Casual tour of Japanese culture

Casual tour of Japanese culture

気軽に触れる日本文化ツアー

Would you like to try some Japanese culture without cutting back on time for sightseeing, shopping, and dining? Well, we have good news for you! Why not join a tour that's short but still gives you an authentic cultural experience?! In Nihombashi, Tokyo, you can enjoy the unique experience of ancient Japanese culture that remains a source of inspiration while continuing to evolve through innovation over time.

  • Jspeak Bonus Coupon

    5% off at Kiya, an old established hocho knife store; 8% off at Hashicho, a store specializing in chopsticks; and you get oil-removing paper as a present at Hakuza, a store specializing in gold leaf. You get a flyer with coupons for a total of 33 stores as a present.

    * Please show this page to the Nihonbashi Information Center (COREDO Muromachi 1, B1F)

  • Culture Experience Tour & Lunch

    An overseas concierge guides you in English through your experience of Japanese culture and lifestyle that starts with a ritual-focused visit to Fukutoku Shrine that was rebuilt in autumn 2014, and continues with long-established shops of Nihombashi and traditional craft techniques from around Japan. Your cultural experience is topped off with lunch at a choice restaurant.

    • Tour days: Monday thru Friday every week
    • Time: 11:30 to 14:00 (lunch from 13:00)
    • Duration: about 150 min.
    • Fee: Adults, ¥5,500; age 12 or under, ¥3,500 (includes lunch and taxes)
    • Meeting place: Coredo Muromachi 1, B1 floor Nihombashi Tourist Information Center
    • Reservation: Book thru the official website (by 12:00 noon five days in advance)
    • URL:http://www.nihonbashi-info.jp/omotenashi/culture.html

    For details, please see "Spots in special category" at the bottom of the page.

  • Best of Japan Gourmet Tour

    Coredo Muromachi carries a variety of famous products from all over Japan from Hokkaido in the north to Kyushu in the south. A tour program is also available every Saturday for you to learn about traditional Japanese food culture and try some samples. Tours take about 90 minutes, short enough for you to enjoy during your trip to Japan whether for business or pleasure.

    • Tour days: Everyday
    • Time: 15:30 to 17:00
    • Duration: about 90 min.
    • Fee: ¥1,000 (includes taxes)
    • Meeting place: Coredo Muromachi 1, B1 floor Nihombashi Tourist Information Center
    • Reservation: Book thru the official website (by 12:00 noon one day in advance)
    • URL: http://www.nihonbashi-info.jp/omotenashi/gourmet.html

    For details, please see "Spots in special category" at the bottom of the page.

  • There's lots of additional up-to-date information on seasonal events and so on!
    Culture Experience Tour & Lunch

    The general information center, opened in 2010, has been expanded. The concierges will introduce you to the traditional shops of "Nihonbashi, the town of hospitality", and, in addition to guiding you through the routes to visit the town, they will explain touring spots with a huge map on the wall. "Nihonbashi Takumi Shop", selling products made with the techniques and dedication of artisans, and "Nihonbashi Ippin Cafe", offering drinks and sweets in collaboration with old and famous stores, have also opened.

    For details, please see "Spots in special category" at the bottom of the page.

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