From bizarre foods to Indie anime, Tokyo’s underground entertainment scene will blow your mind!
From 76.63 USD pp (based on 8 adults)
Private & 100% personalized tour
Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish)
Discover the quirky underbelly of Tokyo, following your host to bizarre places that only a local insider could reveal to you. Why not sample strange foods in Omoide Yokocho - aka Piss Alley - like frog sashimi, pig testicles and grilled salamander or descend into the kawaii monster cafe that’s an explosion of adorable monsters and rainbow candy? You could be treated like royalty at a maid (or even a butler) cafe, or buy quirky gifts in the Alice in Wonderland shop or a 100 yen store. And for the weirdest places of all? There’s always Clone Factory, where you can have a doll made that’s the identical, terrifying miniature version of yourself, or discover some very underground anime sub-cultures with your host to tell you all about it.
You’ll explore one or two of west Tokyo’s eclectic neighborhoods, where the weird and wonderful is never far away! If unusual stores selling wacky items you never knew you needed, and themed cafes are what fascinate you, you could explore Shibuya, the enormous entertainment district, and Harajuku, the epicenter of Tokyo’s youth culture. Or perhaps streets dedicated to Japanese sub-cultures like otaku and kawaii are what fascinates you? In that case, your host could lead you through Shibuya, where owl cafes are an everyday occurrence, or Ikebukuro, a neighborhood in north-western Tokyo that’s known for its indie anime and manga stores and quirkily themed bars - like the Detective Cafe, where real private detectives mix the cocktails…
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