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It was great on my first visit but It was horrible on my second when I visited and the owner put me in the bathroom literally. It gets so cold in this hotel during winter and the windows are cracked plus having to go in...More
There’s no denying that the cost and location of this Ryokan are great, but you better have earplugs handy if you plan on staying here. The walls and windows are so thin they offer no sound barrier at all and it will literally sound like...More
We stayed at Taito Ryokan for 5 nights at the end of December. We were looking for a cheap accommodation as we knew we would spend most of our time doing sightseeings, overall we enjoyed our stay but a few things can be improved.
Of all of the accommodation we stayed at while in Japan, Taito Ryokan was probably the most traditional of the lot in terms of typical Japanese living. The room was basically just a room with a sliding door and you would set up futon to...More
I highly recommend staying at this Ryokan. They emailed me excellent directions and it was easy to get to from the airport. Going to the information desk at the airport was helpful and they directed me to the correct light rail to take.
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.