Japanese Culture in Context

Experience traditional Japanese culture in historic locations, like Tsukiji Hogan-ji Temple, Kanda Myojin Shrine, and Higo Hosokawa Gardens.
We work to your specifications to find a location that suits the spirit of your experience, as well as your preferred area, party size, and budget.

Kanda Myoujin-Shrine

Edo Period Icon
Home to the massive Kanda Matsuri Festival, one of Tokyo's biggest, Kanda Myojin Shrine has been a fixture of the upmarket Chiyoda district since the 17th century. Frequented by everyone from shogun to merchants, it has branches in Tokyo's major business and political districts like Otemachi, Tsukiji, and Marunouchi. Nevertheless, the main shrine remains an immensely popular spot for Tokyo residents of all stripes.

Tsukiji Honganji-Temple

Architecture Spanning Centuries
A stone's throw from the site of the famous Tsukiji fish market, Tsukiji Hongan-ji Temple is a temple of Pure Land (Jodo Shinshu) Buddhism, the most popular sect in Japan. It is well known for its distinctive combination of ancient Indian Buddhist exterior and traditional Japanese interior architecture.

Higo Hosokawa Garden

Calm in the Heart of the City
Once a villa for feudal lords, Higo Hosokawa Garden is now one of Tokyo's most beautiful parks. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and carefully composed landscapes as you stroll its winding paths
Other locations
Wabunka Experiences works with historical venues around Japan to provide the setting for uniquely authentic experiences. Learn to cook in centuries-old restaurants, practice meditation at a Kyoto temple, and more, depending on your specifications.