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Asakusa

Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3872-4886
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This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great area” (42 reviews)
“sumida river” (48 reviews)
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Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-3872-4886
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place to see traditional temples and open air shopping. Even though this was one of the hottest days of the year, the air near the row of shops was cool. It seems that the is air conditioning, even though the shops...More

Thank GeorgeI18N
Reviewed yesterday

We strolled along the shops that were closed and quet. We tried our luck at getting good fortune, without luck! It was pleasantly quiet in the evening a great to visit. Great camera opportunities but I did not bring mine. We will come back in...More

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed yesterday

We expected Tokyo to be an overwhelming megacity - and it is in some parts - but Asakusa is a totally different story. It's almost like staying in a large village. Streets are busy but in many areas only for pedestrians, there is a lot...More

Thank Ole33
Reviewed yesterday

Asakusa offers a market offering many useful items, from trinkets and souvenirs all the way to manga characters. We used it as a place for last minute gift shopping and it didn't disappoint. The prices seemed fair to me. The biggest positive was that I...More

Thank IlyaPolop
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very conveniently located and having good range of street shopping. Many shopkeepers do understand English and also you get decently prized items like Japanese fans, samurai swords and inviting cats etc. It's unusually busy but conveniently located and worth a visit. I did verify the...More

Thank abhi55451
Reviewed 2 days ago

Asakusa used to be the wicked red light district of tokyo hundred years ago. not nuch to see of that today. A convenient mix of tourism, tradition and entertainment

Thank MaxDolda
Reviewed 2 days ago

Asakusa is one of my favorite places in Tokyo! Even if I went to Japan every year, I would still come back to this place every time. There are so many shopping vendors that sell everything from kimonos to umbrellas to Japanese sponge cakes. You...More

Thank Arvilla F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful temple in the center of Tokyo. Next to the temple there a lot of small shops mostly with touristic products. Good for a short visit.

Thank Martin20132222
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is an excellent range of types of places to eat here, lots of good bars, not too loud. I found it to be very safe. I have been a couple of times over the years and would visit again.

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a bit of a tourist trap but well worth visiting - early morning is best before the crowds arrive. The site is impressive and the narrow streets full of tourist shops well worth exploring. There is a great little knife making shop - making...More

Thank grisha-on-the-road
Nearby
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
...More
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Nearby Attractions
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Alfie E
27 February 2017|
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Response from erolotus |
9000 yen for 30 minutes
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Dolly M
25 January 2017|
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Response from Danielle S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of restaurants and little bars open, but definitely quieter at night. The temple is beautiful at night when the lights are on.
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tanni1804
4 May 2016|
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Response from Sivasuriam | Reviewed this property |
Mid range hotel sharing double ¥7000-8000. Food per person per meal ¥ 500-700. Trains ¥ 500-1000 per person per day. Entrance fees ¥ 1000-2000 per person per day. I'd say 200 USD per 2 persons per day. I follow the golden... More
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