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We heard of this bakery from a Japanese friend and decided to make a trip down Asakusa just for the bread. We didn’t know we need to make reservations so when we turned up nothing was left. We walked out disappointed. However, one of its...More
This is one of those shops that is always on TV, and somehow no matter where you go in Tokyo, somebody knows about this specific shop.
If you're a bread-lover, its good.
Interesting variety, and really fresh.
Honestly some of the best bread I have...More
Date of visit: August 2014
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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.