Top 28 Recommended Hotels in Asakusa For a Great Stay in Tokyo in 2017

Asakusa (浅草) District in Taito (台東) is home to the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo (東京), the famous Senso-ji (浅草寺) Temple, and Kaminarimon (雷門), meaning “Thunder Gate”. It is also easy to access Tokyo Skytree (東京スカイツリー) from here, making it one of Tokyo’s most desirable areas. A good way to make sure you get the…

Have the Best Tokyo Experience by Staying at the New WIRED HOTEL in Asakusa

How often do you find a hotel in Japan that tries to suit different travel styles in one place? Whether you are a budget traveler who’s looking for an inexpensive way to hit the sack or a luxury traveler who’s willing to splurge for the sake of comfort, your needs will be welcomed at the…

Top 44 Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo’s Oldest Traditional District!

Asakusa (浅草) is a district in Taito-ku (台東区), Tokyo (東京) that is home to many historical and modern sights, making it one of the most popular go-to destinations for visitors to Japan. The area is home to various department stores, restaurants, affordable youth hostels, and the famous Senso-ji (浅草寺) Temple, which is the oldest Buddhist…

Check Out Hanayashiki Park in Asakusa − Japan’s Oldest Amusement Park!

Why yes, not only is there an amusement park in Asakusa, but one so close to Senso-ji Temple! The Hanayashiki Park was initially conceived as a flower garden themed park in 1853 near the end of the Edo period, but it is now best known for being Japan’s oldest amusement park in Tokyo. Not bad…

Ultimate Must-Try Experience! Pose for Cool Samurai Photos and Amaze Your Friends!

Are you interested in the history, traditions, and culture of Japan? Or perhaps you like the contemporary things Japan has to offer such as anime or manga better? Whichever you prefer, samurais are part of both. They were the military nobility of early Japan and have been since well associated with the country and its…

Don’t Miss This Opportunity to See a Geisha Performance for Free in Tokyo!

Geisha can be considered quite an elusive creature in Japan that unless you are super lucky to see them in special events you could easily never see one. Luckily in Tokyo, the Asakusa Geisha group give free performances on certain Saturdays throughout the year with the aim to give tourists the opportunity to experience geisha…

Travel Back 400 Years in Time for the Samurai and Ninja Show in Asakusa!

Most people the world over know Japan for their great warriors, the samurai and ninja. Sadly these roles ended many years ago. But thanks to the efforts of a new group you can see ninja and samurai live in battle! samurai-ninja-show.com/ Samurai and Ninja samurai-ninja-show.com/ An overview of Japanese history would be lacking greatly if…

The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by HULIC: The Best Stay in Asakusa

According to the Gate Hotel, Asakusa is considered to be the crossroad of old Edo and modern Tokyo. As this combination suggests, it provides a more traditional Japanese atmosphere with so many historic sightseeing spots. If you are looking for a hotel in Asakusa, choosing The Gate Hotel Asakusa Kaminarimon by HULIC, one of the…
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