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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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Phone Number: +81 3-3842-5566
09:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00

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Free dance class was great

A man stopped us on the street and offered a free traditional dance class with costumes, which in the US would seem very strange, but we went for it and it was awesome! If... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A man stopped us on the street and offered a free traditional dance class with costumes, which in the US would seem very strange, but we went for it and it was awesome! If offered, do it!

Thank Aspen M
Carterville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice information center with multilingual staff. They provided eating recommendations along with other tourist information. Free wifi stations located on premise. Free to go to the 7th floor for a view of the shrine and shopping street, plus views of Sky Tree tower. If you plans include the Shrine or shopping street, this is a good inclusion for a different... More 

Thank NFca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great help to begin the day. Very helpful people that provided me with a lot of info about this famous spot

Thank yoyocu
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

English speaking attendants gave useful and accurate information and there is a really outstanding bathroom on lower floor!

Thank maryanneonsafari
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a stone's throw away from Sensoji temple, this place offers a panoramic view of Asakusa and Skytree. Loads of information can be obtained here. Free internet access. Had a good time spent here to absorb the vibes of bustling Asakusa.

Thank Muditayinfan
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

employees are friendly and they will find all answers to all of your questions. Limited number of brochures or printed materials. The best feature is free view platform on 8th floor. Nice view especially in the evening. They have currency exchange booth right on the first floor and it works late.

Thank 178alex
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Centrally located, across Kaminarimon Shrine. Easy to access and staffed by friendly people. Had a very nice experience when I needed help. They will go out of their way to make sure the trip is exceptional.

Thank GlennDTorres
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

You can take a break from the hot weather outside and get free wifi too. The staff are really very helpful, good English and I heard some Chinese too.if you go to the top floor you can see an expansive view of Asakusa and a Tokyo sky tree.

Thank Pun N
Rennes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Located opposite the entrance of Nakamise-street; this tourist information has many brochures/pamphlets, but also provides money exchange as well offers a great view of the temple from its top floor...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you are in Asakusa, you should really stop off here for local information and nearby district maps and travel information. The staff are very professional and competent. I was surprised by their fluency in English too as it is not always the case in Japan. I was also kindly helped with a translation problem I had for a product... More 

Thank Mart A

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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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