Taiko Drum Museum
More than 600 drums make up this collection, gathered from around the world, though only about 200 are available at any one time in the...
Once you’ve cooked in the hot indoor bath here, you’re ready for the real treat: the lovely, lantern-lit, rock-framed rotenburo ...
A 10-minute walk west of Sensō-ji, Kappabashi-dōri is the country’s largest wholesale restaurant-supply and kitchenware district....
Asakusa Engei Hall
Asakusa Engei Hall hosts traditional rakugo (performances of stand-up comedy or tall tales), all conducted in Japanese. The linguistic...
Tucked away in this corner of Asakusa, Vin Chou is an odd bird: a French-style yakitori joint, offering foie gras with your tori negi ...
Lonely Planet review
Sometarō is a fun and funky place to try okonomiyaki (savoury Japanese-style pancakes filled with meat, seafood and vegetables that you cook yourself). This historic, vine-covered house is a friendly spot where the menu includes a how-to guide for even the most culinarily challenged.