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Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places

Weird Places Tour Of Tokyo

4 hours

Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places

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

  • 4 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish)

What you'll do

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. 

Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places
Stranger than fiction; Tokyo's weirdest places

Where you’ll go

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… 

    • Join your host and discover some of the weird, wacky and wonderful places in Tokyo you never knew existed!
    • Explore a district famous for anime, manga and cosplay culture
    • Visit a totally unique pet cafe like a snake, owl or hedgehog cafe, or experience one of Tokyo’s famous maid cafes
    • Explore Piss Alley - a historic lane packed with tiny bars where you can eat some unusual dishes and drink local sake and beer
    • Ask your host about niche Japanese sub-cultures, and visit the places where you can experience them
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private & personalized itinerary
    • 4 hours in the city with a host
    • 2 beers, coffee or soft drinks
    • 3 tastings of unusual foods
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food & drinks (other than the ones included above)
    • Cover charges to additional venues (other than the one included above)
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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