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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 2k540 shopping area near Akihabara and the Kuramae neighborhood to see handmade, Japanese-made goods! Read this article to learn to more.
Discover Stylish Tokyo with MATCHA!
2k540 is a center for creators specializing in all things Japanese, nestled right in between JR Akihabara and Okachimachi Station. Visitors will find handmade, Japan-made jewelry, bowls, leather goods, fabric, and more here.
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.
What to Expect
On this tour, we will explore five shops and establishments from 2k540 to Kuramae and browse handmade, Japan-made apparel, accessories, and other fun goods. The items here are inspired by Japanese culture and design, and may just add to your love for Japan (and we hope it does!).
After your fill of shopping, you can enjoy Japanese tea brewed just for you, and make a one-of-a-kind notebook. There’s also delicious chocolate and coffee to enjoy while taking a break from the walk.
During the tour, the photos taken by the staff will be yours for free, which you can share with friends and add to your memories.
Tour Details and How to Participate
The tour is held every weekday (Monday through Friday) starting at 10:45 am and lasts between 3 and 4 hours.
If you are interested in participating, please read the details below and refer to this link: Art & Culture in Stylish Tokyo: Japan-Made, Handmade Tour
Price: 3,000 yen per person
Ideal for visitors ages 12-65 years old
Participants will receive the following on this tour free of charge:
・Photos taken by staff
*Please note that the cost of lunch and transportation to and from our destinations is not included in the tour price.