savor a popular street snack and light dinner in an intimate Japanese neighborhood pub

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At Fleurage flower shop, just outside the ticket gate of JR Shinjuku Station's South Exit.


Important Information

-Weather: This tour is not cancelled for weather except in extreme circumstances (e.g., typhoons) in which case we will contact you and refund your payment in full.
-Wi-fi: Public wi-fi is not available along most of the route of this tour.
-Guide contact will be provided after you register.
-Please advise if you have any food allergies or strong food dislikes.


What you need to bring

-¥1,000 per person transportation fee
-credit card (some stores along tour route accept credit card so having one on hand improves ease of shopping)
-camera (photos fine at all venues unless guide advises otherwise)


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Tokyo Way
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Tokyo Way offers experiential half- and full-day tours in the Tokyo area in English and French that enable a deep connection with the elements of Japanese culture that make it so special, fascinating and meaningful in today's world. TOKYO WAY is dedicated to providing authentic, enjoyable and educational experiences of many aspects of Japanese culture offering access to unusual and exciting activities organized by Japanese cultural themes such as Otaku, Umami, Omotenashi and others.
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