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The oldest temple in Tokyo, built in 628 AD. The main artifact is a Buddhist statue that is said to have been recovered by a fisherman at the Sumida river. Walks to this temple in the early morning or while illuminated at night are recommended.
The official name of this structure is "Fu Rai Jin Mon". With the giant lantern at the center, the god of wind and the god of thunder to each side, this is the sybol of the town of Asakusa.
Japan's first amusement park. With an atmosphere remeniscent of years long past, the thrill of the old-fashion roller coaster is absolutely thrilling.
One of the oldest shopping districts in Japan, with a total of 90 shops spanning the 300 meters between Kaminarimon and Hozomon. Walking through this area, looking for hidden treasures, is also recommended.
A popular location to view sakura since the Edo era. Also a popular spot for ume and hydragea, with flowers to be viewed throughout the year. A walk through the park while viewing the TOKYO SKYTREESM is recommended.
Japan's biggest shopping street of kitchenware wholesalers. Everything related to kitchen is available, from professional tools to plastic food samples.
TOKYO SKYTREESM , the tallest tower in the world, standing 634meters high. Centered in a commercial property with various popular shops available at the base in the TOKYO Solamachi℠ shopping mall. At the TOKYO SKYTREESM observation deck, experience an exquisite panoramic night view of Tokyo like never before.
Shopkeepers can be heard selling their wares from fresh fish to fruit and snacks, creating an exciting atmosphere. Hidden treasures and second-hand apparel abound. People can also be found enjoying alcoholc beverages from the early afternoon.
The first location in Japan to be officially designated a park. This property used to house the temples Bodaiji and Kan'ei-ji, built by the Tokugawa clan. The Ueno Park is home to a historic site concerning the Tokugawa clan as well as a museum, art gallery and zoological park.
The oldest zoo in Japan with more than 350 kinds of different species including most popular giant pandas. Located in the middle of metropolis, yet you can feel the nature in this zoological park.
Ueno Park holds many museums that represent the country, such as Tokyo National Museum, The National Museum of Western Art (World Cultural Heritage), and National Museum of Nature and Science.
The Tokyo Basho Sumo tournaments are held at this location three time per year. The Sumo museum is attached to this building.
A unique museum where you can learn the history of Tokyo from Edo period to today, through elaborately made exhibitions. The realistic diorama of Edo town takets you back in time to Edo period.
2-16-11, Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034, Japan / TEL:+81-3-5826-3877
2-16-11, Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034, Japan