Asakusa

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  • Address: Taito, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Street Market, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods , Old Town

Asakusa - Review

Asakusa was the Harajuku of yester-years. It was the center of entertainment but Post World War II it now retains its old worldly charm. This district was famous of Geisha and has still 40 geisha in active. Apart from that, a old amusement park- claimed to be Japan's oldest is also found close to the Sensoji Temple which is perhaps the greatest feature of this area. Old movie theaters specializing in movies of the yester-years are also found here. This area also has the Kappa-bashidoori- a street selling fine quality kitchen wear. This Tokyo itinerary 5 days intoduces you to this amazing place.

As a memento you can take the plastic food called "Sampuru" or sample which looks nearly identical to the original back as gifts from your trip to Japan. This area is famous for its annual Samba carnival around the last Saturday of August of ever year. Samba lovers from all over Japan gather for this event which has a parade contest led by a Brazilian team. This is a refreshing cultural event in Shibuya is sure to leave you dancing!

How To reach Asakusa by Public Transport

  • Toei Asakusa Line- Asakusa Station

Restaurants Near Asakusa

  • Mugitoro
  • Kamiya Bar
  • Cafe Meursault

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TripHobo Highlights for Asakusa

  • Asakusa Address: Taito, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
  • Asakusa Timing: 24-hrs
  • Asakusa Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Asakusa(preferred time): 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Asakusa: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Asakusa

  • 43.79% of people who visit Tokyo include Asakusa in their plan

  • 43.2% of people start their Asakusa visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Asakusa

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

91.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Asakusa

People normally club together Ueno Park and Tokyo National Museum while planning their visit to Asakusa.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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