When you visit Asakusa that is one of the famous sightseeing spots in Tokyo, you see men and women who pull Jinrikisya, we call them Rikishow. They are traditional Japanese taxi drivers.
They guide you around Asakusa sightseeing spots and a well-kept-secret place. They also take your picture with a famous spot. Most tourist know Asakusa Kaminarimon(Gate) and Sensouji temple there, but other spots are not well known.
You definitely will be lost or you will not sure where you should go. It makes you will be tired and stressed.
But you’ll have a wonderful memory, no stress, feel cool in summer and warm with blanket in winter if you ride on a rikisha, Japanese traditional taxi.
What to do with Rikisha’s Guide, famous Asakusa sightseeing spots
Many tour guide books tell you about Asakusa Nakamise shopping Street, Sensouji Temple, Kaminarimon, the oldest Amusement Park in Japan and Tokyo Sky Tree. Rikishow takes you to the famous tour spots and not well-known places.
They have 4 different tours. You’ll enjoy delicious food at restaurant that is famous for the locals and shops at a back street that tourist don’t know.
In my case, my great uncle took me a nice tempura restaurant there when I visited Asakusa the first time. And one of my friend told me a good Japanese food restaurant when I went to Asakusa with my husband. If they didn’t tell those restaurants, I couldn’t find and enjoy eating lunch there.
Asking something you want to know to the locals is the best way. I think that one of the best way is to ride on Rikishow, if you haven’t the local’s friend in Tokyo.
It takes much time and you’ll be tired to look around Asakusa on foot. You can go around to an Important Cultural Property building, the street that Geisha walks.
Do you know Geisha? Geisha who wear Japanese traditional Kimono are traditional Japanese female entertainers, they sing Japanese classical songs, dance and do witty games.
You’ll have a wonderful and stress-free time in Asakusa if you take Jinrikisha’s tour! Because Rikishow explains many things nicely, so you can understand about shops, buildings and history. He or she makes you laugh a lot. Have fun to view of Asakusa city in Tokyo.
Information about Jinrikisya in Asakusa, Ebisuya
I tell you how to get to the Asakusa Jinrikisya.
|Adress||Tokyoto, Taitouku Asakusa1-20-4 East building 3rd floor.|
|Business Time||09：30～until sun set, open 365 days per year.|
|Access||Soon , Kaminarimon|
|Nearest Station||Asakusa Station (Tokyoi Metro Ginza line, Toei subway Asakusa line)|
|Official Web site: Asakusa brunch||http://ebisuya.com/branch/kaminarimon/|
|Payment method||Credit card (VISA, Master Card, JCB, American Express, Diners Club)|
If you want to know more about Jinrikisha, you can check the official site.
【The official site,Jinrikisha in Asakusa brunch, Tokyo Ebisuya】