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Staying at the Tokyo Ryokan was instrumental for the beginning of our trip to Japan. The inn keeper is extremely helpful and very concerned that you have the best trip possible. He pointed out many things for us to do and even a great ramen...More
We stayed for 4 nights and booked 2 rooms (2 adults, 2 kids). We loved the minimalist eco-style of the ryokan, the wonderful neighbourhood and particularly the welcome of Kinichi and Fusako, who went out of their way to help us out and have fun...More
Excellent, just excellent! Been there some time ago and was a haven of peace in a bustling city.Kenichi even took us out for a quick look in the neighbourhood and showed us some places to eat etc. Very clean nice fusion of traditional and modern...More
We enjoyed our stayed at this ryokan a lot. It was our first 2 nights in Japan and we must say it was a very warm welcome!
The room was comfortable, clean and just big enough for us two. Shower and toilet were shared with...More
I have stayed there with my family for a couple of nights before our return flight to Europe. And for the most part it was a good stay. Like some previous reviewers noted, this isn't your typical ryokan/hotel you may have been expecting. It is...More
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.