Walking tour of Traditional Japan

Tour Number

Activity Level



Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Gotokuji temple and Japan Open Air Fork Museum

If you are interested in Traditional Japan but do not have enough time to visit other than Tokyo area, this tour is the perfect choice. In the tour, we take Odakyu line from Shinjuku station.
Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum preserves very old Beautiful Japanese houses. You may feel as if you traveled to Japan in old days. Some of these houses were moved from Gokayama and Shirakawago villages in central Japan which are designated as Unesco's world cultural heritage site.
You can experience indigo dying, traditional method of dying and making original bandana of your own by paying extra cost. Feel free to ask me about the detail.


Starting from your hotel, we will visit Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum. The tour will finish at Mukogaoka Yuen Station which is Odakyu LIne. It takes about twenty minutes to Shinjuku Station. ( No need to change trains)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel or any other convenient location

End location: Mukogaokayuen station

Duration: 3 hours

If you would like to experience indigo dying or go to Machida, extra 1 hour is needed.


train and walking

What’s Included

Other: guide fee, guide transportation, hotel pickup in Tokyo

Estimated Local Cash Needed

750 Japanese Yen - -Transportation fee (250 Yen)
- admission fee (500 Yen)

What’s Extra

Other: -your transportation fee ( 250 Yen)
-your admmission fee (500 Yen)


All my tours are walking tours. Tour guides in Japan are not allowed to give a ride or book a car on behalf of clients.

Private tour guide Yuko

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