Here in East Tokyo “門前仲町 Monzen-Nakacho” has been developed since 1600’s. We can see the local culture, especially historical spot、Shrine and festivals, temples where the famous Ukiyoe painter loved, Sumo wrestler house, unique local food shops, etc.
Jan 15th is the day of the monthly-fair in Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine, we can explore fair stalls and see old Sumo wrestlers statues. After exploring Monzen-Nakacho, we are going to have Chanko hotpot in Chaabee. Chanko is a hotpot eaten mainly by professional sumo wrestlers. It contains a
variety of foods such as meat,fish and vegetables.
You feel to get in touch with neighborhood in these area. It might be short trip but definitely precious experience to join this walking tour.
Monzen-Nakacho Station, No.5 Exit (in the front of Mitsubishi-Tokyo UFJ Bank), 1:50pm, 15th of Jan.
1)Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine (富岡八幡宮)
2)Fukagawa Fudoson Temple (深川不動尊)
3)Fukagawa Enma-do Temple (深川えんま堂)
4)Having Kotatsu de Chanko meals at Chaabee
Itinerary may vary due to weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances
Please be considerate towards other participants
Please be punctual and arrive on time (*we will start the event on time)
◆What to wear / bring:
Camera (if you have)
Cash (*some small shops accept cash only)
Participation Fee: JPY4,500 (including chanko-hotpot and 2drink fee)
Attendance includes: (in English)