Try your hand at making ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) at this studio run by expat David Bull. Hour-long 'print parties' take place daily;...
At the end of Sensō-ji's Nakamise-dōri, this gate is flanked by two fierce guardian deities. On the gate’s back side are a pair of...
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...
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...
2-3-1 Asakusa · interesting places nearby
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 (racoon-like folkloric characters), who figure in Japanese myth as mystical shape-shifters and merry pranksters. They are also said to protect against fire and theft, which is why you'll often see tanuki figurines in front of restaurants.