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Asakusa Shrine

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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2-3-1 Asakusa, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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+81 3-3844-1575
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

Really interesting - we were able to "buy luck" and pray at the shrine which was really interesting - so much happening.

Thank Debbiefs
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Cool place to see, Bustling with small stand alone stores selling all kind of souvenirs, Very typical. Worth a visit

Thank Tommaso_Japan
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Worth the trip and not to be missed. Everything you expect from a shrine in a movie is here. There is nothing missing or any sort of let down it is the pinnacle of the romantic notion of what a shrine may appear to be.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed September 26, 2012

This shrine, and the surrounding market, have a distinctly Japanese feel to them, and are worth the visit just for the opportunity to take some great photos.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed September 24, 2012

perfect place to find souvenirs hundreds of souvenirs stall along the walkway to the shrine asakusa is a place where you can find reasonable hostel apologize that i cant say much about the shrine as my visit was in Jan where thousands of locals visiting...More

Thank Ag_wati
Reviewed September 20, 2012

Shrines are free! Visit them all! This one is huge! It is busy at all times of the day and night, so getting a good picture can be a bit tough...

Thank mary7484
Reviewed September 19, 2012

This is a must see in Tokyo. Absolutely beautiful. Recommend not going on a paying tour as you will not have enough time to explore the shrine and the market place (usually 15 minutes). Both the shrine and market place is very crowded no matter...More

Thank Cookie G
Reviewed September 8, 2012

The walk from the subway to the shrine is a bustling market place with food, sweets, and tchotckes of all types. The Saturday afternoon we were there the place was teeming with people but the crowds felt polite and respectful. The shrine itself and the...More

Thank JLFERG
Reviewed August 29, 2012

July 2011. All wonder and ancient architectural glory! This shrine is among many to see in the area, but truly stands out as one of the most remarkable!

Thank OntheRoad788
Reviewed June 21, 2012

Asakusa shrine is great but if you are looking for peace and tranquility, you may not find it here. it's definitely worth seeing and they have outdoor shopping stalls that have everything and anything you would want to buy for souvenirs/gifts, etc

Thank garciapena
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Response from 916eunicec | Reviewed this property |
You can take JR Yamanote line from Harajuku to Ueno and transfer to Tokyo Metro Ginza line and alight at Asakusa station. The journey should be around 45 minutes.
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