Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

Explore Bohemian Shimokitazawa

Vivacious street art, Antipodean coffee shops (really) and a notorious live music scene.

  • Private &
    personalised
  • 3 hours
  • From $56.50 per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

We’re sure that if hippies ran Tokyo, instead of bureaucrats, it would look a lot like Shimokitazawa. You’ll follow one of our friendly hosts and get lost in this secret neighborhood’s endearing tangle of tiny streets, swapping the neon lit inner city for tiny alleyways filled with vintage stores, second hand bookshops and all manner of bric a brac dens. Shimokitazawa, or just Shimokita to locals, is notorious for its live music scene - perhaps you’d be interested in catching one of the up-and-coming indie bands whilst you’re there? Whether you’d like to get an Antipodean coffee and look at the vivacious street art, or shop for unbranded clothing and vinyl, the day is up to you! Grab a bite to eat at a nearby soba shop or izakaya (traditional bar) as you absorb the atmosphere of this buzzing bohemian neighborhood which used to be a farming village. Alternatively, you might want to try the Shimokitazawa Cage to quell the hunger pangs, a community space where you’ll find a revolving parade of food trucks. Shimokita is waiting for you!

Our Picks

  • Visit Tokyo’s trendy, bohemian neighborhood with a host by your side to show you the ropes

  • Get off the beaten path and discover an alternative side of Tokyo in this hip and artistic enclave - this is where Tokyo’s punk movement began!

  • Explore the tangle of tiny streets, see amazing street art and browse the hundreds of vintage and vinyl stores

  • Enjoy a perfectly brewed coffee or a drink from one of the many quirky coffee shops the area is famous for

  • Discover the unique style and spirit of the neighborhood as you explore it with your host

  • Immerse yourself in the buzzing music scene which is renowned all over Japan and

  • Get recommendations from your local about the best live music venues and bars to visit for the rest of your stay in Tokyo

Good to know

What’s not included
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
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