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Ueno & Yanaka Walking Tour

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Why don’t you visit Ueno & Yanaka? Yanaka still retains the bustle and the hustle and warmth of old Tokyo. The Yanaka area is a historical place in Tokyo which was developed as a temple town in the Edo period(1603-1867). The people living in Edo(former name of Tokyo) used to visit Yanaka for worship and leisure. Yanaka still retains the charm and warmth of the past The people in Yanaka are very friendly. It has been a simple residential area for common working people. You will see the commoners’ lives whilst walking around there . There are old temples ,traditional houses and restaurants which offer nice local dishes and drinks. You will see how peacefully many stray cats sit in the narrow alleyways. On this tour we cover ・Shitamachi Museum Annex(The former Yoshida Liquor Shop) ・Ukiyoe museum (wood-block prints museum) ・Tukiji bei (old style wall from the Edo era) of Kanonnji temple ・Atelier for Japanese paintings ・A huge Himalayan Cedar ・Nice small shops (Japanese Chiyogami-Japanese washi paper Traditional sweets, Salted rice crackers) ・The Nezu Shrine ・Hebimichi(Snake street with fashionable shopping street) ・Yanaka Ginza (old fashioned shoppingstreet) ・Yuyake DanDan (Sunset stairway Steps)

Why don’t you visit Ueno & Yanaka? Yanaka still retains the bustle and the hustle and warmth of old Tokyo. The Yanaka area is a historical place in Tokyo which was developed as a temple town in the Edo period(1603-1867). The people living in Edo(former name of Tokyo) used to visit Yanaka for worship and leisure. Yanaka still retains the charm and warmth of the past The people in Yanaka are very friendly. It has been a simple residential area for common working people. You will see the commoners’ lives whilst walking around there . There are old temples ,traditional houses and restaurants which offer nice local dishes and drinks. You will see how peacefully many stray cats sit in the narrow alleyways. On this tour we cover ・Shitamachi Museum Annex(The former Yoshida Liquor Shop) ・Ukiyoe museum (wood-block prints museum) ・Tukiji bei (old style wall from the Edo era) of Kanonnji temple ・Atelier for Japanese paintings ・A huge Himalayan Cedar ・Nice small shops (Japanese Chiyogami-Japanese washi paper Traditional sweets, Salted rice crackers) ・The Nezu Shrine ・Hebimichi(Snake street with fashionable shopping street) ・Yanaka Ginza (old fashioned shoppingstreet) ・Yuyake DanDan (Sunset stairway Steps)

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