Category: Asakusa

Asakusa – Amusement Park Hanayashiki

Hanayashiki is the oldest Amusement Park in Japan! The park originally opened as a flower park in 1853 and slowly became an Amusement Park with about 20 attractions. It’s a charmingly decorated park, however keep in mind that it’s not that exciting for adults, as most of the attractions are build...

Asakusa at Night – Sensoji Temple

Asakusa is a great place to visit. The Sensoji Temple is beautiful, lots of traditional shops and restaurants. Even when the shops are closed it’s fun to walk around, because the street lanterns and the temple will be lit up which creates an amazing atmosphere. There are also restaurants which stay...

Asakusa – Lantern Festival – Touroue

This Lantern Festival “Asakusa Touroue” makes Asakusa even more stunning than usual! The Sensoji Temple area is covered with hand-painted lanterns. Some are funny, some are cute and some are just amazingly pretty. This festival usually takes place from mid till the end of September. From Asakusa station it’s just...