浅草

Asakusa is a district in , , Japan, famous for the , a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. There are several other temples in Asakusa, as well as various festivals, such as the Sanja Matsuri.

Landmarks in the Area

Shinto shrine
Asakusa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the district of , . Photo: Kakidai, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bank
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. is the integrated retail and corporate banking unit of Mizuho Financial Group, one of the largest financial services companies in Japan, with total assets of approximately $1.8 trillion in 2017. Photo: Gungun01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theme park
Hanayashiki is an amusement park in , Taitō, Tokyo that has operated since 1853. Photo: Aimaimyi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Arts centre
The Textile Culture and Ukiyo-e Art Museum – Amuse Museum, or simply Amuse Museum, is a private museum specializing in Japanese textile culture and ukiyo-e. Photo: Amuse Museum, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
Yanaka is a sector of Taito, Tokyo, and, along with nearby Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods in Bunkyo ward, is one of the few Tokyo neighborhoods in which the old Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt. is situated 3 km west of 浅草. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Quarter
Akihabara is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the of , Japan. is situated 3 km southwest of 浅草. Photo: Jmho, CC0.

Quarter
Kitanorimonochō, or officially Kanda-Kitanorimonochō, is a district of , , . is situated 3½ km southwest of 浅草.

Quarter
Tachō, officially Kanda-Tachō, is a district of , , . is situated 3½ km southwest of 浅草.

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