Kaminarimon of Sensoji

Sensoji’s Kaminarimon(Thunder Gate).

Asakusa is an area in Tokyo which is famous for its traditional and lively “Edo” atmosphere. One of the area’s most famous attractions is the Asakusa Kannon Temple (Sensoji) which Asakusa itself is centered upon.

Other attractions include the Asakusa Shrine, Edo Shitamachi Traditional Crafts Museum, and Kappabashi Kitchenware Town or Kappabashi Dougugai, a district known for its wholesale of all kinds of kitchenware. This includes plastic models of food which are popular among tourists and locals alike.


Access to Asakusa is possible from the following railway lines listed below. Keep in mind that the Asakusa Station for Tsukuba Express and the Asakusa Station for Tokyo Metro, Tobu, and Toei Lines are a little far from each other.

Asakusa Station – 浅草駅

Toei – 都営

Asakusa Line – 浅草線

Tokyo Metro – 東京メトロ

Ginza Line – 銀座線

Tobu – 東武

Skytree Line/Isesaki Line- スカイツリーライン/伊勢崎線

Tsukuba Express – つくばエクスプレス

Tsukuba Express – つくばエクスプレス


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