Koto City culture tour guide

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Volunteer led by inhabitant of a ward who completed the predetermined training curriculum acts as dragoman (guide), and "Koto City culture tour guide" is service to introduce tourist attraction in Koto City and a great variety of local resources to (the secretariat: Koto City Tourism Association).

We hold "guide event for a limited time" at any time and provide all year "town walk guide service" to show around course hoped for on day of customer desired.

Let alone to live outside ward, please use inhabitant of a ward.

Guide event for a limited time

In Koto City culture tour guides, we hold various town walk plans as "guide event for a limited time" at any time.

Event tour

It is for a limited time and holds event tour to plan course especially, and to show around that made an elaborate plans every time including seasonal Flower Tour and Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine Buddhist temple, visiting historic spots (it costs entrance fee). Hold degree in annual 7~8 time, per person; but can participate.

The business trip town walk information desk

We set up "business trip town walk bureau" for a limited time at sightseeing, outing spot in ward in spring and autumn in average year and we wait and, in the case of walk, distribute convenient sightseeing map and we wait and walk and give advice. In addition, we carry out prior free town walk guided tours that are application-free.

As for the guide event for a limited time, you can see the latest information in the following pages.

The latest information of guide event for a limited time is this

Town walk guide service

In Koto City culture tour guides, we provide all year "town walk guide service" to show around course hoped for on day of customer desired
Course can be chosen from nine models course.
※ We do not accept application from travel agency such as incorporating in trip product.

In application

  • We accept all year application.
  • We accept request of customer at the date, meeting, dissolution time.
  • As for course, the time required, it is adjustable.
  • As a general rule, in more than 2 groups, apply within two weeks before day desired.
  • You want, and please note that you may not attach depending on the date and time.
  • There is not age limit in particular, but is service for degree which waits, and is available for walk for 2-3 hours.
  • Guide rate is free. ※When we enter paid facility, additional charge incurs.

Application method

  • Application by email
    After checking instructions of exclusive application, you fill in the requirements, and you attach to email, and please send to the following Koto City culture tour guide secretariat. Exclusive application clicks "application by email" in the lower berth for this page button, and please download.
  • Application by FAX
    After checking instructions of exclusive application, you fill in the requirements, and please send FAX to the following Koto City culture tour guide secretariat. Please inquire whether you have exclusive application clicks "application by FAX" in the lower berth for this page button and download to the Koto City culture tour guide secretariat.

From application to tour conduct

  • After the application reception desk from the secretariat of contents confirmation call.
  • We elect charge guide at the secretariat. ※It may take around 1-2 weeks for election.
  • We give notification of charge guide decision from the secretariat. We make arrangements with customer about the details of tour in charge guides and become tour conduct afterwards.

Others

  • We recommend that we take out event insurance in tour participation.
  • Even if unexpected situation occurs during guided tour, we cannot take all responsibility.

Application and reference

The Koto City culture tour guide secretariat
Address 〒135-0016 4-5-18, Touyo, Koutou-ku Koto City Tourism Association
Telephone 03-6458-7410
FAX 03-6458-7420
MAIL yoyaku@koto-kanko.jp
Business hours From 9:00 to 17:00 (Saturday, Sundays and holidays, the year-end and New Year rest)

Model course

Fukagawa gate relation benefit course

Fukagawa gate relation benefit course

We introduce Monzennakacho neighborhood with full of the old downtown atmosphere led by Yahata with the God of the Fire of Fukagawa.

Meeting Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum
Dissolution In front of Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Otorii
Important
The highlight
Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine, Fukagawa Fudodo Temple, Hachimanbashi Bridge, Fukagawa Park others

Teramachi, Fukagawa, Fukae door course

Teramachi, Fukagawa, Fukae door course

We introduce Kiyosumi Shirakawa area where tasteful temples gather.

Meeting Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum
Dissolution Fukagawa Edo Museum
Important
The highlight
Reiganji Temple, Houjouin Temple (emma temple), The birthplace of Takizawa Bakin, Kinokuniya Bunzaemon's grave (naritoin) others

Basho Fukagawa course

Basho Fukagawa course

While eminent haiku poet Matsuo Basho remembers the feature that lived, we introduce the ground related to Basho.

Meeting Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum
Dissolution Basho Museum
Important
The highlight
The site of Saitoan, promenade, Mannenbashi Bridge, Basho-Inari Shrine of Basho haiku, Bashoan Memorial Garden others

Sagacho, Fukagawa, Eitai-bashi Bridge course

Sagacho, Fukagawa, Eitai-bashi Bridge course

We introduce around Sagacho where there is nostalgic atmosphere while seeing calm flow of the Sumida River.

Meeting Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum
Dissolution Monzen-Nakacho Station
Important
The highlight
Ino Tadataka house trace, the Shibusawa Warehouse birthplace, Place of Ako-Roshi Rest, the Sumida River terrace others

kamekobumbu benefit course

kamekobumbu benefit course

Around Shinto shrines with benefit of the studies accomplishment and victory prayer, we introduce historical Kameido area.

Meeting Kameido Station
Dissolution Kameido Umeyashiki
Important
The highlight
Kameido Tenjinsha Shrine, Ryugenji Temple, The site of Umeyashiki, divine skill light shrine trace, Fumon-in Temple, Katorijinja Shrine, Kameido Katori Kachiun Shopping Street, The site of Kameido Zeniza, Kameido Umeyashiki others

Onagigawa River, ship guard station course

Onagigawa River, ship guard station course

We introduce Onagigawa River and the outskirts area with history of canal from the Edo era.

