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Unwind in the local area and Gardens of Kiyosumi-shirakawa
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Shop in the local area and chill out in a Japanese garden.

In this tour you will be introduced to the best shops and cafes in Kiyosumi-shirakawa, and then chill out on the grass in a Japanese garden.
Surrounded by rivers and canals, Kiyosumi-shirakawa developed as a common people's town, in the Edo period, and has been a popular residential area ever since. Kiyosumi Gardens, located in the heart of this area, once were the gardens of a daimyo's (a feudal lord's). The gardens are loved by the locals for their variety of flowers and birds.
There are many shops in Kiyosumi-shirakawa which are rooted in the daily lives of the locals, such as bakeries and cafes. Recently, a San Fransisco born coffee shop opened its first overseas branch here!

Highlights

・Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the lawn of Kiyosumi Gardens. Sit among beautiful flowers and look out for the variety of birds that fly through the garden.
・We will introduce you to great coffee shops, sweet shops and bakeries. You can buy what you like and have a picnic in Kiyosumi Gardens afterwards.

Attractions

Oval: A bakery famous for dealing with filling breads such as breads with dryfoods and nuts in it and chewy breads! It is so popular that they are often sold out before noon! You can see how they work in the kitchen since the wall are made from transparent glass!
Pate a choux: A cream puff shop established in 2017. They fill cream in the puff after you order so the crunky texture of the puff is no like other cream puffs! They serve it in shape of “Imagawa-yaki”, a traditional Japanese sweet. It looks good and tastes awesome!
Chizunokoe: A shop dealing with dairy product from Hokkaido, such as cheese and milk. Our recommendation is the soft serve with rich milk flavor. It said to be one of the best soft serves in Tokyo!
Fukagawaiseya: A sweet shop with a long history established in 1907. They serve many traditional Japanese sweets so don’t forget to try them!
Rikashitsu: A shop selling beaker and flask as interir ornaments! You won’t see those unique goods anywhere but here! This shop is famous on media such as TV and magazines and also on SNS!
Blue Bottle Coffee: A famous rostary café with a roasting workshop and a café! They drip every single cups of coffee one by one and that is the reason why there are so many customers!
Airs Burger: A hamburger shop using original bans and beef patty! They cook and prepare each hamburgers after customers order so you will get freshly prepared hamburger! The meet juice flows out when you have a bite and it goes well with the relatively stiff bans! You will definetly become a fan of this shop!
Kyoubashi Sembikiya Seizou Chokubai: A factory and direct sales store of a famous fruit shop that has a history of longer than hundreds years! The sweets sold here use a lot of high-quality fruits and is famous among sweets lovers! Since it is a direct sales store, those sweets are a bit cheaper than other shops!
Kotori pan: A bakery under the theme of “Fun, Delicious, and Love it”! You will be confused which bread to by since they have more than 100 different kinds of breads! This bakery is so famous among locals and people working nearby that it is said to be the best bakery in Kiyosumishirakawa!
Kiyosumi Gardens: This is the last spot of your tour! Let’s chill out with foods and drinks you bought on the way while watching the beautiful Japanese garden!

Notes

・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・We have not included any particular lunch/dinner places in this tour, but you are welcome to stop for a break and eat whenever and wherever you like.
・Please keep in mind that the bakery "oval" is closed on Wednesdays. If any of the places scheduled to visit are closed on the day, we will take you to alternative locations.

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 1000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

By the A2 Exit outside the ticket gate of Kiyosumi-shirakawa Station

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