San Francisco's Japantown self-guided audio tour
Activities

San Francisco's Japantown self-guided audio tour

Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 55 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Stroll through Japantown with storyteller and activist Kristin Eriko Posner on a self-guided audio tour
  • Hear little-known stories on how history shaped the food, culture, and landscape of the oldest Japantown in the U.S.
  • Stop by famous local businesses such as Paper Tree, Benkyodo and Hinodeya Ramen
  • Enjoy the freedom of a self-guided audio tour
What to expect

Explore San Francisco's historic Japantown at your own pace on this self-guided audio tour.

Japanese-American local Kristin Eriko Posner will guide you through the neighborhood, sharing little-known stories on how history shaped the food, culture, and landscape of the oldest Japantown in the U.S. This geotagged audio tour is best between 10.30am - 3.30pm on Wednesday-Saturdays, when all of the businesses on the tour are open. However, it can be taken at any time, on any day. Most shops are open until 6.00pm.

The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS, which also works offline.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Self-guided audio tour
    • Unlimited access to the audio tour in English
    • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
    What's not included
    • Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
    • Food and drinks
    Where

    Osaka Way, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA

    Meeting point:

    Your experience starts under the Red Torii Gate (the entrance to Japantown), where Sutter and Buchanan's Streets cross.

    What to remember
    • This activity requires an app download. The use of the app is subject to the T&Cs of the application provider and the app store it is featured in
    • You will receive a code to access the tour in the voucher after booking, this code can be used by every member of your group
    • You can follow the tour any day at any time best fitted to you, regardless of your booking date
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    Provider
    VoiceMap
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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