Tokyo | 4.5h
Discover the World of Haiku and the Edo Culture
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View traces of the Edo Period (1603-1868) culture in Fukagawa.

This tour will give you a great insight into the Japanese spirit. You will see and understand the kinds of things that used to move and impress the Japanese and the kinds of things that they passed down to the current generation. A walk around this town will show you the way they lived and give you a good idea of the culture and taste of the common people back in the Edo period.
You may find some cultural aspects in this town that you are familiar with, along with lots of new findings. Your discoveries from this tour might help you to start to notice things in life that you never really paid much attention to before, and maybe even change the way you see things...!

Highlights

・Learn about the Japanese haiku poem culture.
・See and also experience the lives of the common people from the Edo period.
・Visit vast Japanese gardens, typical of the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Attractions

・The Koto Ward Basho Memorial Museum
・Bashoan Historic Observation Garden
・The Koto Ward Fukagawa Edo Museum
・Kiyosumi Garden

Notes

・Please keep in mind that Basho Memorial Museum and Fukagawa Edo Museum close on the second and fourth Mondays of every month. On these days and days when the other scheduled places to visit are temporarily closed, we will take you to alternative locations.
・Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・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.

Expenses Not Included

JPY 650~ per person

Meeting Point

By the A1 Exit of the Toeishinjuku and Toei Oedo Line, Morishita Station

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