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Asakusa

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Ueno, Asakusa
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Address: Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
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This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as...

This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple.

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Asakus

A real tourist spot. But a tourist spot of the better kind. Loads to see and do and like all of Japan a feeling of safety

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A real tourist spot. But a tourist spot of the better kind. Loads to see and do and like all of Japan a feeling of safety

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The long street leading up to the temple is full of interesting shops selling food and all sort of goods. The temple's is rich in history. It is especially interesting to see the locals in traditional costumes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it is another must see in Tokyo. It is a beautiful temple. In its surroundings one will find present day famous architects works and a hectic typical japanese goods shopping area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of tourist attractions, this gate link to Asakusa temple which is one of historical places. It is very nice place to stay, we can enjoy local foods, there also have some halal food restaurants in this place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was indeed very crowded when we got here, Jan 4, because of the temple visit of the locals. In spite of the crowd, it was still very fun to visit Asakusa. We really had fun strolling each street we pass by and grab a bite. It's like everything you need is within reach. I highly recommend Asakusa as A... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't come to Tokyo and not visit Asakusa! Everywhere you look is a photo op. It's a really beautiful part of the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As well as the very famous Sensoji Temple, which of course is worth a visit, Asakusa's must-see places are the streets that have maintained the charming Shitamachi ('lDowntown') atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoy! There are lot of small souvenir stores and food stores. small a bite food give you big happy. If you want to know more Japanes culture, you can wear kimono and walk on street in Asakusa.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love taking pictures. Asakusa will provide you a back drop of being in Japan. There are couple places that you can rent the Japanese dress (Yukata) and walk around Asakusa for posting picture. The rent cost is about $100 for 2 hours. It includes fixing the hair and minor make-up. You can also consider to buy your own yukata... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place has many shops and attraction. Good to take picture and many shop to buy japan souvenir with better price compare with other places. "must visit" place if you visit Tokyo.

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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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