The Sensō-ji temple precinct begins at this majestic gate, from which hangs an enormous chōchin (lantern). On either side are a pair of...
Super Dry Hall
Designed by Philippe Starck and completed in 1989, the Asahi Beer headquarters, with its telltale golden plume, is a Tokyo landmark. The...
This small, peaceful temple is actually part of Sensō-ji but has a separate entrance on Dembō-in-dōri. It pays tribute to the tanuki ...
Set in a 19th-century wooden warehouse that beat the 1923 earthquake and WWII, this wonderfully cosy space serves coffee, tea and, after...
Near Nakamise-dōri, this is the place to get old-fashioned tempura fried in pure sesame oil, an Asakusa speciality. It’s in a white...
1-1-1 Asakusa · interesting places nearby
Kamiya Bar information
One of Tokyo’s oldest Western-style bars, Kamiya opened in 1880 and is still hugely popular – though probably more so today for its enormous, cheap draft beer (¥1020 for a litre). It’s real speciality, however, is Denki Bran, a herbal liquor that’s been produced in-house for over a century. Order at the counter, then give your tickets to the server.