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Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center

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Ueno, Asakusa
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Address: 2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito 111-0034, Tokyo Prefecture
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Excellent tourist information in English

I have been to this tourist information a number of questions, far from all concerning Asakusa. Today, they gave me excellent advice on how to travel to Kamakura using my Suica... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Be sure to go on the 8th floor to have a view on the Senso-ji Temple. You can find some information there also.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been to this tourist information a number of questions, far from all concerning Asakusa. Today, they gave me excellent advice on how to travel to Kamakura using my Suica card. Their English is excellent and they have always managed to give me good advice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff speak English and are friendly and helpful. I would recommend going there soon after arriving in Asakusa. You can also get rickshaw ride just outside the building. There are a few companies that operate from that area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good place to look for information as staff speaks English. We went there to ask about money changers and was directed to a Travelex inside the building. The staff also suggested we go to the eighth floor for the view which has free access. There is a small coffee place there, and you can go to the deck for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taking the subway exit for Sensoji you will emerge on the street in front of the main gate. Head to the new glass fronted building across the street where the tourist information office is. Take the lift to the observation floor and be rewarded with a fantastic view of the Tokyo Skytree and the Asakusa environs. Don't forget to have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are nice and tourist friendly at Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center. Good view of Asakusa on the 8/F of the centre. Thumbs up to everything!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent view of the Sensoji temple and the Asakusa area and it's free! All you need to do is to take the elevator up to the 8th floor.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the top of this building, you can see a Main Street, Nakamise street'. And also you can see the Tokyo SkyTree. On the top floor, there is a small café. It gives us a relaxing time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The people speak english and other languages. We went here to find out about the free wifi locations around Tokyo. They directed us to the 2nd level to find the brochure that had a code to enter and download an app. They give you free wifi if you happen to be by one of the system locations. Nice for tourists... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I was offered to attend a Saturday free Geisha dance show.I came to realize that dance is a symbolic motions to indicate some Japanese legends this was a 6th floor event.The 8th floor also offered a panoramic free view to the Asakusa pleasant area.

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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.
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