Asakusa is a district in Tokyo, most famously known for being home to the Sensoji Temple. Sensoji is a Buddhist temple that was built in the 7th century (645 AD to be exact), making it Japan’s oldest temple. 229 more words
Been thinking of going back to Japan – I found some pics of pics from an old photo album .. Tokyo in 2004. We stayed in Yanaka which is a beautiful, quirky area – still a lot of old Tokyo left standing – untouched by bombs or earthquakes … I loved wandering around Yanaka.
Nakamise Shopping Street is usually really crowded during the festive season but that shouldn’t stop you from visiting this place since the shops offer local specialties and the usual array of tourist souvenirs.