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Richmond Hotel Premier Asakusa International

Richmond Hotel Premier Asakusa International

2-6-7 Asakusa, Tokyo
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 38 minutes ago
45 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (814 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Tokyo National Science Museum are also within ...

SG$114

SG$114
WIRED HOTEL ASAKUSA

WIRED HOTEL ASAKUSA

2-16-2, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 17 hours ago
14 others viewing this property now
4.7 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Tokyo National Science Museum are also within ...

SG$105

SG$105
Red Planet Asakusa, Tokyo

Red Planet Asakusa, Tokyo

1-11-6 Asakusa, Tokyo
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago
12 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (685 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kaminarimon, Sensoji Temple, and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo National Science Museum and Tokyo National ...

SG$107

SG$107
Smile Hotel Asakusa

Smile Hotel Asakusa

6-35-8 Asakusa, Tokyo
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
5 others viewing this property now
3.7 out of 5 (190 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sumida Park and Asakusa Shrine. Sensoji Temple and Tokyo Sky Tree are also within 1 mi (2 km).

SG$67

SG$67
Asakusa Central Hotel

Asakusa Central Hotel

1-5-3, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 6 hours ago
2.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kaminarimon, Sensoji Temple, and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Edo-Tokyo Museum are also within ...

SG$69

SG$69
Sakura Hostel Asakusa

Sakura Hostel Asakusa

2-24-2 Asakusa, Tokyo
2.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
8 others viewing this property now
3.9 out of 5 (160 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Tokyo National Science Museum are also within ...

SG$64

SG$64
ENAKA Asakusa Central Hostel

ENAKA Asakusa Central Hostel

1-29-9 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
1.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 8 hours ago
19 others viewing this property now
4.3 out of 5 (147 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Kaminarimon, Sensoji Temple, and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Edo-Tokyo Museum are also within ...

SG$60

SG$60
Bunka Hostel Tokyo

Bunka Hostel Tokyo

1-13-5 Asakusa, Tokyo
2.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 10 hours ago
5 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (266 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kaminarimon, Sensoji Temple, and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Tokyo National Science Museum ...

SG$68

SG$68
UNIZO INN Tokyo Asakusa

UNIZO INN Tokyo Asakusa

1-9-2, Asakusa, Tokyo
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 21 hours ago
5 others viewing this property now
3.9 out of 5 (90 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kaminarimon, Sensoji Temple, and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Tokyo National Science Museum ...

SG$94

SG$94
Residential Hotel B:CONTE Asakusa

Residential Hotel B:CONTE Asakusa

2-4-2 Asakusa, Tokyo
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
5 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (33 reviews)

Located in Asakusa, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine. Tokyo Sky Tree and Tokyo National Science Museum are also within ...

SG$144

SG$144

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About Asakusa

Best known for its temples, Asakusa is an area in the Taito district of downtown Tokyo. The area sits on the west bank of the Sumida River at the end of the Metro Ginza line (G19) and close to Ueno Station, which is one of the city’s major railway stations. Asakusa is quite a traditional area with many historical sights and a great selection of mid-range and budget accommodation.

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The Buddhist Temple Sensōji is the largest in all of Tokyo as well as being the oldest. It is a significant temple that is dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon and was built in 628. It features the ‘Thunder Gate’ entranceway and its giant lantern and statues of guardian gods Raijin and Fujin. The popular Sanja Festival is held here on the third weekend of every May.

Asakusa Jinja is a Shinto shrine just east of Sensōji that is there to protect the temple. Denpoin Temple is also in Asakusa and boasts a spectacular Japanese garden with stone bridges, lotus ponds, loads of trees and even a small waterfall. The garden is actually closed throughout most of the year, opening its doors to the public just twice a year.

Families can spend time enjoying the Hanayashiki amusement park, which is the oldest amusement park in all of Japan. The park is not big, but it features rides, games and booths.

Restaurants and Bars

There is no shortage of places to eat and drink in Asakusa, though no one should leave without trying senbei rice crackers, which are a speciality of the area. Asakusa is also known for its tempura and kaminari okoshi, a sweet made from rice, peanuts and syrup. The brandy-based cocktail denki bran is also a must, and can be enjoyed at a number of bars in the area. Asakusa is also home to Tokyo’s oldest geisha district.

Shopping

Nakamise-dōri is the main shopping street in the area, with around 90 shops lining the 250-metre street that leads to Sensōji. Kappabashi-dori is known for its kitchenware and Japanese pottery and has been pegged as ‘Kitchen Town’, while Asakusabashi specialises in beads and other arts and crafts items.