Asakusa is a part of Tokyo's downtown district best known for its many temples, particularly Sensōji. Asakusa is situated nearby to .
Photo: FabHol, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Buddhist temple
is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Daderot, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The is the outer of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: oimax, CC BY 2.0.

Railway station
Asakusa Station is a railway station in the Asakusa district of , , , operated by Tobu Railway, Tokyo Metro, and Toei Subway. Photo: Araisyohei, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Localities in the Area

Taitō is a special ward located in Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. Photo: Yoshikazu TAKADA, CC BY 2.0.

Ward lies east of central . It is home to a famous cherry blossom viewing area in spring, the River Fireworks Festival in summer, and Tokyo's main sumo stadium where tournaments are held three times a year. Photo: Aimaimyi, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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