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Asakusa, Taito

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A historic entertainment district in Tokyo, Asakusa has been attracting visitors for centuries. The area evolved during the Edo period (17th-19th centuries) as locals opened shops and restaurants catering to the visitors of the many temples in the area. Largely rebuilt after heavy bombing in World War II, today the district contains a number of traditional theaters and Japanese cinemas. Visit the neighborhood's celebrated 7th-century temple, then take a turn along Nakamise--a shopping street of characteristic boxy houses and storefronts that sell souvenirs and traditional, local snacks. Make Asakusa a centerpiece of your Tokyo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tokyo tour planner.
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  • Asakusa is a place of visit to the temples. Each party, the Japanese visit this place to attract luck.
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  • The visiting Tokyo do not come for God at the temple, Asakusa, Tokyo is called Yu wouldn't arrive. Asakusa Temple located in the heart of the single year growth. In front of the temple can be found with the entrance is decorated with big red lanterns and the auspicious color. In a measure to have the two sides of the shop, choose the spending. When reaching a meter will meet many people. The gigantic assorted Klum Someone remember nawamak are standing prayer, blessing, and then people will ask God what is that? ...
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  • It was amazing to see the large red gate. Some tourists in the kimono. But the little shops has so many great gifts and food. Each hall lined with cherry blossoms (not real though) gave the market a c...  more »