Fuji City Fabulous Local Food Tour

Experience local hospitality on this daytime tour in one the most charming cities around Mt. Fuji

Cultural Experience

Local Dishes in this Hidden Gem Town

5 days a week (no Wed. & Sun)

Starts promptly at 11am

Mt Fuji Area

Yoshiwara, Fuji City, Shizuoka

Get to know the local stories of the charming and beautiful area of Yoshiwara in Fuji City at the base of Mt. Fuji.  On this culinary adventure, we will visit traditional family-owned businesses that have been around for more than 100 years. As a wonderful contrast, we will also learn the amazing stories of revitalization by the locals of Yoshiwara. Now, young entrepreneurs are creating new opportunities in this historical “Post Town” on the Tokaido Road, dating back to the Samurai era. These young creatives are reviving the traditions of the town to continue the strong sense of community in this special neighborhood. 


Our expert guide will help you connect with passionate members of the community who are dedicated to sharing their love for their city. Experience local hospitality through the beautiful people of the Yoshiwara  neighborhood. We will share stories of how this community stays strong through support and celebrations including a famous festival held here every summer for hundreds of years!

Visit 5 food stops where you can try delicious local traditional and modern foods special to Fuji City and Yoshiwara. You can enjoy a modern-mash-up “surprise” lunch, try a special sweet bite as well as a local savory specialties. Blend your own signature tea to enjoy with a local snack and much more!


Minimum of 2 guests, Solo travellers please email us.

Tour Highlights:

  • 3.5 hour tour of Fuji City’s Yoshiwara district
  • Try local foods, visit skilled craftspeople and connect with the stories of this old Post Town
  • Your expert guide will tell you the behind-the-scenes info that visitors can never find on their own
  • Learn about traditional festivals and celebrations that keep this community together
  • Create your own signature tea blend – a rare and wonderful experience
  • Visit the shops along this local arcade for souvenirs unique to the area

Changes to tours and spots we visit may occur due to schedules of restaurants, public holidays, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. Applicable substitutions will be made in this case.

We have a strict policy about starting our tours on time. This is to protect the enjoyment of all our guests and restaurant partners. We are sorry to say that if you are not able to arrive at the meeting point by the departure time, the tour will start regardless and no refund will be provided. We are also unable to accommodate meeting up in any of the food stops once you’ve missed the start of the tour.

Tour Schedule:


5 days a week  (Except Wednesday – Sunday)
Meeting Time Frame 10:45 – 11:00 am
Start Time 11:00 am
End Time 2:30 pm

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22,300 Yen / Person

Charming town with hundreds of years of history. Get off the beaten track and enjoy!

J. Fields

April 2021


Tour Details


Meeting Location

Meet up point: In front of the Radio 84.4 Station. 


You can copy and paste this to Google Maps:


Address: 郵便番号417-0051 静岡県富士市吉原2丁目10番20号

2-chōme-10-20 Yoshiwara, Fuji, Shizuoka 417-0051


Access: Nearest Station Yoshiwara Honchou


End point: Yoshiwara Shoutengai




There are a few different ways you can come to the meeting place. And this city is easy to reach on a day trip or overnight stay from Tokyo.


Our guide will be at the meeting place 15 minutes before start time holding an “Arigato Japan” sign.


We suggest wearing comfortable shoes as there will be walking involved.


Please let us know if you have any questions. Should you have any difficulty in finding the place, you may reach us at info@arigatojapan.co.jp

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