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Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour
"Meet your informative guide at Kaminarimon or the nearby Asakusa Station to board the traditional rickshaw a two-passenger wagon pulled by your guide. Tokyo can be overwhelming with a many great interesting sites spread throughout the city. A rickshaw ride with a local guide is the best way to see many essential spots quickly and learn about them without having your face buried in a guidebook. Tour is customizable so discuss possible routes with your guide. Here are four options for Tokyo rickshaw routes.Click on “View Additional Info” for the rickshaw meeting location.""""Climb aboard a traditional Japanese rickshaw for an unforgettable view of the Asakusa district in Tokyo. Your knowledgeable guide will steer you to some of Tokyo’s many iconic sites
From JPY4,500.00
 
Full Day Asakusa Tour with Ninja Experience and Tokyo Skytree
"A ""Ninja"" in feudal Japan was Japanese covert agent with special missions such as espionage and infiltration. On this tour an instructor will help you to practice three basic parts of being a ninja: Sword-handling Concealment methods and Shuriken blade throwing.Then you will walk around souvenir shops along the ""Nakamise"" Street and visit the Sensoji temple and other places of amusement nearby. After roaming the Asakusa area you will head to the Tokyo Skytree which at 634 meters is the world's highest self-standing tower used for broadcasting. There you will get a chance to see the view all around Metropolitan Tokyo. On a clear day
From JPY14,000.00
 
Private Kimono Experience in Asakusa with Tsukiji Fish Market Walking Tour and Water Bus Ride
"Have you ever tried on a kimono? With the rustle of the kimono you can experience this traditional Japanese atmosphere in Asakusa while paying a visit to the Sensoji Temple the oldest temple in Tokyo which was established in the 7th century. Afterwards you will have the chance to go to the Hamarikyu Japanese Garden and experience cruising on the Sumida river. This garden has served many purposes over the course of its history such as the feudal lord's residence and duck-hunting grounds. Here you can have free time to have Japanese tea at the tea house in the garden as an option.Finally you will visit world famous Tsukiji Fish Market that has 400 stores and eateries with hundreds of different types of seafood.Itinerary 1. You will be picked up around 9am from your centrally located Tokyo hotel. 2. Then you and your guide you will stroll around the Asakusa area and visit Sensoji temple
From JPY9,500.00

Asakusa

Tokyo's historic heart, Asakusa is home to the impressive Senso-ji temple, among many other cultural sites. The whole place feels a little bit like Disneyland, with everything done up to preserve an...
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draguza
Sep 09, 2015

Wandering around

Wherever you wandering around there is always cutest thing to see. Some houses in Tokyo is very small but beautiful, typical of lantern decoration. In Asakusa area there are many cafe and bars and...
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shavy
Mar 05, 2015

Covered shopping street in Asakusa

This is another shopping street under roof, here is different than the one outside. The shops are daily open from 9am to 6pm. Asakusa is an old town of Tokyo, this is not really a place for stylish...
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shavy
Mar 05, 2015

The market street at Asakusa

As I remember we were here on a Sunday afternoon. We're on our way to see Sensoji temple, we know there is a daily market in Asakusa district but we haven't had a chance yet to visit. This is our last...
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shavy
Mar 05, 2015

Shibaraku Statue

The copper sculpture that sits far on the north east of Sensoji Main Hall is the statue. A greatest kabuki actors from the Meiji period. It doesn't look impressive but it plays a roll of history in...
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shavy
Mar 03, 2015

Evening Walk in Asakusa

Asakusa, is the terminus of the Metro Ginza line (G19), which is the best way to get into the area, perhaps by connecting from the Yamanote line at UenoOur favorite neighborhood in Tokyo's Asakusa....
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shavy
Feb 23, 2015

Asakusa Nekoen Cat Cafe

I remember doing a random search on unique things to do in Tokyo, and I came across the cat cafe idea while browsing. Luckily, there was one close by to where we had stayed, so this place was perfect!...
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HispanicYob
Nov 03, 2014

Asakusa

When we are in Tokyo, I always like to stay in Asakusa. It is a bit different from other Tokyo districts. It feels more spacious as streets are wider and buildings are shorter. It is at the end of two...
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IreneMcKay
Jun 23, 2012

Asakusa... Historic side of Tokyo

If you are not able to visit Kyoto the mother of temples in japan, then Go to asakusa and you will get little of kyoto's atmosphere. visit the temple Sensoji, it's nice but for sure NOT like those in...
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hebaemam
May 18, 2012

The Asahi Turd Building

This really is a must see for anyone with a puerile sense of humour. The Asahi beer building is designed to look like a giant beer, the golden beverage with white foam on top. Next to it, the company...
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charlottespencer
Apr 04, 2011

First, run the gauntlet of shops

You know you've gotten to the temple complex when you see the so-called Thunder Gate (Kaminarimon), which is the icon of Asakusa with its massive red lantern. Once past the gate, you're on a shopping...
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Bunsch
Oct 06, 2010

What a intresting place

The main attraction here is the Senso-ji Temple that is presently being renovated, there is no admission price and there is a series of shops that line the pedestrian street leading up to the main...
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Aug 01, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Asakusa

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Sumida River

Near the Tokyo Sky Tree, the Sumida River (Asakusa subway stop). Asakusa is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Tokyo, but along the Sumida River, the modern architecture made its entry. We staying in...
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Kokugikan (National Sumo Stadium)

No guarantees of course that a tournament will be going while you are in town, but if there is a tournament in progress, it is well worth catching the sumo. There are 6 tournaments a year, 3 of which...
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Edo-Tokyo Museum

Closed Monday We stopped here on Sunday late morning, we only had two days in Tokyo and I had made a note that this museum was closed on Mondays. We spent at least a couple hours here, the museum is...
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Tokyo National Museum

Japanese Garden of Tokyo National Museum is often referred to as "the Secret Garden". Indeed. It's hard to believe it is a part of Tokyo. When I entered the garden it was part 3 p.m. the garden was...
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Ueno Park and Zoo

A special treat for the little traveler: a trip to Ueno Zoo to see the pandas. It's not an amazing zoo (they never are) and animals probably wish they had more room to move about, but all in all it...
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Akihabara

We were in the plane flying into Tokyo and I watched a short travel video on the personal console --- one video showed a girl going to the basement of a red building in Akihabara (which I later found...
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