The Asakusa neighborhood is a hugely popular tourist destination these days, and for good reason! In addition to the historical sites in the area, there are also many delicious Japanese restaurants loved by locals since the old days! Here's a list of 5 great options.
To make your visit Asakusa complete, you have to have matcha green tea there. Asakusa has a famous temple and shopping street where you can enjoy Japanese traditional landscape, so matcha desserts would be the best to experience the taste of Japan while takeing a break. Here is three amazing matcha places you should try in Asakusa.
Asakusa is one of the most popular sightseeing spots where visitors can experience Japan in a traditional way. The top three places to see in Asakusa are the beautiful and old temple, Sensoji; the unique and huge gate, Kaminarimon; and the traditional and exciting shopping street, Nakamise Dori. All are very close to Asakusa Station. When you go to Nakamise Shopping street, don't miss the tasty street food as they have a lot of Japanese snacks that you can eat only there!
Fireworks is a really popular summer event in Japan, and there are lots of fireworks events happening during summer. Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival is one of the most popular fireworks events! Check this article for more information!
Asakusa is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and for Japanese people who want to get a feel of the olden times of their city! Interesting things to do there abound. Here's a guide of some of the essential things to do, see and eat in Asakusa!
Japanese cuisine is incredibly diverse and delicious, but it is not always easy finding a restaurant to accommodate a halal diet. Luckily, at Asakusa Sushiken you can enjoy delicious Halal sushi without having to worry about the ingredients they used!
Japan's national sport, sumo. If you are now looking forward to watching sumo, "Ichigatsubasho", the new year sumo will the perfect. "Ichigatsubasho" is held from January 13th to 27th. We will also introduce an east guide to enjoy sumo and some sumo gourmets you must have.
One of Tokyo's most interesting traditional festival has to be the Sanja Matsuri. It is held annually in May on the grounds of the Sensoji Temple. You'll see beautiful ornated floats, geishas, and even shirtless yakuza!
Here is a list of must-visit delicious local cafes in Asakusa. You'll fall in love with each of them for different reasons and will probably end up visiting again... and again!