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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…

3 Picture Perfect Spots Not To Miss in Asakusa!

The Asakusa area in Japan welcomes thousands of visitors each year. There are many reasons to love Asakusa including its historical landmarks, accessible locations as well as the affordable accommodation. While it is still full of the hustle and bustle of people, Asakusa’s beauty is quite different from many modern places like Shinjuku, Harajuku, and…

Test Your Brain Power with Escape Hunt Tokyo’s Live Escape Game!

Brain teaser games are really popular in Japan and around the world. Brain teasers usually involve having to solve riddles and puzzles in order to move on or get to the next level. Now a real life mystery room has opened in Tokyo! Escape Hunt Experience tokyo.escapehunt.com/ Escape hunt experience is an escape game set…

Unleash Your Inner Warrior in the Samurai Dress–Up Studio

Samurai are a very famous aspect of Japanese history. you may have seen films about these brave and noble warriors, or seen them in anime. Whichever way you have come to know samurai there is always on sure-fire way to recognise them: their armour. The Samurai Armour The start of armour wearing in Japan began…

Senso-ji Temple: The Forefront of History in Asakusa, Tokyo

Senso-ji is the oldest temple in all of Tokyo and home to the most popular matsuri of the year: Sanja Matsuri. The founding of the Senso-ji temple has a rich story and really makes visiting this location even the more special. Interesting right next to the Senso-ji temple is Asakusa Shrine, which is a Shinto…

The Best Things to Do in Asakusa, Tokyo

Things to do in Asakusa Do you know Asakusa? Probably, when you see the big gate with red Chochin just like in the photo, you will get it. Asakusa is a really popular tourist spot for experiencing traditional Japanese culture. tollianord.exblog.jp/ I strongly recommend you to visit Asakusa at least once. So I want to…

Japanese Mythology; Coming in Japan is also learning about culture

Why is it important to know about Japanese mythologies? Well, during your trip in Japan, you might actually notice a few symbols on temples, shrines and even souvenirs that you won’t understand unless you read this article. Raijin (left) & Fujin (right), by Tawayara Sotatsu kyoto.bbianca.net Fujin and Raijin, as shown on the picture above,…

You can enjoy traditional Japanese shops in Nakamise street of Asakusa and Sensouji

Nakamise dori There are many traditional Japanese shops in Nakamise dori(street) in Asakusa. This street is 250m long and There are over 200 shops. You can buy Japanese goods, Kimono, sweets, foods, Katana, etc here. you can see the big chouchin first. This is the entrance of Nakamise street. Chouchin is a Japanese lantern. At…