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Asakusa

Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3872-4886
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US$41.34*
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Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour
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Private Kimono Experience in Asakusa with Tsukiji Fish Market Walking Tour and...
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great area” (42 reviews)
“sumida river” (48 reviews)
LOCATION
Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-3872-4886
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were going to Senoji and walked through the Asakusa area. There are a tons of shops all around. On the way to the temple, there are a lot of smaller souvenir booths. If you go into town though, you get more unique options as...More

Thank themanofec
Reviewed 2 days ago

asakusa is a place with energy and place to sample foods, and buy souvenirs. lots and lots of small shop, almost feels like flea market. in here, you can see a lot of cute things to buy, and there is also a lot of good...More

Thank Caesar_Sudarmo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

To get here, take the Ginza line and get off at Asakusa. It is only a block away to Senso-ji Temple. Nakisame shopping street is connected to the temple with two large entrance thunder gates at either end. There is a lot of interesting things...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 4 days ago

Asakusa is a great place to sample food, buys souvenir and see the more traditional side of japan. The tourist center a tall wooden structure next to the subway station. It is very crowded place full of shops, restaurants and more shops.

Thank Kamal c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to stay without the hustle & bustle of tokyo.. great location..good eating and drinking..

Thank Almondcoffeeyum
Reviewed 6 days ago

During my stay in Tokyo, I visited Asakusa many times because there's always a lot to do. Restaurants are very good, they offer really delicious food. Also, there's a wide variety of food stalls with amazing savoury food and sweets. The shops have many good...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous place for a western tourist! Hustle and bustle. Food and drink. Shops and more shops. A fantastic shrine! A must see but bring your yen for shopping on the temple grounds. Yes it is touristy but so what, it's worth it.

Thank IndyBlue9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I specially arranged for a night stay at Asakusa so that I can have more time to explore the shrine and street food. I was there during Golden week and the crowd was beyond my imagination. Basically I felt being shoved along until I reached...More

Thank Astey L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky, or not, to visit during Golden Week, when the whole area was thronging with thousands of locals. All shops were busy, the temple was flooded, the restaurants packed. It was exciting to share the festivities in this interesting area.

Thank Dirk W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very crowded from early morning to night. it's a very popular sightseeing place. if u plan to visit the temple make sure u arrive at 5pm at the latest. however, if the temple close u can still enjoy the traditional Japanese snack along the shopping...More

Thank sllo2017
Nearby
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
...More
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Alfie E
how much is the rickshaw ride thank you
26 February 2017|
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Response from erolotus |
9000 yen for 30 minutes
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Dolly M
hi.. is there anyone visit asakusa at night? how is it look like?
25 January 2017|
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Response from Danielle S | Reviewed this property |
Lots of restaurants and little bars open, but definitely quieter at night. The temple is beautiful at night when the lights are on.
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tanni1804
Thanks how much travel money will I need for me and my son to Tokyo
4 May 2016|
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Response from Sivasuriam | Reviewed this property |
Mid range hotel sharing double ¥7000-8000. Food per person per meal ¥ 500-700. Trains ¥ 500-1000 per person per day. Entrance fees ¥ 1000-2000 per person per day. I'd say 200 USD per 2 persons per day. I follow the golden... More
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