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: Alton78, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Railway station
is a railway station in the Asakusa district of , , , operated by Tobu Railway, Tokyo Metro, and Toei Subway. Photo: Kansai-good, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

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.

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.


35.7176° or 35° 43' 3.3" north
139.7976° or 139° 47' 51.2" east
Open Location Code
12 metres (39 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 6089948203
Geo­Names ID
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  • Arabic: أساكوسا
  • Arabic: اساكوسا
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  • Chinese: 浅草
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  • Egyptian Arabic: اساكوسا
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  • Japanese: あさくさ
  • Japanese: アサクサ
  • Japanese: 浅草 (台東区)
  • Japanese: 浅草
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  • Japanese: 淺草
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  • Thai: อะซะกุซะ
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