15 Exciting Things To Do In Asakusa


Asakusa is one of the most popular sightseeing areas in Tokyo. Despite suffering extensive damage during the Tokyo bombings that took place during the Second World War, the area was rebuilt and the preserved historical shitamachi (downtown area) of Asakusa is now one of the most visited tourist spots in the city. Here you will find the famed Sensoji Temple and the great paper lantern of Kaminarimon, but there are dozens, if not hundreds of incredible things to both see and do here, many of which you won’t find in most guidebooks. Here are 15 classic things to do in Asakusa.

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Tokyo (Narita) to Asakusa Station, Tokyo

    1. Narita Airport

      45 min

      2,500 yen

    2. Ueno Station

      5 min

      200 yen

    3. Asakusa Station

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.