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#LostInTokyoTour (12 spots), $45 per person

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Tour Description: On this immersive bus tour, you will explore the city’s hidden gems and meet the cultural groups preserving the dynamic history and legacy of Japan. Join us for a cultural odyssey that transports you to the Land of the Rising Sun without leaving the Lone Star State.

Date & time: Sunday, May 5th, 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Tour Itinerary

10:00 AM Depart from Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Drive, Houston, TX 77036. Please arrive 10-15 min early to allow for check-in.
10:15 AM Claw Mania Kingdom & Reiwatakiya Japanese Beauty at Dun Huang Plaza | Get 11 tokens equaling 11 plays at the claw machines, check out Reiwatakiya where shop owners can take you through their supply of Japanese beauty items
11:00 AM Lunch at Kyuramen | Transport yourself to Japan with this beautifully designed Japanese-concept restaurant and your choice of specialty meal! Your ticket does not include lunch; you will purchase your own meal.
1:00 PM Kaminari Taiko | Kaminari Taiko is a Japanese drumming ensemble based in Houston, Texas that fuses traditional instruments with modern rhythms. You’ll take a workshop to learn basic taiko techniques and rhythms, with plenty of hands-on time on the drums- are you ready to move like how the Samurai warriors did on the battlefield to signal commands and frighten their enemies? Your ticket price covers the $15/student class
03:00 PM Shogeki Sumo | Learn about Shogeki Sumo, a competitive team that strives to promote a special piece of Japanese Culture through Sumo Wrestling, followed by a short demo of a typical wrestling match
04:15 PM Houston Kendo Kyokai | Learn about Houston Kendo Kyokai, a passion project that joins every week at the Chinese Community Center to practice modern kendo. See how Kendo is practiced with the use of protective armor and a bamboo sword (the shinai)
05:00 PM Tour End

Individual ticket prices cover tour guide, service (coordination) fees along with Taiko Drumming Workshop and Claw Mania Kingdom tokens. Lunch is not included. All tickets will be refunded in the event a full booking of 12 is not met.

Please email Jo Truong, at jtruong@ccchouston.org if you have any questions regarding this tour or any other of our Asian Heritage Month activities.


April 24
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Chinese Community Center
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City of Houston District
Houston Cultural District
Non Applicable


Chinese Community Center
9800 Town Park Dr
Houston, 77036 United States