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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Monument / Landmark
“The Tokyo Skytree is a television broadcasting tower and landmark of Tokyo. It is the centerpiece of the Tokyo Skytree Town in the Sumida City Ward, not far away from Asakusa. With a height of 634 meters (634 can be read as "Musashi", a historic name of the Tokyo Region), it is the tallest structure in Japan and the second tallest in the world at the time of its completion. A large shopping complex with aquarium is located at its base.”
  • 294 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“Sensoji (浅草寺, Sensōji, also known as Asakusa Kannon Temple) is a Buddhist temple located in Asakusa. It is one of Tokyo's most colorful and popular temples.”
  • 257 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo Museum opened its doors in March 1993 as a space to reflect on the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo and envision the city and life of the future. Housed in a unique building modeled after an elevated-floor type warehouse, the museum has been a landmark and popular tourist attraction in Tokyo since its opening. The permanent exhibition, showcasing original objects and replicas, offers visitors a journey through the 400-year history of Edo-Tokyo since Tokugawa Ieyasu entered Edo. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum holds special exhibitions at the first-floor gallery five to six times a year and carries out various other events, including lectures and workshops on the history and culture of Edo-Tokyo. We hope that the museum can be Tokyo’s center for the creation of new culture and a place of respite for visitors. Special Exhibition Samurai – Peacekeeping Contributors in Edo Period 2019.09.14(Sat)〜2019.11.04(Mon) Opening time: Sun 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Tue - Fri 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Sat 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM”
  • 116 locals recommend
Stadium
“Ryogoku (両国, Ryōgoku) is a district of Tokyo where the sumo stadium, many sumo stables, chanko restaurants and other sumo related attractions can be found. It is the center of the sumo world. Sumo events have been staged in this area for a long time, but until the beginning of the 20th century, sumo tournaments were held outdoors at shrines and temples. In 1909, the first permanent sumo hall was built in the Ryogoku area. Today's sumo stadium, the current Kokugikan, is the fourth built in Tokyo and has been in use since 1985. It seats over 10,000 visitors and hosts three of the six annual sumo tournaments (in January, May and September).”
  • 126 locals recommend
Aquarium
“The Sumida Aquarium is one of the main attractions of the Tokyo Skytree Town.Moderately sized, and beautifully designed. Access: Nipporistn(Yamanote line)--Ueno stn(Ginza line)--Asakusa stn.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Landmark
“Asakusa is Tokyo's best known shitamachi ("low town") - with an old-time, ramshackle feel, yet as clean and safe as anywhere in Tokyo. This must-see district is where kimono-clad visitors enjoy a retro Tokyo experience, athletic rickshaw drivers hawk rides around the district, and atmospheric stalls and restaurants offer a huge array of traditional foods and souvenirs.”
  • 131 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Hanayashiki is a famous and historical amusement park in Asakusa. It is the oldest amusement park in Japan, opened in the late Edo era. It is a little far away from our hotel, 25 min on train. It has 20 kinds of attractions there. You can get a full view of Asakusa from the high attraction like 'Space Shot'. Also you can buy a variety of souvenirs like park original goods in the shop.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Together with Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Solamachi is a commercial facility that links Japan with the world. It offers more than 300 stores, and is a commercial complex full of variety that visitors can enjoy, whether for shopping, sightseeing, or daily errands.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This is Kaminarimon Gate. On either side there are 2 large statues of buddhist deities. Their names are Fujin and Raijin”
  • 58 locals recommend
Store
“This is one of the oldest the busiest shopping streets in Japan! Everyone can enjoy this streets because this shopping street was established and advanced as a pilgrimage street starting from Kaminarimon gate to the main hall of Sensoji. About 90 shops of some food stands, or many different kinds of souvenir will absolutely attract you on the way to the temple. One notice is that, if you would like to enjoy shops, be sure to arrive here before 6PM! Many of the shops start closing from that time. But if you don’t care about shopping and would like to enjoy the lights in the night, it will be much more quiet and you can enjoy a beautiful light up of the temple, too!”
  • 55 locals recommend
Store
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“It is a general store. It is also electric appliances, souvenirs, sweets, clothes and so on. This is a duty free shop.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a very good place for shopping and enjoying traddional Japanese stuff.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“A park built along the river, five-minutes away from Asakusa. In the spring, you can enjoy walking along the path while enjoying the approximately 1,000 cherry blossom trees.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Place to eat
“ Tokyo Sky Tree is a radio tower located in Oshima-1-chome, Sumida-ku, Tokyo. Tourism · Commercial facilities and office buildings are installed, and surrounding facilities including the tree are called "Tokyo Sky Tree Town".”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the oldest bar in Japan. This restaurant will be opened from 11:00 to 22:00. If you wanna drink before sightseeing or the lunch time, I recommend you to go there. You can enjoy almost 130 years history taste and beer.”
  • 35 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“This is the oldest bar in Japan. This restaurant will be opened from 11:00 to 22:00. If you wanna drink before sightseeing or the lunch time, I recommend you to go there. You can enjoy almost 130 years history taste and beer.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Imahan is definitely an upscale place, good for a fancy dinner. Just across the street from Hitsumabushi, it’s located at the corner of Kokusaidori and Kappabashihondori. You are greeted by ladies in perfect make-up and coiffure wearing kimono. If you are seated upstairs, you leave your shoes and are ushered into an elevator with tatami on the floor. Prices start at 8000 Y, but it’s worth the experience.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“A long - established history with a wide range of classical architecture has been prepared from the seats to the table seats and is available in a variety of styles.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Offering a bowl of rice bowl including tempura with fish and vegetables, Tennis Bowl menu such as Ryuko Tennis Bowl, Kakiedake Bowl and others. Alcohol and one dish are served.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“" IMAHAN " is a shop of " Sukiyaki " in the traditional food of Japan . Is the stews of beef .”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kuramae Genraku Japanese noodles(Ramen) Low cost Budget:1,000yen Time:Mon~Fri-11:00~21:00 Sat-11:00~20:00”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
Restaurant
“■Bon Hanabi Drinking spot/Okonomiyaki Tokyo sky tree view.Terrace chair. Time:Mon-Fri 11:30~14:00,17:30~23:00 Sat,Sun&Holiday11:30~17:00,17:00~23:00 ”
  • 4 locals recommend

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