Taiko Drum Museum
There are hundreds of drums from around the world here, including several traditional Japanese taiko . The best part is that you can...
This large temple doesn't have the pomp of nearby Sensō-ji, but it does have some peace and quiet inside the main hall. The temple was...
Unlike most sentō (public baths), the tubs here are filled with pure hot-spring water, naturally the colour of weak tea. Another treat...
Asakusa Engei Hall
Asakusa was once full of theatres like this one, where traditional rakugo (comedic monologue) and other forms of comedy are performed...
At this century-old shop you can watch sembei (rice crackers) being hand-toasted on charcoal grills. Get them hot as takeaway or...
2-2-2 Nishi-Asakusa · interesting places nearby
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.