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Kawagoe, The little Edo

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Shinjuku City, Japan
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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take a trip back in time to the Edo period of Japan during this half-day tour from Tokyo to Kawagoe. This castle town is famous for its old clay warehouses and merchant homes, some of which you visit on this small-group tour. See the remains of the Kawagoejyo Honmaru Palace, the shopping street, and the Kita-in Buddhist temple and learn about the Edo era from your tour guide.
  • Take a half-day tour from Tokyo to ancient Kawagoe
  • See the Edo-period architecture as you explore
  • Visit the palace, old shopping street, and Buddhist temple
  • This tour is limited to eight for a personalized experience
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Transport by train
Air-conditioned vehicle
Hotel drop-off
Hotel pickup
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Apple Shinjuku., 3-chōme-30-13 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tōkyō-to 160-0022, Japan

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Shinjuku Station, 3-chōme-38-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tōkyō-to 160-0022, Japan
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Urban Trekkers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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What is the maximum group size during Kawagoe, The little Edo?
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This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Sadly Disappointed But Not With Kawagoe
Sightseer10618059585
, Jul 2019
While my Guide was friendly and I like Kawagoe I was disappointed by this trip for a number of reasons. Firstly, I had not been informed that I would be the only person on the tour: if I had known I would likely have cancelled as I prefer group tours. Secondly, my Guide seemed under-prepared with information on the things we would be seeing and how he was planning to schedule the day. For example, I had brought a Tourist Map along for orientation but my Guide had not and when I asked a question in one of the temples he Googled the answer as we stood there! This compares poorly to other Viator trips I have been on where the Guide proactively supplies interesting information and I leave feeling excited by what I have seen. In the end the heat of the day and the amount of walking meant that I cut the tour short and asked to return to Tokyo early.
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Product code: 67236P13

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