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Haunted Tokyo Tours

Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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Address: 3-chome Higashi Ueno, Taito 110-0015, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 80-3573-6838

Dare to walk through old sections of town where ancient spirits prowl....

Dare to walk through old sections of town where ancient spirits prowl. Visit secret “power spots” that locals have known about for centuries. Listen to tales of ghosts and goblins, blood lust and revenge. Our walking tours are led by experienced escorts in English, and are part legend, part art/architecture, and part spooky fun! Custom tours available for your group. Come find out why Tokyo is the most haunted city in the world!

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Unique way to spend an evening in Tokyo

Everytime I am in a new place, I try to go on a ghost tour in that city. Fortunately for me, Lilly was operating one of her Backstreets of Tokyo tours on my last night in Tokyo... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016

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252 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Everytime I am in a new place, I try to go on a ghost tour in that city. Fortunately for me, Lilly was operating one of her Backstreets of Tokyo tours on my last night in Tokyo. (She has several tours but they are not operating daily, so you need to check her schedule and may request for her to... More 

Thank dunmetiel
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lily is a fab tour guide and really makes the trip! We had a great time on this tour - winding down a few street's we didn't know existed and its a pretty informative tour if you are into Japanese ghosts/horror! Would recommend to all.

Thank DiondraW
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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and his friend weren't really interested in typical spooky stories, but they were immediately hooked on Lily's tales of old Tokyo. She took our small group of 5 just off the main street to several hidden gems in the area. It's amazing how much history is right under our noses in the middle of the bustling city. This... More 

Thank Jane H
Sydney, Australia
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191 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

If you are expecting a very spooky ghost tour this may not be for you. However, we found the tour to be really interesting and we learned lots about the more ghostly aspects of Japan. Lily was very knowledgable and provided lots of information both about the tour subject and pretty much any other question we asked. Really appreciated the... More 

Thank jbjo13
Ballarat, Australia
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

On our recent visit to Japan we decided to do the Backstreets of Tokyo tour as we had read some good reviews about it. After several attempts via email and TripAdvisor we were finally able to schedule a tour. We were a little surprised to see that our tour guide was not native Japanese but in fact an American who... More 

9 Thank Jacqueline C
Los Angeles, California
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

After a strong recommendation from a friend I trust, I wrote and requested a tour (there were none scheduled during our time in Tokyo). Lilly kindly obliged and offered the "Ghosts and Goblins of Old Tokyo" tour. Normally, I don't see myself as a tour-person. Maybe you're like me and just like to discover stuff on your own. You have... More 

4 Thank therealmissrita
Toowoomba, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We took this walking tour during the day, and while that made it not scary, the information Lilly gave us about Samurai and early Tokyo was one of the highlights of our time in Japan. Lilly made the tour, she is full of extra information not readily available to tourists, and took us through the story of the 47 ronin... More 

7 Thank 1000MarkP
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We did the "Backstreets of Tokyo" night tour. Lilly has done a lot of research, and is a great storyteller. While not "terrifying," it was terribly interesting. Walking through the warren of back streets in and of itself was interesting, but we never would have found some of the haunts she took us too. I wish I'd booked a day... More 

5 Thank LisaB1138
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Despite blazing heat the three hour leisurely and informative walk was a bloody delight from start to finish. Our guide was sweet & her passion was evident & infectious, involving all members (6 of us) in the conversation and tour. There was nothing too strenuous and we had a pit stop for hydration & clean toilets. Watching the 47 ronin... More 

3 Thank joancollins69
Kerava, Finland
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We did the "Blood of Samurai" tour and it was the highlight of our stay in Tokyo. I really enjoyed our guide's stories about culture, beliefs and history of Japan and the areas we visited. I have been telling them to my friends at home, too. I will definitely go again if I have a chance to visit Tokyo again.

3 Thank lene67424

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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much older commercial buildings and it's a great place to join 'salary men' enjoying a drink and snacks at street stalls under the railway bridges after work.
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