• Tokyo's Creative District:Koenji

  • Visit one of Tokyo’s coolest local neighbourhoods that used to be home of the city’s punk scene

  • location_onTokyowatch_later2- 3 hour
  • History,Culture,Shopping,Food,Social
Tokyo's Creative District:Koenji

Description of the Experience

Join a like-minded local amigo to explore one of Tokyo's coolest neighbourhoods that most visitors don’t see - this is the real Tokyo as locals know it! Stroll through this alternative area and discover hidden gems as well as seeing the highlights - your local will show you unusual concept art galleries, incredible thrift stores as well as a shops few selling beautiful vintage kimono and second hand record shops.Soak up the street style in Tokyo’s old punk neighbourhood and be surprised to discover beautiful Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in the city’s most hipster neighbourhood.Koenji is a paradise for cheap eats, retro "kissaten" cafes, and bars as well as home to some really good izakaya and yakitori joints so if you feel pekish you won't be far from some really yummy eats. The district has also avoided the major modernisation of the 1980s in Japan and oozes the retro character of pre-boom Japan, with most of the houses and shops in the area being small and quaint.Get to know your Local Amigo, who will give you recommendations for where to party in the area (its also famed for its ‘live houses’, or music venues, as well as other local neighbourhoods you would enjoy exploring.  

Highlights

  • Visit one of Tokyo’s coolest local neighbourhoods that used to be home of the city’s punk scene
  • Get off the beaten path and discover an alternative side to Tokyo
  • Immerse yourself in this artistic and creative community as you stroll through the streets
  • Browse vintage clothing, kimono stores and other quirky shops
  • See traditional shrines and temples tucked between trendy bars and shop
  • Try some craft beer or some of Tokyo's best coffee at one of the many characterful cafes or bars
  • Get tips and tricks from your local amigo about other local neighbourhoods to explore or things to do in Tokyo for the rest of your visit

Includes

checkPrivate & personalised experience

check3 hours with a Local Amigo

checkA coffee, beer or soft drink at one of the quirky "Kissaten" or bars

checkWalking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost) 

clearAdditional food and drinks

clearTickets to any attractions

clearTransportation costs

clearGratuities (optional)

Meet up point

As Per Booking Option

Confirmation Policy

You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking.; In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Cancellation Policy

Full refund will be issued for cancellations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity.

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