Meeting Higashi-Ojima Station
Dissolution Higashi-Ojima Station
Important
The highlight
Former Nakagawa river station, Houtoji Temple, Ojima Inari-jinja Shrine, Jomyoji Temple, Insokuji Temple, Arakawa Rock Gate, former Komatsugawa lock, Nakagawa Funabansho Museum others

Kyu-Nakagawa, Arakawa course

Kyu-Nakagawa, Arakawa course

We introduce around Kyu-Nakagawa which "city of attractive waters, Koto" blessed with water can sense bodily.

Meeting Higashi-Ojima Station
Dissolution Former Nakagawa river station
Important
The highlight
Higashi ojima jinja Shrine, Kameido Sengen jinja Shrine, handing over trace of Sakasai, Joto electricity orbit (tortoise Kobashi), Kyu-Nakagawa promenade, Arakawa Rock Gate, Former Nakagawa river station others

Fukagawa Shichifukujin(Seven Gods of Good Fortune) course

Fukagawa Shichifukujin(Seven Gods of Good Fortune) course

We go round Buddhist temple and Shinto shrines of Fukagawa Shichifukujin(Seven Gods of Good Fortune) while touching historic spot historic site dotted much along the course, and thoroughly enjoying history of Fukagawa.

Meeting Morishita Station
Dissolution Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum
Important
The highlight
Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine of Fukagawa Shichifukujin(Seven Gods of Good Fortune) and historic spot others along course

7, Kameido Fukugami course

7, Kameido Fukugami course

We go round Buddhist temple and Shinto shrines of 7, Kameido Fukugami while enjoying superb view point of Tokyo Skytree ® along course.

Meeting Kameido Umeyashiki
Dissolution Kameido Umeyashiki
Important
The highlight
Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine of 7, Kameido Fukugami and historic spot others along course

We wait and accept application for walk guide service by email or FAX.

  • Application "by email

  • Application (downloading of application) by FAX

The reference Koto City culture tour guide secretariat
TEL 03-6458-7410
MAIL yoyaku@koto-kanko.jp
Reception hours from 9:00 to 17:00 (Saturday, Sundays and holidays, the year-end and New Year rest)

※ We do not accept application from travel agency such as incorporating in trip product.

Koto City culture tour guide waits and maps walk guide service model course

Koto City culture tour guide waits and can download model course map of walk guide service from the following. In addition, please note that some contents may be different from course introducing in our site.

Koto City tourist information center

There is facility performing guidebook in two places of Monzennakacho, Kameido in ward.
Wait; collecting information of walk wait, and please drop in at break after walk.

Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum

Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum is sightseeing of Koto City opened on (2009) October 10 in 2009 and base of culture. The hall built as restaurant of Tokyo municipal management in (1932) in 1932 is appointed as country registration tangible cultural property in 2008. We introduce sightseeing, town walk information of whole Koto City, and display and business in conjunction with history and food culture of ward are performed, too.

The Fukagawa Tokyo Modern Museum appearance

The location 〒135-0048 1-19-15, Monzennakacho, Koutou-ku (map)
From Toei Oedo Line/Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 3.6 a 3-minute walk
Telephone 03-5639-1776
URL http://www.fukagawatokyo.com/
Opening time From 10:00 to 18:00 (on Friday and Saturday until 19:00)
Closed days On Monday (in the case of holiday, Tuesday, the following day becomes closing Monday)
※But there is temporary closing for New Year holidays, display substitute
Admission charges Free (in the case of pay, there is the second floor by event)
Administration Fukagawa Tourism Association

Kameido Umeyashiki

Kameido Umeyashiki is base sending history and culture of "smart downtown area, Kameido" opened on (2013) March 17 in 2013. Ukiyoe artist, Hiroshige Utagawa describes in the Edo era, and Kameido which is famous for what painter, Gogh copied can buy specialties which chose Umeyashiki that existed from Kameido in motif and atmospheric hall which did and can enjoy seminar of the original picture of ukiyoe print including Umeyashiki and display, rakugo and downtown area culture of tradition craft, Edo Kiriko(Edo Cut Glass) of Edo Tokyo.

Kameido Umeyashiki

The location 〒136-0071 4-18-8, Kameido, Koutou-ku (map)
From the JR Sobu Line, Tobu Kameido Line "Kameido Station" north exit a 7-minute walk
Telephone 03-6802-9550
URL http://www.kameume.com/
Opening time From 10:00 to 18:00
Closed days On Monday (in the case of holiday, Tuesday, the following day becomes closing Monday)
※But there is temporary closing by facility check
Admission charges Free of charge
Administration Kameido breath breath business cooperative association

Information for other Koto City window about overall sightseeing

General Incorporated Association Koto City Tourism Association
The location 〒135-0016 4-5-18, Touyo, Koutou-ku Koto City industry hall (map)
Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Toyocho Station" Exit 4 is immediate
Telephone 03-6458-7400
On business day From 9:00 to 17:00 (Saturday, Sundays and holidays, the year-end and New Year rest)
Koto City Cultural and Tourism Division Tourism promotion unit
The location 〒135-8383 4-11-28, Touyo, Koutou-ku (map)
From Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Toyocho Station" first, Exit 4 a 5-minute walk
Telephone 03-3647-3312
On business day From 8:30 to 17:15 (Saturday, Sundays and holidays, the year-end and New Year rest)