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Japan-Made, Handmade Tour With MATCHA - Art And Culture In Stylish Tokyo
Enjoy art and culture in stylish Tokyo spots on a walking tour with MATCHA at a reasonable price. Visit the Kuramae neighborhood to see handmade, Japanese-made goods! Read this article to learn to more.
Discover Stylish Tokyo with MATCHA!
Kuramae is a neighborhood known for its traditional atmosphere and history of Edo era craftsmanship. In the past few years, this area has drawn and continues to attract shops fusing together old and modern Japan, like hip cafes and accessories stores.
On this tour, you will be able to explore the coolest shops in these stylish Tokyo neighborhoods.
Tour Details and How to Participate
・Browse apparel, accessories, and miscellaneous goods
・Have Japanese tea prepared for you personally at Nakamura Tea Life Store
・Make your own notebook at Kakimori
・Get your fill of delicious coffee and chocolate
・Receive high-quality photos from the tour
*Shopping and notebook making fees are not included in the tour price
Daily Yamazaki Taito Kuramae Station (Google Map)
※Nearest from Toei Asakusa Line Exit A2
5,000 yen per person
Participants will receive the following on this tour free of charge:
What to Expect
On this tour, you will encounter new Tokyo culture in the hip Kuramae area with a local guide.
Browse apparel, accessories, and miscellaneous goods
Kurama is filled with small, individually-owned shops selling quality fashion items. There is always something new to discover in this neighborhood. Take your time looking through the Japanese-made, handmade apparel and accessories here. These goods are inspired by Japanese culture and design, and may just add to your love for Japan (and we hope it does!).
Have Japanese tea brewed for you personally at Nakamura Tea Life Store
Nakamura Tea Life Store is nestled in the corner of Kuramae, with its vivid navy blue storefront curtain. All the tea here is organic and chemical-free. Have a cup of Japanese green tea brewed just for you. Be sure to take home some matcha or black tea in the shop’s sleek packaging.
Make your own notebook at Kakimori
Kakimori, fitting with Kuramae's connection to craftsmanship, is a shop where you can design your own stationery. First, choose the front and back of your notebook and have the staff make it for you. These special notebooks make great presents for friends and loved ones.
*Notebook-making is not included in the tour price.
Fill up on delicious coffee and chocolate
At the end of the tour we will drop by Dandelion Chocolate, a single-origin chocolate shop. Originally opened in San Francisco, this shop meshes perfectly with the laid-back atmosphere of Kuramae. We suggest the Kuramae Hot Chocolate, an original drink blended with roasted green tea.
Based on tour participants requests, we can also visit Nui. Hostel Bar&Lounge. This is a popular spot in Kuramae. The relaxed lounge and bar at Nui. attracts many international travelers and is a favorite of local artists.
Receive high-quality photos from the tour
The tour staff will take photos during the tour (sent to you free of charge).
・Confirmation will be received at time of booking on Trip Advisor
・Children must be accompanied by an adult
・Ideal for visitors age 12-65 years old
・Tours start according to schedule, and we will not wait for participants who are running late without notifying us. Please contact us if you are running late.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.