”Sushi” is famous Japanese food. IT is as simple as putting a fresh piece of fish or shellfish on cooked vinegared rice (shari) and eating it with served soy sauce. When you come to Japan for sightseeing, we recommend that you experience sushi-making on top of just eating. We are introducing places where you can actually experience sushi-making.
【Tokyo Sushi-making Tour】
You can learn about manners, trivia and history about sushi through games first and make sushi after that. You can go through sushi-making process from cooking vinegared rice to making varieties of sushi including kazari-maki (art roll) and gunkan-maki (ship roll). You can receive comprehensive instructions both Japanese and English. Vegetarian and halal-friendly.
Meeting location： 1st floor of East Exit of Kitasenju Station (Senju Asahicho, Adachiku, Tokyo)
Duration： Approximately 2.5 hours
Fee： 6,000 yen/person
You can experience sushi-making and see a tuna filleting performance. You can also eat pieces of such freshly filleted tuna if you pay additional fee. It is spectacular to see a tuna beautifully cut into fresh pieces. As a meal, you will be served 8 pieces of sushi, some prepared by yourself and others by sushi chefs. You can add dishes if you pay extra. There is a Chinese speaker available .
Meeting location： Hamamatsucho bus terminal (2-4-1 Hamamatsucho, Minato-ku, Tokyo)
Duration： Approximately 3 hours
Fee： 7,500 yen/person
Experienced sushi chefs will provide you with a well-developed lecture during this sushi-making session. You will make nigiri-sushi (hand-shaped sushi) and temaki-sushi (hand-rolled sushi). You can truly feel and appreciate the Japanese sushi culture by eating sushi made by yourself. If this is the first encounter to Japanese culture for you, you can definitely enjoy this extraordinary experience that you wouldn’t be able to otherwise. If you choose “premium course”, types of fish and shellfish used for sushi-making will be upgraded.
Location： B1-2F Millennium Tsukiji, 2-15-19 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Duration： Approximately 1.5 hours
Fee： 8,000 yen/ person (regular course), 13,000 yen/person (premium course)