There are a lot of things to see in Asakusa. It easy to walk around and get lost in the amount of culture there is. It is beautiful traditional Japan. I really enjoyed it.
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Did not like the hustle of the tourist shops outside the temple but loved the experience of the incense burning, and prayer as one looked into the temple center area. Around the temple area seems to go back 30 years or more in time including...More
I love Asakusa! Love the temple, the foods and the shops.It was a bit different from other place in Tokyo.But that what makes it more special.
I arrived this area at the night time, its very nice view especially at night time i thought, but becareful the shop almost closed at 20.00 hrs.
Very pretty little place and a very busy tourist area. Asakusa is more traditional Japan so it's a nice place to visit away from the big city.
I had hoped to see a little of old Japanese culture and Asakusa did not disappoint. Despite significant crowds it still managed to be very peaceful. The water fountain, shrine, and gates are definitely worth a look. I loved the statues.
The Asakusa area is a must-do for all those staying at least a few days in Tokyo. The area has a fantastic temple complex (Senso-ji), traditional shopping streets and artisan producers, great restaurants and street-foods. You are also a stone's throw from Oshiage and the...More
A nice temple, in the hearth of Tokyo. The market street leading to it is full of interesting stuff. Also good to stroll to the Sky tree nearby.
Love this place. It is busy but full of culture. Can buy cheap souvenirs to take home as well as second hand silk kimonos for 1000 yen!!! A must have is a rickshaw ride to learn about the culture.
Built around 637AD, this is a great example of Shinto and Buddhism religions. The main shrine is beautiful and people come here from all over world to see it. There is also a purification fountain and incense burner on site to help worshippers. The multi-story...More