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Ashikaga and Kiryu: 2 Day Japan Heritage Tour from Asakusa

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Day 1: Asakusa to Kiryu

Stop At: Textile Museum Yukari, 4-2-24 Higashi, Kiryu 376-0034 Gunma Prefecture
After having dinner at Kiryu-city, you will meet your guide and move to the Textile Museum, ”Yukari”.  ”Yukari" aims to bring close to everyone the history of weaving. By observing the disappearing, age-old techniques of dyeing, viewing the various cultural exhibits, and by examining the more than 1,200 valuable artifacts on display, you can follow in the footsteps of weaving history.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hotoku-ji Temple, 5-1608 Kawauchicho, Kiryu 376-0041 Gunma Prefecture
The Hotoku-ji Temple is known for its floor maple. In the autumn, you can see the temple's floor mirroring colored maple. In the other seasons, you can try "Zen meditation" at the temple, instructed by the chief priest of the temple.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch is your choice from Japanese cuisine at traditional Japanese restaurant or French cuisine at Chocolat noix.
Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3 stars business hotel near JR Kiryu Station.

Day 2: Kiryu-Ashikaga-Asakusa

Stop At: Ruins of Ashikaga School, 2338 Shoheicho, Ashikaga 326-0813 Tochigi Prefecture
Departs at JR Kiryu Station at 9:27am, and arrives at JR Ashikaga Station. You will meet your guide for day 2 at JR Ashikaga Station, then walk to the ruins of Ashikaga School.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Banna-ji Temple, 2220 Ietomicho, Ashikaga 326-0803 Tochigi Prefecture
Bannaji Temple is the most famous Buddhist temple in Ashikaga City.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ashikaga Orihime Jinjya, 3889 Nishinomiyacho, Ashikaga 326-0817 Tochigi Prefecture
Orihime Shrine, a beautiful shrine located on the hill of Ashikaga city, Walking up to 299 steps, you will be able to see the Ashikaga city from the hill. The shrine is the house of the guardian god of Ashikaga textile industry and has a history and tradition of 1,300 years. It is widely known to the people of Ashikaga as the God of industrial reconstruction and marriage.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: COCO FARM & WINERY, 611 Tajimacho, Ashikaga 326-0061 Tochigi Prefecture
Enjoy 45 minutes winery tour and 5 kinds of wine tasting at COCO FARM & WINERY.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch at local restaurant at Ashikaga city.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Asakusa Station, 1 Chome-1-3 Asakusa, Taito City, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Japan
2: Shin-Kiryū Station, 2 Chome Hirosawacho, Kiryu, Gunma 376-0013, Japan

Traveler pickup is offered
JR Shin-kiryu Station. There will be a taxi waiting for you at 11:25AM.
Departure Time
9:30 AM
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Guided Tour in Kiryu
  • Guided Tour is Ashikaga
  • Winery tour and tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Textile Museum Yukari
  • Entry/Admission - Hotoku-ji Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ruins of Ashikaga School
  • Entry/Admission - COCO FARM & WINERY
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation fee from JR Kiryu Station to JR Ashikaga Station(240 yen)
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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