Must-see entertainment in Asakusa & Sumida River

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    Ryōgoku Kokugikan

    Asakusa & Sumida River

    If you’re in town when a tournament is on, don't miss the chance to catch the big boys of Japanese wrestling in action at the country's largest sumo…

  • Kazunoya Oiwake

    Asakusa & Sumida River

    Oiwake is one of Tokyo's few remaining minyō izakaya, pubs where traditional folk music is performed. It's a small, cosy place, where the waitstaff and…

  • Asakusa Engei Hall

    Asakusa & Sumida River

    Asakusa was once full of theatres like this one, where traditional rakugo (comedic monologues) and other forms of comedy are performed. There are also…