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2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-3844-1575
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

Nice shrine in the Asakusa area. Just like many things in this area, it's very busy, but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 873AmyB873
Reviewed February 24, 2018

The Asakusa Shrine sits directly next to the famed Senso Ji Temple and is housed in the same complex. Hordes of people are clamoring for selfies and pics of the Hozomon and Senso Ji but people seemed to ignore this shrine. I felt like this...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Pretty convenient to visit this shrine as this sits just beside Senso-ji. We've visited as a couple and a picture with the statues which is also a couple in one of the shrine's corner felt like it'll make our relationship grow and become stronger...😙

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Onad C
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This Shrine is even towards closing hours very crowded, but it's definitly worth a visit. The area is expansive and has outside a lot of stores and restaurants as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vieltraveller
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We liked the Asakusa shrine the most. Be sure to come earlier in the morning because there are a lot of people after 10a.m.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Marija G
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

This temple is good and you can find a lot of small shops on the way to the temple. The shops sold souvenir and many kind of Japan stuff. Many people rent kimino in this area that cost around ¥5000 for 2 hours. You can...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Japan in general is so great place, ASakusa is one the best place to visit in Tokyo. I love everything on this place. Free to visit and lots of shops to choose from when buying souvenirs.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mmg d
Reviewed January 15, 2018

The place is beautiful but not very peaceful. The place was very crowded, but it was interesting to see all the shops and people watch for a bit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PaulistanaCA
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

...ตามตำนานเล่าขานต่อกันมาว่า เมื่อ 1,300 ปีก่อน (ประมาณปี ค.ศ. 628 ) ชาวประมง 2 พี่น้อง ชื่อว่า ฮิโนคุมะ ฮามานาริ และฮิโนคุมะ ทาเคนาริ (Hamanari, Takenari, HINOKUMA) เหวี่ยงแหจับปลาแต่ สิ่งที่ติดแหขึ้นมา กลับเป็นองค์เจ้าแม่กวนอิมทองคำ จึงนำไปให้หัวหน้าหมู่บ้านของทั้งสองชื่อว่า ฮาจิโนะ นากาโมโตะ (ซึ่งต่อมาท่านทั้ง 3 ได้รับการนับถือสักการะ เป็นเทพเจ้า 3 องค์ประดิษฐานในศาลเจ้าแห่งนี้) ด้วยเหตุนี้เองศาลเจ้านี้จึงมีอีกชื่อหนึ่งว่า “ซันจะซามะ (แปลว่า ศาลเจ้าของเทพเจ้า 3 องค์)” ...เทพที่ประดิษฐานอยู่ ได้แก่ เทพฮาจิโนะมะสึจิโนะมิโกโตะ เทพฮิโนะคุมะโนะฮามานาริโนะมิโกโตะ เทพฮิโนะคุมะโนะทาเคนาริโนะมิโกโตะ ศาลเจ้าที่เทพทั้ง 3 ด้านบนได้ประดิษฐานอยู่กลายเป็นที่มาของความศรัทธาในองค์เจ้าแม่กวนอิมและวัดเซ็นโซจิ....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Vichai_Family
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Asakusa an old district of Tokyo, can be reached by metro lines, but also with a ship via the biggest Tokyo river. Practically in the centre of this "old fashioned" District, there is tall Tori gate entrance, through which you get into the famous shops...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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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
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October 11, 2015|
Response from 916eunicec | Reviewed this property |
You can take JR Yamanote line from Harajuku to Ueno and transfer to Tokyo Metro Ginza line and alight at Asakusa station. The journey should be around 45 minutes.
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Beaverton, Oregon
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I'm trying to come up with itinerary after not wanting to just sign up for a guided tour thing...That way, I can spend asmuch time as I want at each location + save some money at the same time....Im there for 5 days total arrving Friday the 19th- at 430PM (which leaves some of the night to explore Shinjuku district?) So far, I have these as the highlights I want to see: Tokyo Tower Shibuya Crossing and area of interest there Akihabara Ginza district (Nissan Gallery and Chuo Dori...More
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ok...thanks for the tip on Mt Fuji....I will defly keep that in mind. What is the most efficient way to spend day 1 you think? Should I start with Shinjuku and things around the hotel?
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Asakusa Shrine from Shibuya (4 Replies)
Ive looked at a few subway maps and Hyperdia and i was wondering if the best way from Shibuya Station would be to hop on the Ginza line and ride it out? I put in Hyperdia and got a few different Asakusa stations. Im guessing its the one that is just Asakusa (not asakusa bashi etc). Would this be a good way to get there or should i transfer earlier? Jason
September 01, 2010|
Response fromClaradog|
Get on the Ginza line at Shibuya, get off at the other end at Asakusa. That's the best, easiest, and fastest way.
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Tokyo during Silver week - what is closed? (3 Replies)
Hi everyone, Was casually strolling along posts and realized that there will be silver week during the only week we are in Tokyo (19th-23rd Sept)- we were thinking of going to the temples such as Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa Shrine, meiji Shrine, Tokyo Imperial palace and then the Tsukiji Fish Market (roughly one per day) - will these be open at all? If so, can we expect a lot of crowds? We will also be doing some shopping at Akihabara and exploring Harajuku. Any additional information...More
August 13, 2015|
Response frommabei0123|
Just like usual Sunday and holidays, those places you listed will be open and fine. There would be more people coming from other places to Tokyo than usual, but more people will get out of Tokyo than those coming to, so there will be relatively less people in the center of Tokyo and you don't have to worry about.