The Kaminarimon is the outer of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the Senso-ji in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. The gate, with its lantern and statues, is popular with tourists. The first gate was built in 941, but the current gate dates from 1960, after the previous gate was destroyed in a fire in 1865.
1-2-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku - 111-0032 - Tokyo - Japan
ASAKUSA Hana Yashiki
Opened in 1853. In addition to Japan’s oldest existing roller coaster, “Roller Coaster”, there is also “Space Shot”, which is a steeply rising roller coaster, making it a famous tourist destination.
Japan’s oldest shopping street, which has continued for over 200 years since the Edo period. The approximately 250-meter long street is lined with nearly 90 shops selling Kaminari Okoshi and Ningyo-yaki, making the path to the main temple a colorful one. Why not enjoy sightseeing in Asakusa while eating your way around?
Founded in 1891, Asakusa 1-chome Ichibanchi. Japan’s first bar, loved by many great literary figures.
This park is known for its cherry blossoms and Shinobazu Pond, which has been selected as one of Japan’s top 100 cherry blossom viewing spots. The park has facilities such as an art gallery, museum, zoo, and cultural hall, and is popular for its cultural atmosphere.
Kappabashi Dougu Street
A specialty store area that sells products for restaurant owners such as tableware, lacquerware, confectionery and baking equipment, store furniture, and signboards. General customers can purchase products for professional use, and Japanese knives and food samples are popular among foreigners.
Easy access to popular spots such as Asakusa, Hamarikyu, Hinode Pier, and Odaiba Seaside Park. You can enjoy the waterfront scenery while being blown by the refreshing breeze across the river.
The Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Arena
A facility for sumo wrestling performances where many famous matches are held. There are many sumo stables in the Ryogoku area.
It is a broadcasting, restaurant and observation tower in Sumida, Tokyo, Japan. It became the tallest structure in Japan in 2010 and reached its full height of 634 metres in March 2011.
1-1-13 Oshiage Sumida-ku - 131-0045 - Tokyo - Japan
It is Japan’s oldest zoo, opening on March 20, 1882. It is a five-minute walk from the Park Exit of Ueno Station. The zoo is in Ueno Park, a large urban park that is home to museums, a small amusement park, and other attractions. The zoo is closed Mondays (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday).