An area that is rich in so many different ways, Asakusa has a remarkable history with a terrific sense of spiritual importance. It’s also an amazing part of Tokyo for its culinary legacy, which more than lives on today, making it absolutely ideal for someone looking to try out traditional Japanese cuisine. With a great sense of fun, Asakusa is well known for the Brazilian style carnival it holds every year. Any area that can mix festival like fun with grand spirituality has to be intriguing enough to check out.
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Top Attractions in Asakusa
- Asakusa Samba Carnival
- CHAGOHAN TOKYO – Japanese Cuisine Cooking School
- Sanja Matsuri
- Denpoin Temple
Getting to Asakusa
The best way to get to Asakusa is the Metro Ginza line (G19). There’s a few options to get on the line, for example, you can connect at the Yamanote line at Ueno. There’s also four trips from Narita Airport to Asakusa.