Tokyo - Magnificent Wisteria and the shrine in Tokyo

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Magnificent Wisteria and the shrine in Tokyo

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(79 reviews)
Kameido, East end of Tokyo, Japan, Tokyo, Japan
40 mins

About the tour

The beautiful purple flowers of wisteria are on its way to cover the land of Japan. Noriko will take you to the one of the most well known locations for the gorgeous trellis covered with wisteria, the Kameido Tenjin Shrine. The Kameido Tenjin Shrine was built in Tokyo in 1646 in honor of Sugawara no Michizane, a prominent Japanese politician and scholar. Noriko will take you through this shrine which has many trellis of wisterias around the pond and in the distance, you will see the Tokyo Skytree which is the tallest structor in Japan. This virtual walk through the drum bridges, the garden and visit the Shrine main hall and other small shrines will not only give you a chance to enjoy the magnificent flowers but also to learn about the Japanese original religion, Shintoism. This shrine is also known for other factors and Noriko will share those interesting stories with you. As the flowers will be blooming only for 2 weeks maximum, don’t miss your chance to join!

Meet Venture Japan

Venture Japan

Venture Japan is based in Tokyo and Kyoto to share the history, culture, and beauty of this wonderful country for the past 20 years. Our passion to help the visitors experience unforgettable trips has not been changed even though we cannot be with you in person. Let us be your hands and feet to walk around the city virtually. Our tours are now expanding to the wide varieties of tours, from the historical to the botanical to the outdoor. Join our tours, meet our guides and explore Japan from your country! Noriko has an unmatched ability to help guests appreciate the culture, traditions, and people of Japan through the lens of a visitor from abroad. Filled to the brim with passion, her fun, informational and unique tours will bring you right into the heart of Tokyo and leave you wanting to learn even more. Having lived in a few countries abroad, Kimi is sensitive to the differing cultural perspectives of his guests and always tries his best to help bridge this gap, and share with them all manners of the Japanese cultural experience and the little details of local life. Yoshi has started working as a professional guide since 2018, and he has led tours for more than 230 days in 2019 with full of his knowledge of culture and history. His passion for sharing the Japanese culture and history makes you feel like traveling with a friend.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Tokyo with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 40 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Tokyo. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Bernadette D.

29 April 2021

Had to leave early due to poor connection

Lisa R.

20 April 2021

Noriko's tour of the Wisteria and Shinto Temple was absolutely beautiful. She was very responsive when it came to sound issues with her mic and answered all our questions. She even came with some items to show us the uses of plums in her area AND a calligraphy brush to show us how one disposes of it to help wish for improved handwriting. This was my first tour with Noriko and I really enjoyed myself. I look forward to touring with her again.

Diane W.

19 April 2021


veronica u.

19 April 2021

Loved the tour. She is a wonderful guide.

Melodee C.

19 April 2021

This was a wonderful tour with Noriko & I hope to do more tours with her.

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