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...
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...
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...
Sometarō is a fun and funky place to try okonomiyaki (savoury Japanese-style pancakes filled with meat, seafood and vegetables that you...
Kappabashi-dōri is the country’s largest wholesale restaurant-supply and kitchenware district. Gourmet accessories include bamboo steamer baskets, lacquer trays, neon signs and chōchin (paper lanterns). It's also where restaurants get their freakishly realistic plastic food models.