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Experience izakaya culture - classic Japanese tapas-style drinking and dining. Go on an izakaya tour with some local expert help, no need to decipher the (often Japanese-only) menu! You'll receive help on deciding what to try. The izakaya tour …
Explore the neon-lit alleys of Shinjuku and Kabukicho after dark on this guided adventure. Sample local cuisine at the best hole-in-the-wall eateries, experience quirky bars in the Golden Gai area and take a stroll (that's all) through the …
Try Japan's much-loved hot pot dish, nabe, and make new friends while you enjoy the meal!
Attend a special sumo show (not tournament) in Asakusa, try your hand at a sumo duel and tuck into sumo wrestlers' favorite food - a hearty hot pot!
Book a table at one of Tokyo's craziest cafes! The Kawaii Monster Cafe in Harajuku is a once-in-a-lifetime pop-art and dining experience that will tantalize your tastebuds, eyes and ears. Take your friends or family for unforgettable food and …
Embark on a guided tour of Nakamise in Asakusa, Takeshita-dori in Harajuku and Ameyokocho in Ueno - the Big Three of Tokyo's shopping streets. Browse for bargain items and get to know the local lingo and specialities!