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Private Tour - Time travel to a post town of the Edo period, Urawa!

Having thrived as a post town when people mainly traveled on foot or rode a horse, Urawa still has a lot of spots where you can feel the vibe of the Edo period (17th-19th century).
You will visit a rare shrine that worships a rabbit as a god. Travelers in the Edo period might also have prayed here for the luck of their trip.
After praying to the rabbit god, you will try the ancient travelers' favorite food, Kabayaki, a fluffy grilled eel with traditional sauce!
Afterwards, you will explore a nostalgic shopping arcade, and chill in a café renovated from an old Japanese house.
Let’s go on a trip to a post town and enjoy the ambience of ancient travelers, of course with your otomo guide!

per adult from

$142

NZD

Duration

4 to 5 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Tour Guide
    • Private Tour
    • Necessary expenses for the tour guide
    What's excluded :
    • Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
    • Money for food/drinks, souvenirs, and extra activities for your own
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • The use of private van
    • Entry/Admission - 満寿家
    • Entry/Admission - 浦和裏門通り商店街
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tsuki Shrine, 3-17-25 Kishicho, Urawa-ku, Saitama 330-0064 Saitama Prefecture

    a very rare shrine that enshrines rabbit.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: 満寿家, 7-chōme-1-3 Kishichō, Urawa Ward, Saitama, 330-0064, Japan

    Manjyuya: a famous Kabayaki style grilled eel restaurant.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gyokuzouin, 2-13-22 Nakacho, Urawa-ku, Saitama 330-0062 Saitama Prefecture

    a time-honored vintage temple filled with silence away from the bustle of big cities.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: 浦和裏門通り商店街, Uramon Street、2丁目-13, 2丁目-13 仲町 浦和区 さいたま市 埼玉県 330-0062, Japan

    Uramon shopping street: a retro shopping arcade popular among locals with lots of old Japanese houses.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tokiwa Park, 1 Chome-8 Tokiwa, Urawa Ward, Saitama, 330-0061, Japan

    Tokiwa Park: the site of a castle where the first general (Shogun) of the Tokugawa shogunate, Tokugawa Ieyasu, used to hunt with a falcon.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Urawa Station, 1-chōme-16-12 Takasago, Urawa Ward, Saitama, 330-0063, Japan
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please come in comfortable clothing, as this tour involves a lot of walking.
    • The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
    • The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. (Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 1000)
    • If you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by otomo travel

Activity ID: V-85886P267

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