Updated: December 11, 2018
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Ultimate Guide to Matcha Desserts in Asakusa

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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.

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Suzukien Nanaya (壽々喜園 ななや) - World's richest matcha ice cream

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Small ice cream place located just eight mins away from Asakusa station and one min from Sensoji temple.
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This place is called a heaven for all matcha lovers for its world's richest matcha ice cream. You can choose 7 different levels of Matcha and level seven is known to be the richest. You would get surprised to see very deep green matcha ice cream you have never seen before.
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The richest one has strong and bitter matcha flavor which is worth trying. If you go there with someone else, get the different levels of matcha ice cream so you can compare!

Kaminarimon Matoi (雷門まとい) - Fresh matcha drink in a traditional way

Matoi is a cafe located in the shopping street near Asakusa station and Kaminarimon. The inside is decorated in a Japanese style with peaceful atmosphere.
You can drink matcha made from 100% matcha powder right after you order. This is the traditional way for the Japanese to drink matcha green tea, where they enjoy the taste of matcha.
They also offer some shaved ice menu including this cute one that looks like a bear.

Asakusa Naniwaya (浅草浪花屋) - Creamy matcha kakigori

Small but a very popular Japanese style cafe, located in ten mins walk away from Asakusa station.
Kakigori, or shaved ice, is a summer favorite in Japan. Naniwaya offers a good variety of Japanese sweets and their shaved ice is especially popular. The matcha one has sweet red beans inside it covered with sweet white bean paste, which are the best combination with its matcha syrup. You would not be able to stop digging it with your spoon.
They have a variety of flavors like strawberry & milk too. Their kakigori is incredibly fluffy and will melt in your mouth. It is big enough so you can get satisfied.

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If you are looking for the best matcha dessert in Asakusa, Tokyo, just visit one of these places! You will be impressed by the riches and the deep flavor of matcha.

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    I love traveling and eating. My favorites are everything matcha and cheesecakes.

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