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We have arranged the tour to give a perspective of how the local people actually live. One thing that always leaves an impression on us in Shimokitazawa is the people, who are on the one hand slightly eccentric, but also full of life, positive...more
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2-24-2 Kitazawa | Meeting at the Southwest Exit of Shimo-kitazawa Station, Setagaya 155-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been on a tour before, it was quite the new experience for me. The tour was quite relaxing, being able to see new areas, meeting new people, seeing beautiful scenery, and going to bars that I would have not thought to go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank P_Spau
Reviewed 26 January 2019

It was a truly awesome evening I had! The tour guide was very friendly and welcoming. This was definitely worth to join if you have the interest to feel the culture and the local atmosphere of Tokyo. The guide took me a classical record shop,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ayumi T
Reviewed 6 January 2019

I was joining the walking tour in Shimokitazawa and bar hopping. It was a really interesting experience. Shimokitazawa is only a view stations away from Shibuya but it has a totally different vibe. Especially for vintage and fashion lovers a must. The tour guides were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mangoLove22
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I highly recommend this tour for any visitors wanting to go past the fancy tourist attractions and learn more about Japan's history and culture and their everyday local way of life! Our guide was full of knowledge and had perfect English so I was able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeaganAUS
Reviewed 4 December 2018

A great day to spend a half-day exploring the byways of Tokyo. Our guide Harumi - who was educated in Ireland and had amazing English- front-loaded the tour with food stops at a local pattiserie, tofu shop & an amazing almost hidden doughnut shop. With...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Declan S
Reviewed 28 November 2018

On this Ellista tour, we visited the castle town of Odawara, which has a very rich history. We got to tour the castle, which included walking around inside it, witnessing ancient Japanese relics, including weapons and armor, as well as get a magnificent view of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tomorrow_cozy
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, enlightening experience of 1800s Japan. The creation of my own fabric was fulfilling and fun! The English guides helped me understand the process and made the experience easy. Would recommend for anyone looking for an half-day experience 45min out from Tokyo. Many other fun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank indubitably_tan
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

It was a very great tour, from Fujisawa to Enoshima. We have been able to see Mt. Fuji from great views spots. We also eat local food, see great temples at Kamakura and also caves at Enoshima. This is really impressive and great to see....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Olivier D
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice local walking tour designed to educate as well as foster a communal bond! Yuuki is very bright and animated, which makes for a great experience. She took us to many local spots, explained the culture, history, and reason for the spot’s popularity. Time...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DCtaveler5
ELLISTA, マネージャー at Ellista, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you very much for participating in the SHIMOKITAZAWA Local Walking Tour. We are so much appreciated with your comments on the guide too and pleased to know that you have enjoyed experiencing the distinctive cultures of the area. I hope you’ll be back in...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking and talking with Yuuki. Shimokitasawa is a neighborhood with a lot of nice things to do. I loved the time in the cafe, the lotus tea was so delicious and we were like cats inside the japanese table, Kotatsu.

Date of experience: April 2018
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ELLISTA, マネージャー at Ellista, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you very much for joining in the SHIMOKITAZAWA Local Walking Tour. I am glad to hear you enjoyed walking around the area with the guide and being absorbed into a Japanese culture. I hope we’ll see you again in Shimokitazawa!

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