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Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

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Address: 2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3842-5566
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without fault..went to extremes to make sure everything clear and understood.Nothing they didnt know about....

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

without fault..went to extremes to make sure everything clear and understood.Nothing they didnt know about....

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

You can find the Tourist Information Center across the Sensoji Temple. It's a very unique building, so you can't miss it. The staff was very helpfull. We asked about the Panda Bus which passes the Sensoji. She explained it very clearly, where we had to wait and the next bus arrival time. They also provided brochures in various languages.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I've visited the Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center twice already. Last year and this July 2015. The center offers free wifi and clean restrooms. Staff are all so polite and will assist you for any concerns. The building also has a nice architecture and interior design . The facade lighting is also terrific to see at night.

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was an excellent first stop when arrived at Asakusa station. The staff speak excellent English and are extremely helpful providing maps, free TimeOut guides and general advice - not only of the immediate area but other parts of Tokyo. Without her advice, we would have missed the Japanese celebrity handprints which are located in a side street very close... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Asakusa Tourist Information Centre is located southwards from the Asakusa station. The staff were friendly and enthusiastic. The right kind they need manning these TICs.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Building was so beautiful. We visited this place because we know that there is a nursing room facility. I then explored centre and it is a very nice place with all the friendly staffs. It is very informative. There is this viewing platform and you can view the Asakusa district from that platform. Can also see Tokyo Skytree from there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This was a very handy place to find out about subway tickets, airport trains and tickets and the viewing platform at the top of the building was fantastic!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is the place to learn about Buddhism. The Center is part of the Asakusa Kannon Temple Complex and a depository of information. The souvenirs, icons, mementos, beads, hand made items, etc, etc should fill all of your needs. The building is clean, easily accessible, well maintained and staffed. You should have no problem with obtaining information in English.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

they only have limited english spoken staff but truly helpful with all my question and recommend which train to take to go some place and what to do around Asakusa

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautiful serene place inside the temple but outside you will love it shops. Local stores. The entrance of the temple is beautiful . Don't miss it if you are in Tokyo.

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Address: 2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3842-5566
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Taito>  > Ueno, Asakusa

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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 sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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