The town information of Asakusa

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The Asakusa area is famous for the Kaminarimon at Senso-ji and Hanayashiki. The building of the headquarters of Asahi Breweries, Ltd. is also remarkable in that area.
There are unique shopping arcades such as Aiba-bashi Dogu-gai in which some stores deal in cookware.
Many tourists from overseas visit Asakusa, and therefore, there might be an opportunity to exchange information with foreigners.>>Map

Required Time to Notable Stations

Available Lines
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
Tobu Isesaki Line
Toei Asakusa Line
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
5 mins to Ueno
16 mins to Ginza
32 mins to Shibuya
Toei Asakusa Line
8 mins to Nihombashi
24 mins to Gotanda


Toei Bus (from Asakusa-Kaminarimon)
To Tokyo Station Marunouchi North Exit
To Ryogoku Station
To Hirai Station
To Higashi-Ojima Station
To Kanamachi Station/dd>
To Akihabara Station
To Ikebukuro East Exit
Toei Bus (from Komagatabashi)
To Akihabara Station
To Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Toei Bus (from Tobu-Asakusa Station)
To Kinshicho Station
To Nippori Station
To Akihabara Station
To Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
To Asakusa-Kaminarimon
To Ikebukuro East Exit
Sumidagwa Line
Asakusa-Odaiba Direct Line
Tokyo Waterside Line


The Sights

  • Kaminarimon-dori Shopping Arcade
  • Asakusa Chuo-dori Shopping Arcade
  • Asakusa Shokutsu-Gai
  • Shin-Nakamise Shopping Arcade
  • Nakamise Shopping Arcade
  • Koen-dori Green Road
  • Asakusa Sushiya-dori Shopping Arcade
  • Asakusa Denboin-dori Shopping Arcade
  • Okuyama Omairi-machi Shopping Arcade
  • Asakusa HIsago-dori Shopping Arcade
  • Senso-ji
  • Asakusa Shrine
  • Hanayashiki


Sanja Festival
The festival is held in May.
Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival
The festival held on the last Saturday in July.
Asakusa Samba Carnival
The event is held in August
Jidai Matsuri (Festival)
The festival is held in October

The Scene

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun

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