Entries Tagged as 'Asakusa'

金曜日, 3月 23rd, 2012

Asakusa Jidaiya Service

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Asakusa Jidaiya Service

The Asakusa Jidaiya service offers to guide tourists though Asakausa on rickshaws. The drivers who pull the rickshaws have extensive knowledge of Asakusa and they can offer an in-depth tour filled with fun facts and history of the area.

JIdaiya rickshaw and driver

Jidaiya rickshaw front and back

金曜日, 3月 4th, 2011

Asakusa Night View Photo

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Asakusa Night View Photo

金曜日, 8月 6th, 2010

Kappabashi Street

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Kappabashi Street

Kappabashi Street is five minutes’ walk from Asakusa. It is a street entirely populated with shops supplying restaurant trade where many pro in food industry visits often. Not only kitchenware and raw items for confectionery, there are rapping items and it is said you can get everything here.
Recently, it is becoming a popular tourist spot [...]

木曜日, 8月 5th, 2010

Komagata Dozeu

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Komagata Dozeu

Komagata Dozeu is a long-established store of Asakusa, located near Asakusa station. It is a loach restaurant running from 1801. Until about a decade ago, loach was eaten regularly in Japan, however, we hardly see them as a dish at home anymore.
There will be a long line in front of the shop of worshippers of [...]

火曜日, 8月 3rd, 2010

Sightseeing spot “Asakusa” walking guide Part2

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Sightseeing spot “Asakusa” walking guide Part2

Going back the Denbouin Street, you will reach Asakusa Temple. Asakusa Temple has the most worshippers in Japan, with 3 to 4 million people visiting over a year. It is known as the oldest shrine in Tokyo and the five-story pagoda that lights up during the night has different appearance.

Hozomon (Ninoumon)

There are straw sandals hanging [...]

月曜日, 8月 2nd, 2010

Sightseeing spot “Asakusa” walking guide Part1

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Sightseeing spot “Asakusa” walking guide Part1

The typical tourist spot in Japan, “Asakusa” is a place where you can feel the traditional Edo style (shitamachi) and see many interesting things.
We will start with Kaminarimon, go around Nakamise Street, visit Asakusa shrine, and lastly go to Kappabashi Street. We will introduce the interesting Asakusa walking course.
Your trip will start from the Kaminarimon. [...]

水曜日, 7月 21st, 2010

Asakusa Ground cherry Festival 2010(Houzuki ichi)

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Asakusa Ground cherry Festival 2010(Houzuki ichi)

Just like the Asagao fair in Iriya, the Hozuki fair in Asakusa tells the feeling of summer. This fair has a long history, supported by the local people of Edo and Tokyo.

Since hozuki blossoms on June and July, there are many Hozuki Fair being held all over Japan during this season.