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Cherry blossom highlights, Asakusa, Ueno, Yanaka

Asakusa, JP
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Cherry blossom highlights, Asakusa, Ueno, Yanaka

Asakusa, JP
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Experience the enchanting beauty of cherry blossoms in the heart of Tokyo with our Cherry Blossom Highlights tour. Immerse yourselves in the old, nostalgic towns of Asakusa, Ueno, and Yanaka, where thousands of cherry trees are in full bloom. Explore the historic Sensoji temple, stroll through the Ameyoko local shopping street, and enjoy the picturesque Ueno Park with its charming temples and Shinobazu pond. Discover the last shogun's tomb at Yanaka Cemetery and indulge in the local culture and street food at the lively Yanaka Ginza shopping street. For fabric enthusiasts, a visit to Nippori Fabric Town is a must, offering a wide range of traditional silk and beautiful printed cotton. With a licensed tour guide to share the rich history and cultural significance of each site, this is an unforgettable experience not to be missed. Join us for a day filled with cherry blossom magic and lasting memories.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 7 hours - 8 hours
  • Suitable for 2-10 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Morning stroll at quiet Sensoji temple
  • Explore Ameyoko local shopping street
  • Enjoy Ueno park with thousands of cherry trees
  • Learn about the last shogun's tomb at Yanaka Cemetery
  • Shop for fabrics at Nippori Fabric Town
  • National Licensed Tour Guide
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch

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Introduction

Discover the enchanting beauty of cherry blossoms in Tokyo with the Cherry Blossom Highlights, Asakusa, Ueno, Yanaka tour. This tour takes you on a captivating journey through old nostalgic towns adorned with the delicate pink petals of cherry blossoms. With a licensed tour guide by your side, you'll delve into the rich history and culture of each site, all while being immersed in the breathtaking beauty of cherry blossoms.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can anticipate a total duration of 420 to 480 minutes filled with awe-inspiring sights and experiences. The itinerary includes must-visit destinations that showcase the best of Tokyo's cherry blossoms. Begin your day with a tranquil morning stroll through the peaceful Sensoji temple, where weeping cherry blossoms and exquisitely painted shutters await. As you continue onto Ameyoko Shopping Street, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of local shops selling fresh food, goods, and the bustling energy of food stands. Ueno Park will enchant you with its picturesque ponds, ancient temples, and over a thousand cherry trees in full bloom. Explore the remains of the Tokugawa family's temples and experience the serenity of Tennoji temple. At Yanaka Cemetery, hear the fascinating stories behind the last Shogun's tomb while admiring the cherry blossom-lined streets. Finally, indulge in the local experience at Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street, relishing in the variety of street food, drinks, and daily goods.

Who is this for?

The Cherry Blossom Highlights tour is designed for those with a deep appreciation for Japanese culture, history, and the ephemeral beauty of cherry blossoms. Whether you're a solo traveler, a group of friends, or a family seeking a unique and memorable experience, this tour welcomes everyone. It is an ideal choice for visitors who want to delve beyond the surface of Tokyo and explore its hidden charms through the lens of cherry blossoms.

Why book this?

With this tour, you'll gain access to Tokyo's hidden gems and gain insights that only an experienced traveler and knowledgeable tour guide can offer. The combination of historic sites, charming old towns, and stunning cherry blossoms creates an unforgettable experience. This tour ensures you make the most of your time in Tokyo, with carefully curated stops that showcase the essence of Japanese culture. Don't miss out on the chance to witness the exhilarating beauty of cherry blossoms while immersing yourself in the vibrant local culture.

Good to know

It's important to note that the total duration of the tour is approximately 420 to 480 minutes. The itinerary includes various fascinating stops, including Sensoji Temple, Ameyoko Shopping Street, Ueno Park, Tennoji Temple, Yanaka Cemetery, and Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street. For fabric lovers, a visit to Nippori Fabric Town is a must, but please be aware that most fabric stores are closed on Sundays and national holidays. By joining this tour, you'll be able to create lasting memories, experiencing Tokyo's cherry blossoms in a way that goes beyond mere sightseeing.

Reviews

Travelers who have taken this tour have praised it highly for its unique perspective on Tokyo's cherry blossom season. They were captivated by the knowledgeable tour guide who shared fascinating insights into the history and culture of each stop. The balance between historic sites, local experiences, and the beauty of cherry blossoms left a lasting impression. Many reviewers expressed their gratitude for discovering hidden gems and experiencing Tokyo from a different perspective, making this tour a highlight of their trip.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Senso-ji Temple

Morning stroll in quiet Sensoji temple, viewing weeping cherry blossoms, beautifully painted shutters by a group of artists at Nakamise shops. Sensoji temple is the oldest temple in Tokyo and land mark of Asakusa.

Ameyoko Shopping Street

Ameya Yokocho, a shopping arcade lined with shops selling fresh fish, food, daily goods. The local people and tourists eat and drink at food stands.

Ueno Park

Enjoy Ueno park lined with more than a thousand of cherry blossoms and remains of Tokugawa family's temples such as Ueno Toshogu and Kiyomizu Kannnon temple and Shinobazu pond.

Tennoji Temple

At Tennoji temple Buddha statue sits calmly and the compound is well maintained with beautiful weeping cherry trees. You may hear sutra chanting by monk from inside.

Yanaka Cemetery

At Yanaka cemetery, there is the last Shogun's tomb and the guide talk about the background and Japanese religion. The street in the center is lined with beautiful cherry blossoms and the locals walk along to visit their ancestor's cemetery.

Yanaka Ginza Shopping Street

Yanaka Ginza shopping street lined with about 70 daily shops selling liquors, ice cream, cutlets and croquettes, fish and meal, fruits and vegetables, souvenir. Enjoy eating and drinking like the locals do.

Nippori Fabric Town

Nippori Fabric Town is another shopping paradise selling every type of fabric from traditional silk to modern printed cotton. (This is optional and most stores close on Sundays and National holidays).

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