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Food, Culture and Calligraphy Tour in Sugamo

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On our Sugamo Culture and Food tour, you have the best of all worlds. We will begin the tour with a local sweet treat from a shop that has been in the area for about 100 years! This charming location has a great friendly atmosphere and creates original snacks and classics with a twist found nowhere else in Tokyo. Next, head to Jizo Dori, the famous local shopping arcade, where you will have a chance to visit regional shops celebrating prefectures across Japan and stop at a famous temple. The district’s popular, 800-meter long street is also affectionately known as the “Old Ladies’ Harajuku”, a fun comparison to the Harajuku district’s status as one of Japan’s foremost youthful shopping and fashion destinations. Learn about this haven for older Tokyo residents, who are nevertheless still quite young at heart!

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sugamo, Sugamo, Toshima, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Kanto

Meet up point: The front of Aoyama Flower Market shop inside the Sugamo Station entrance area.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sugamo District, Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002 Tokyo Prefecture

Tour Highlights:
-3-hour tour and Cultural experience
-Lunch and local food tastings at 5 food stops
-Browse the shops at a local shopping arcade for souvenirs unique to the area.
-Shodo (Japanese calligraphy class) with an English speaking teacher in a private studio
-Take home your own T-shirt with your Kanji character from your personal brush work

Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Sugamo Jizo-dori Shopping Street, Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002 Tokyo Prefecture

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