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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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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 2 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 2 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 3 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as part of a private walking tour. Our guide was able to explain quite a lot about the buildings, area, and history that we otherwise would not have known. I believe Asakusa would have been much less interesting to us without this,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Curiosity813332
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asakusa is really convenient for Narita airport having its own station with a direct train connection which takes around 50 minutes. The temple and several hotels all within 10 minutes walking distance. Train timetables are difficult to find on line from Asakusa but they are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple itself isn’t the most beautiful or historical impressive as temples in the Kyoto area. But that’s just my personal opinion. But something changes when it gets dark. The atmosphere, the lighting and the ‘rest’ what comes over this temple at night is... impressive!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thheizz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to navigate to and from. Lots to see including Skytree and Senso-ji Temple. Great restaurant and street food.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
...More
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heidistar99
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
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Alfie E
27 February 2017|
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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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