Tokyo | 8.0h
A Walk around the Edo Post Station Town in Senju
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Visit Senju, a historic Japanese town little known to tourists!

Kitasenju is rising in popularity as a town people want to live in. People have gathered in this town since the Edo Period (1603-1868) as it used to be a post station town; a town where travelers came to rest. Kitasenju was the door step of Tokyo to the North of Japan. For this reason, old warehouses, traditional houses and sento bathhouses are scattered around the town, making it a great place to get a glipmse of Japanese history. Enjoy a day exploring the town, visiting shrines, renovated warehouses and traditional houses used as cafes and also the only market in Tokyo that specializes purely in fish. Bathe in a bathhouse and drink sake in an izakaya at the end of the tour!

Highlights

・Enjoy a fresh lunch at the only market in Tokyo that spacializes purely in fish!
・Get a glimpse of the Showa Period (1926-1989) Townscape.
・Walk and eat at a shotengai shopping street with traces of the old post station town.
・Relax in a traditional house with a cup of tea or coffee.
・Enjoy a hot bath in 's famous bathhouses!
・Drink sake in the narrow alleyway, ""Nomi Yoko"", filled with little bars.

Attractions

・Arakawa Furusato Bunkakan
・Susano Shrine
・Adachi Market
・Senju inn history Puchiterasu
・Senju Honcho Shotengai
・Denkichi Shoten
・Shukuba machi shopping street
・Nijino Hiroba by the Arakawa River
・Daikokuyu
・Nomiyoko

Notes

・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.
・On Wednesdays ""Denkichi Shoten"" is closed. If any of the scheduled places are closed on the day you visit, your tour guide will take you to an alternative location.

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 1,680)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

By the West Exit of the JR Joban Line / Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line / Tsukuba Express Line, Minami Senju Station

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