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This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple.
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Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed today via mobile

I seriously think this place is overrated; if you want to find the most impolite Japanese, you can come to Asakusa where people are tired of tourists.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AngelaO1169
Reviewed yesterday

Asakusa is worth checking out for 2-3 hours. We visited the Sensoji Temple and wandered around the shopping market near Nakamise street. The vendors all sell the same stuff but it's a nice break from the madness of Shibuya.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wonderwoman
Reviewed 3 days ago

first was thinking to stay in more touristic place but glad choise Asakusa - the temple, the market, the Kappa street is all around and in a walking distance, cant be better!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Malika P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a shopping area as well as a great place for pictures where a Buddist Temple and Shinto Shrine exist side by side. I loved that! Make sure to use a 100 coin to shake a stick out of the container and get your...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank carolyns428
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice area, I would recommend going. Possible to take a lot of nice pictures. Typical Japan, so go there :) .

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nino G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a significant attraction which is even popular for Japanese as the day we visited it we saw Japanese pupils from another province visiting it as well. The temple, the shrines, the gardens are beautiful to see and take pictures. I have no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vingrau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great area to walk and take pictures. The Podega is nice and you see the beautiful gardens and shrines around it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Safarwith3kids
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see for first-timers in Tokyo! Lots of things, places, colors and food! Bring your walking shoes as this place is very big, if you plan on seeing everything.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovetripsdd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best time to visit is early in the morning. No crowds and you can feel the history and religious importance.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One from interesting places you must see in Tokyo. Easy acces by train,few station from Sky Tree station.

Date of experience: March 2019
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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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heidistar99
22 February 2018|
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Response from saul g | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Heidistar99 , Sorry for the late reply .The two hotels are right next to each other , as our fellow travelers wrote here . Asakusa is very interesting : Of coarse you will visit Asakusa Shrine ; Sensoji Temple... More
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Alfie E
26 February 2017|
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9000 yen for 30 minutes
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Dolly M
24 January 2017|
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Response from 510danielles | 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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