Discover old Edo Tokyo culture with a dramatic purification ceremony at a 300-year-old temple, followed by shopping at traditional small stores nearby.
What to Expect
Your morning starts with a visit to a Buddhist temple founded in 1703 in an old part of Tokyo. The tour will explore the temple and watch a dramatic purification ceremony featuring powerful drumming, chanting and a bonfire. You can even have your bag blessed over the healing smoke.
Once you have been purified and energized by the ceremony, the tour will move to a neighborhood characterized by old shops selling tea, metalwork, colorful tenugui hand towels, street snacks, fans and more. This tour will show you the lesser-known side of Tokyo. Enjoy a traditional atmosphere, great gift shopping and some delicious snacks!
- Japanese sweet
- Transportation between sites
Know Before You Go
• Please indicate any food allergies