Tokyo: Yurakucho, Ginza, Shinbashi Food Tour
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- Explore Yurakucho's old and traditional eateries and izakayas under the train tracks
- Sample 5 Yakitoris, 6-8 local dishes, 2 drinks and Wagashi (Japanese dessert)
- See the glamorous and modern streets of Ginza
- Visit Shimbashi, an all local spot with a seemingly unlimited number of bistros, food booths and izakayas
- Eat alongside the real working class of Japan
Starting off in Yurakucho and ending in Shimbashi your guide will show you the sights, sounds and most importantly, tastes of Tokyo most tourists do not get to experience. You will visit Gado Shita, a lively restaurant district built up under the brick arches beneath the elevated train tracks. Step into the narrow streets of the red lanterns and neon signs, so called yokocho alleys, where you can find yourself back in the 70s of Japan. In such exotic and retro ambiance of the Showa times, you'll see local izakayas mostly frequented by locals. You'll enjoy 5 scrumptious yakitoris and 2 drinks in the first restaurant.
Continuing in Ginza, you see some very interesting food spots where you can find a $500 melon ,some traditionally and beautifully arranged desserts and see the famous landmarks of Tokyo's most expensive real estate area! See how the new glamorous clashes with the rustic old once you set foot in Shimbashi, home to some of the most authentic local eateries and izakayas in Tokyo. Get the chance dine with locals and sample 6-8 dishes you'll surely never forget!
- 6-8 local dishes
- 2 drinks and dessert
- Hotel pick up/drop off
Allstar Food Tour Starting Point: Family Mart (Yurakucho Eki-Mae) 2-8-4 Yurakucho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0006 Directions: Take the JR Yamanote, JR Keihin-Tohoku or Yurakucho Subway Line to Yurakucho Station. Once you arrive, please take the Ginza Exit. Family Mart will be directly in front of you when you walk out. If you have trouble please tell show any station staff this: 有楽町駅の銀座出口 (this is where you want to go). For more a detailed location information and map of the meeting point, please refer to our website: arigatojapan.co.jp/locations (under All Star Tokyo Food Tour tab) Our staff will be there holding an "Arigato Japan" sign. (Open in Google Maps)
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