See a Buddhist Fire Ceremony and Traditional Craft Shops

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Enjoy old Edo Tokyo culture with a dramatic purification ceremony at a 300 year old temple and shopping at traditional small stores nearby.

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  • Engage your senses and spirit in a colorful Buddhist ceremony with drums, chants, and fire.
  • Have your bag blessed in an ancient ritual in a temple founded in 1703
  • Eat delicious Japanese street snacks and sweets
  • Visit traditional old shops including one warehouse not usually open to the public
  • Find many reasonably priced, authentically Japanese, small and light gifts

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Monzen-nakacho station on Tozai subway line and Toei Oedo subway line. Just outside 7-11 convenience store near exit 5


Important Information

Meeting time: Please make sure you arrive 10 minutes before the starting time of the tour because tours leave promptly.
Photos/protocols: Photos are not allowed inside the Buddhist temple. Your guide will advise.
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.
Physical activity: Light walking
Dress: Casual
Food: Tour includes a Japanese sweet.. Please indicate any food allergies.


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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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Review (1)

  • Josef Josef

    Fantastic tour with very helpful and friendly tour guide

    This was a wonderful experience for me, I want to go back and enjoy it again!

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