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Tokyo Taverns By Night: Virtual Izakaya Experience

by Withlocals

  • Location
    Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration
    1h (Private)
  • Group Size
  • Language(s)
    • English,
    • 日本語 (Japanese),
    • Español (Spanish)


“Come as a foreigner, leave as a local.” This phrase will be important to remember when stepping into the world of Tokyos local Izakaya bars. Immerse yourself in the local side of Tokyo and explore hidden Japanese bars where only the locals go.

This experience is the best introduction to Japanese bars and nightlife. It can be intimidating to experience first hand, but with the expertise of your host, you will be able to guided through the ins and outs of a Japanese Izakaya and what to expect. This will be a backstage access into the scene.

You will start off with some basic introductions and your host will go into the settings of a real Izakaya. Learn about the environment, local drinks and how to order Izakaya style.

Whether or not you speak Japanese, izakayas are the perfect place to strike up a conversation with your neighbors at the bar counter. Soon, you’ll be saying “kanpai!” like a local!

This experience is 100% online. While you are at home, your host will connect with you from their city via a link that will be provided to you. For this tour, your host will be out in the city showing you live scenes through their camera. All you have to do is get your computer ready, have a proper internet connection, and enjoy your tour in a comfy setting.

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