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“Neat to see, but sadly wasn’t impressed.”
Review of Asakusa

Asakusa
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Tokyo Asakusa Rickshaw Tour
Ranked #1 of 500 things to do in Taito
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Owner description: This popular Tokyo neighborhood is home to many shops and restaurants as well as the famed Senso-ji Temple.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A neat area to visit while on a layover in Tokyo, a direct train ride from the haneda airport cost ¥620 during my visit (one way). During my visit the area was very crowded, an felt very touristy. Many small shops were open though many sold the same items. Prices appeared to be surprisingly high also.

Thank Micheal H
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"great area"
in 51 reviews
"sumida river"
in 54 reviews
"traditional japan"
in 28 reviews
"souvenir shops"
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"buddhist temple"
in 59 reviews
"shopping street"
in 71 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"great shopping"
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"street food"
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"visiting tokyo"
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"walk around"
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"rickshaw ride"
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"nakamise dori"
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"main temple"
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"nice temple"
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"tourist"
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

To visit and admire the beautiful temple, I recommend to visit at night, where there are less crowd of people, you can take a picture at the best moment. Just 3 minutes walk from Asakusa Station (Subway), lots of restaurant nearby so please enjoy.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

I visited Tokyo about 20 years ago during the winter and had vague memories of Askausa and the surrounding temples, so it was on my list of places to see upon my return visit 20 years later. Because of the crowds, i visited the place first thing Sunday morning where I had good fortune to missing the crowds that I remembered 20 years earlier. The temples are very nice to just marvel at the architecture. There are many tourist shops in the markets.

Thank CodyDC
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

If you are visitng Tokyo for the first time, do pencil in a visit to Asakusa. There are a lot of Edo-era shops lining up along Nakamise street and you can see a lot of kimono clad tourists walking around. It feels like you are transported to the Edo era ! Try explore along the off street away from the main street and there will still be some interesting shops to explore.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We stayed in a Hostel in Asakusa and the location was perfect. Close to great restaurants and shops.

Thank NicoleMatters
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