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Matsushima and Shiogama Cultural Tour Including One-Way Train Ticket from Tokyo provided by Beauty of Japan

Matsushima and Shiogama Cultural Tour Including One-Way Train Ticket from Tokyo

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 08/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Hon-Shiogama Station, 15 Kaigandori, Shiogama, Miyagi 985-0002, Japan
Duration
6h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide (after arrival in Matsushima)
  • Tea ceremony experience
  • Green tea tasting
  • Local original sake-based cocktail tasting (minimum drinking age in Japan is 20 years)
  • Entry/Admission - Zuiganji
  • Entry/Admission - Godaido
Exclusions
  • Return ticket to Tokyo
  • Food and beverage, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • Minimum drinking age in Japan is 20 years
  • Group discount is available
  • Important: The bullet train ticket will be mailed to your accommodation in Tokyo. Please make sure to provide the address of your accommodation at checkout
  • The sake brewery is closed on Sunday and National holidays; the itinerary will be replaced with a short sightseeing boat ride in Matsushima Bay where you will certainly enjoy the beautiful landscape from the boat
  • Photos are not allowed at the Goza-no-ma room of Kanrantei Tea House to preserve the historical wall paintings as an important cultural property of Japan
  • You will take the train from Tokyo to Hon-shiogama station on your own and your guide will meet you at Hon-shiogama station
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

By: Beauty of Japan
Glenn B
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Appalling, they have never replied to emails and are avoiding the payment refund.
We cancelled the tour in advance and have NEVER been refunded the payment, my advice to anybody is to avoid at all
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Orobert357
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I had my doubts, but it turned out to be pretty cool.
All the write ups I had seen about this place and the website were a bit too vague for my liking, but as we were go
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jameskF1142ZG
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Cancelled
No reviews is not go have cancer. What can I tell you We cancelled cancelled cancelled Cancelled. Did not go to J
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Venugopal29
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borderless digital art
Extensive display of digital art. Fantastic concept. Please make sure that you book tickets in advance as this plac
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781shawnaw
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Otter encounter
Better living conditions for the animals. The small cages the otters and chinchillas were kept in are horrible.
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tamarah1075
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Interesting
Took a ferry ride out to Island was about 40 mins. Island was battered bit just recently by a typhoon and the jetty
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Linda B
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The electric power bike was fantastic. You can cover so much ground
We did this bike tour because it was in the area we were staying in which saved time. Kenta was agreat guide with m
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Tammy C
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Must-do
This was a huge highlight for me recently. Fascinating watching the sumo’s go through their routines. A must-do whe
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alisons803
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Great fun exploring the city
We had an exciting few hours with ‘Kenta’ exploring Tokyo and surrounds....... hustling down back streets, thru the
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TraceyA722
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Amazing
We spent around three hours there. We purchased tickets online beforehand. It wasn’t too busy, thankfully. Well wor
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TV4740
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Disneysea
Even tough this is titled Disney, there is not a lot of Disney featured. No characters walking around, and not a lo
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Hoosker D
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Real, raw and un-rehearsed
This tour is not for the casual observer. The stable is a bit of a haul from most hotels in Tokyo. Take the subwa
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Axlilou
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Fun and good
Crazy and happy restaurant, staff are very nice and friendly, food is nice to , but made with all sorts of colour;
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jasonranonuri84
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Cicerone Par Excellence
We had an amazing day with Yoshiko in Naoshima. From the very beginning, she was extremely helpful and thoughtful,
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Roger F
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Learn while you drink
Our teacher Yu explained the history and process of making sake while we were tasting. Excellent experience. (I can
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Key Details
  • Zuiganji, Godaido, and 2 more
  • Duration: 6h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese, Spanish
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