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Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour

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Taito City, Japan

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icon30 minutes to 3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Enjoy a memorable rickshaw ride through the streets of Asakusa, one of Tokyo’s most picturesque and historic neighborhoods, on this easily-customizable, private tour offering several different ride lengths. Sit back and relax as your knowledgeable dedicated driver peddles you past some of the city’s iconic sites, lovely gardens, towering skyscrapers, and historic shops, passing cherry and maple trees as you go. It’s a great way to take a relaxed, informative, ride through this atmospheric area of Tokyo.
  • An informative and private rickshaw ride through the Asakusa district in Tokyo
  • Choose from various tour lengths to suit your schedule
  • Explore the quirky neighborhoods of Rokku, Denboin Street, and Ushijima Shrine
  • See beautiful gardens, the Sumida River, and glorious trees
  • English, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese-speaking drivers are available

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This guided rickshaw ride is the perfect accompaniment to an Asakusa Temple tour for travelers wanting a glimpse of old-world Tokyo.
Take a ride back in time as you experience the scenic streets of Asakusa, one of Tokyo’s traditional neighborhoods, from the back of a peddle-powered, private rickshaw driven by a dedicated guide. This scenic ride offers the perfect combination of customization and relaxation during your Tokyo adventure.

Start your ride by meeting your guide, at the time of your choosing, at a central meeting point. From there, board your private, 2-person rickshaw for a memorable ride through the beautiful streets of Asakusa.

Kick your feet up and let your guide do the work as they explain the key details behind many of Tokyo’s most famous sights, which depending on your tour choice stops may include the quirky Raccoon Street, Hanayashiki Amusement Park, Sumida Park, Imado Shrine, and many others. Your ride route is customized based on discussions with your guide, so feel free to discuss potential routes.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Asakusa
locations covered during the tour depend on the option selected. Asakusa is a neighbourhood in Tokyo where you can find a wonderful mix of retro, traditional, religious, quirky, modern and cultural elements around every corner.
Pass By:  
Denboin
historic street with stores and housing facades of the Edo period
Pass By:  
Tanuki Street
quirky street where the main theme is 'raccoons'. There are various raccoon figurines every few meters along this street
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Hanayashiki
One of the oldest amusement parks in Japan, still in operation
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Asahi Beer Headquarters
Asahi Beer Headquarters, with the iconic golden 'flame' on top of the building
Stop At:  
Ushijima Shrine
A Shinto Shrine. Find out why this Shrine has a gate with three entrances instead of the standard one entrance.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Tokyo Skytree
excellent view on the Tokyo Skytree from across the Sumida River. This is a good photo spot.
Pass By:  
Nitenmon Gate
Colourful and bright gate leading to the Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine.
Pass By:  
Asakusa Shrine
A shinto shrine located on the temple grounds of the impressive Sensoji Temple. Learn about the differences between Shinto and Buddhism and how they peacefully coexist.
Stop At:  
Honryuin Matsuchiyama Shoden
A buddhist temples, one of the constituent temples of the Sensoji Temple. Find out why there are so many radishes in the temple and painted on the lanterns
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Imado Shrine
A Shinto Shrine which features a lot of cat figurines, especially the manekineko, the beckoning cat.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Pass By:  
Asakusa Engei Hall
Venue that was and is still the heart of Asakusa's entertainment district. Come here to experience Japanese comedy and shows!
Pass By:  
Rokku Broadway
The Rokku Street, now part of the retro district, used to be THE most popular entertainment district in Tokyo before the war. Cinema's and theatres were located here!
Pass By:  
Sumida Park
The Sumida Park is a long park lining the Sumida River. Here you can view the cherry blossoms in spring, take break and relax from sightseeing and enjoy an excellent view on the Tokyo Skytree just across the river.
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour.

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Outstanding Experience!
Jenn2b
, Nov 2019
My driver, Nobu, was amazing!!! I had a long layover with about 4 hours available in the city, so decided to do a 3 hour rickshaw ride. LOVED it!!! I cannot wait to go back to Tokyo and spend some more time there.
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Amazing!
Dream272576
, Jul 2019
Tiagra was our guide and he was great! He talked to us the whole time sharing information about Tokyo and asking us a lot of questions! He has a great personality! We had so much fun!
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great tour
markandchantal
, Jun 2019
Koyo, Daisuke, and Cookie were all SUPERB guides- professional, friendly, and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend for all types: romance, family, or educational.
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Tokyo
Granniefour
, May 2019
Excellent tour. Driver was fun, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. I'll recommend this tour AND driver to anyone.
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Hard working rickshaw driver
Scenic26141734888
, Apr 2019
Koyo was absolutely fantastic! He had excellent English and when he knew we had an interest in gardens and unu sual buildings, he tried very hard to fit as much as possible into our two hour tour. My mother and I were delighted. He took great photos of the two of us together at few a different spots. It was a wonderful introduction to Japan and the amazing cherry blossoms. Thank you so much.
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Mr. Satsuki and Mr. Mocchy are two...
Chow P
, Aug 2018
Mr. Satsuki and Mr. Mocchy are two professional rickshaw drivers. They excel in every detail. From talking to kids, to historical information about the places, from attitude to creativity, all in an interesting and humors atmosphere. This is surely one of my best experience in Japan.
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A great way to get around the city...
TK
, Mar 2018
A great way to get around the city and have a history lesson at the same time. Our guide was so informative, as well as making it very personal to us. My son made friends with him immediately because our guide was so friendly and hospitable. He showed us some small unique shrines, and even took us into a shrine, showing us the proper shrine ettiquette, so we didn't disrespect these beautiful places. Would highly recommend a lovely few hours tripping around the city, seeing the real Japan, including its wonderful people.
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We really liked this tour. Great...
yazmontoya
, Jan 2018
We really liked this tour. Great information about the city was given and we do recommend it
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We had a great time touring Asakusa...
Nathan W
, Nov 2017
We had a great time touring Asakusa! We did the 2-hour tour so we could get all the sight-seeing in and not feel rushed. We are a family of four so we had two rickshaws. Our guides Taka and Minami were fabulous! They were both knowledgable and eager to share insights at each landmark. This was our first rickshaw tour and we will certainly do it again. Thank you, Taka and Minami, for a great time and adding great photos to our memory book! The Walker Family
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Kazuki was great! Very knowledgeable...
henrygrunberg
, Oct 2017
Kazuki was great! Very knowledgeable and entertaining.

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