Cycle around Sumida Ward of Tokyo, where the skills of craftsmen remain vibrant today. Sumida Ward is related to Katsushika Hokusai, the genius Ukiyo-e artist. There are lots of spots on the way that Hokusai described in his Ukiyo-e. A piece of Ukiyo-e is completed by mobilizing the sophisticated skills of various craftsmen. While discovering the attractions of Ukiyo-e, you will find the difference in scenery between the Edo period (1603-1868) and the present days. As an old town since the Edo Period, and Sumida ward also houses small factories where the skills of craftsmen have been handed down. You will be shown to the spots where Japanese culture and history can be seen remarkably. You will go along lanes that you are unlikely to visit on an ordinary tour. Rest assured, as the local guide will lead you safely.
As you cycle, you will also come across places where you can see the iconic Tokyo Skytree. The height of the famous Tokyo Skytree was achieved with the splendid architectural technologies of Japan. The tower looks different depending on the looking angle. The skills of making Japanese swords were introduced into the construction of the state-of-the-art tower. The guide will tell you such special stories at secret photo spots.
Travel comfortably by bicycle as you wander off the beaten track. Enjoy this 3-hour premium bike tour.
Tour duration: about 3 hours
Meeting time: 9.55 am
Tokyo Sumida Cultural Cycling Tour
Adult/Child: 153 cm tall and over
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
Meeting point" At the ticket gate of JR Ryogoku Station West Exit
1-5, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo