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Experience local life in Yoyogi Uehara provided by Ellista

Experience local life in Yoyogi Uehara

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Located very close to Shibuya and Shinjuku, Yoyogi Uehara has matured into a town which embraces the new while cherishing the old downtown atmosphere. It is a beautiful residential area in central Tokyo, and is very safe, making it ideal for walking and enjoying its local charm. The town has a nostalgic feel to it with locally-loved shops, such as tofu shops, donut shops, and trendy cafés. Take a few minute walk from the station and you will find a historical shrine and a public bath that has been loved for generations. Please enjoy Yoyogi Uehara, a town where you can experience local life while being in the center of the world-renowned Tokyo metropolis.
Important Information
  • English speaking guide
  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Transportation to/from Yoyogi-Uehara Station.
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour organizers may use photographs taken during the tour for their advertising.
  • The tour itinerary may be subject to change in case of weather conditions and various circumstances of the facilities.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Meagan wrote a review Dec 2018
Adelaide, Australia2 contributions
I highly recommend this tour for any visitors wanting to go past the fancy tourist attractions and learn more about Japan's history and culture and their everyday local way of life! Our guide was full of knowledge and had perfect English so I was able to have fun AND learn a lot
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Date of experience: November 2018
Declan S wrote a review Dec 2018
8 contributions
A great day to spend a half-day exploring the byways of Tokyo. Our guide Harumi - who was educated in Ireland and had amazing English- front-loaded the tour with food stops at a local pattiserie, tofu shop & an amazing almost hidden doughnut shop. With bellies sated we waded
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Date of experience: November 2018
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By: Ellista
Excellent local tour of Tokyo
I have never been on a tour before, it was quite the new experience for me. The tour was quite relaxing, being able
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Ayumi T
Local Experience of Tokyo
It was a truly awesome evening I had! The tour guide was very friendly and welcoming. This was definitely worth to
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Different perspective of Tokyo
I was joining the walking tour in Shimokitazawa and bar hopping. It was a really interesting experience. Shimokitaz
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Dress up like a samurai, visit a traditional Japanese castle, 1.5 hours away from Tokyo
On this Ellista tour, we visited the castle town of Odawara, which has a very rich history. We got to tour the cast
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Fantastic, enlightening experience of 1800s Japan. The creation of my own fabric was fulfilling and fun! The Englis
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Olivier D
Great tour near to Tokyo
It was a very great tour, from Fujisawa to Enoshima. We have been able to see Mt. Fuji from great views spots. We
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Great window into Shimo-Kitazawa gems
Very nice local walking tour designed to educate as well as foster a communal bond! Yuuki is very bright and animat
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New view into Shimokitasawa
I really enjoyed walking and talking with Yuuki. Shimokitasawa is a neighborhood with a lot of nice things to do.
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Interesting experience
I never thought the area was for me but this local walking tour totally gives me a different perspective about Shim
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Andy G
Experienced the youth hip-popular overflowing culture ambience of Shimokitazawa with reliable guide
First time in Shimokitazawa, The tour helped me to grasp the information around the area. With the lovely, fashiona
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Daramany P
A must do in Japan
This tour brought us to the best little shops in this small town and we fell in love. From vynil shops that had a w
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Shin E
Frinedly guide and experienced deep Tokyo:)
Really great! I could have experienced deep Tokyo thanx to friendly and kind guide Ai-san and Yuki-san. Actually I
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Key Details
  • Ellista
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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