Asakusa

Updated November 4, 2019 | by Chad A. Thiele, 23 year veteran of Tokyo.

When you’re looking for things to do during your travels to Tokyo, there’s a good chance Asakusa will be somewhere on your list (along with the other “A” named places like Akihabara or Akasaka).

For good reason. Senso-Ji is the oldest temple in Tokyo, Japan — the historical view is amazing — definitely on par in popularity with the famous Meiji Shrine.