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Asakusa

Address: Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tokyo Skytree, Asakusa and Central Tokyo...
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Ranked #1 of 65 Attractions in Taito
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Walking
Owner description: This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Walking
Owner description: This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple.
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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

There is so many temples in Japan. And our tour allowed us to visit many of them. This one is at a location that is really crowded with people. There's a lot of shops and some local pastry that you can buy leading up to the temple building itself.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Lots of interesting gimmicks to find, clean location, nice people and of course food ... do not miss this place when you visit Tokyo ...

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Shanghai
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Big choice of restaurants and shopping opportunities for low and medium budget. Both Japanese and European restaurants.

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Visited the district on a weekend. It's pack with people. A lot of nice street food near to the temple. There also a lot of souvenir stores and restaurants around. However, I feel that the prices of some items like kit kat chocolate are slightly pricier than town. Overall a good place to visit and walk around. It's also within... More 

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Brisbane
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place has it all. The Nakamise Shopping Street (as it's known) is wonderful. Loads of tiny stalls selling wonderful souvenirs. It takes a while to go through them all and along with that, there are many great restaurants and food outlets to eat. There is something for everyone. It gets very busy but that's Japan.

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

One of the best shopping areas in Tokyo plus the magnificient temple as well. Always busy and crowded.

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Montreal, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
17 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Many nice street with great restaurant and shops, just around the beautiful temples. Also the oldest roller coaster in Japan in the small amusement park. (which is mostly for kids!) You can eat at a good price and local food.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A tourist spots with lots of stalls and outlets selling different types of things from food, souvenirs, clothing, accessories, etc. And also a temple too. Go pray if you want too.

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Kampala, Uganda
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We spent two weeks Christmas break in Tokyo. The first few days, we walked round the most frequently recommended part (Imperial Palace, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza), we only discovered Asakusa a few days later. Apart from Sensoji temple and the souvenir street, we really enjoyed the shopping arcade where we can buy a range of products from made in Japan and... More 

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Delhi, Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Asakusa offers a different picture of the city with traditional activities , souvenier shops, women in kimonos and cheap and reasonable shopping options. Must visit.

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