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This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple.
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Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed today via mobile

Crowded to walk in and out. See shrine at end of walk. Stall sell souvenir and food. But sell food cannot eat along the street to shrine. Might as well don't sell food to make it more pure

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ImranM221
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If its your first time in Tokyo its a must. The shrine is amazing, the streets around there make you want to buy everything.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marumiya
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are plenty of shops here for tourists located around the famous Senso Ji Temple! It’s a busy area full of tourists but definitely worthwhile the visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shiba12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good place to stay in Tokyo, nice atmosphere and everything you want/need is there without being hectic. Also good for a (half)day trip if you are in Tokyo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank markkC6597UU
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

perfect for see the Japan culture and get good presents to everyone. very closed to big tower and you can see tokyo well. you check your future some enjoyable traditional papers

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank msuzen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I loved Asakusa, and it was easily a highlight of Tokyo for me. It’s easy to get to via train and there is so much to see and do. There are market stalls where you can get souvenirs and I had the best cherry blossom...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephaniewalden1992
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

asakusa temple is one of best iconic spot to take a picture. if you come in morning, it will be easy to get nice pic.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dwi276
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need some time to spend here there is so much to see and experience. We were amazed by the number of people in traditional dress; until we saw that there were shops hiring the costumes so that people could dress up for their visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We felt it was most fortunate that the hotel for our first stay in Tokyo was located in the neighborhood of Asakusa. It is somewhat different from the rest of the city. It has a plethora of old buildings several temples, historic sites but alao...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MountaineerLu
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't want to deal with a stampede of tourists, go early on a weekday. Walk around and find hidden gems.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mmcal
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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
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22 February 2018|
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Response from saul g | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Heidistar99 , Sorry for the late reply .The two hotels are right next to each other , as our fellow travelers wrote here . Asakusa is very interesting : Of coarse you will visit Asakusa Shrine ; Sensoji Temple... More
Alfie E
27 February 2017|
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Response from erolotus |
9000 yen for 30 minutes
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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.