One of the most famous spot of Tokyo
It is so popular as a tourist site, and also has a sence of fun!
Asakusa is a temple town of Sensoji temple, which is one of the oldest wooden structure in Japan.
There are many shops before you reach the temple and the streets are quite lively every day.
Sutters of the shops are so interesting in Asakusa. Even the shops are closed, you can enjoy them.
Houdenin street still has an atmosphere of the good old days in the Edo period, as well as Nakamise street.
There is Nezumi-kozo ( A benevolent in the Edo era ) on the roof.
On the other hand, modern structure is here, too.
There is also a famous building by the Sumida river in Asakusa, Asahi beer company. You can see Tokyo sky tree over there as well.
You can get much information at the information center. It's just across the Kaminarimon gate.
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