Have Fun in Asakusa! Must Visit Recommended Date Spots
Hello everyone! Kimono Rental Wargo here!
We would like to give you some recommendations of date spots in Asakusa.
We will also introduce you to some sightseeing spots too, so please read on!
The first spot is Sensoji!
It’s good to take pictures for instagram, to enjoy street foods at Nakamise Street, or to buy souvenirs, you can also pray at the temple!
There are nearly 90 souvenir shops and food shops along Nakamise Street.
You can find shops selling Kibi-dango, Iced Matcha, Monaka, fried Manju, fried Senbei, and other Japanese delicacies♪
There are so many Japanese foods to try, so why not take a walk in yukata while enjoying it (^^)
Address: 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032
Access: Tobu Sky Tree Line: 5 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station
Tokyo Metro Ginza Line: 5 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station
– 5 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on Tsukuba Express Line
– 5 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station Exit A4 on Toei Asakusa Line
“Matoi”, just 10 minutes on foot from Kaminarimon
It is a shop where you can enjoy authentic matcha!!
In addition, there are Japanese and Western sweets using matcha as the ingredient, such as anmitsu and shaved ice (kakigori).
There are also Matcha Latte etc. recommended for those who are not good at matcha’s bitterness ♪
Address: 1-3-3 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Weekdays: 12:00 ~ 18:00
Weekend and other holidays: 12:00 ~ 19:00
*The shop doesn’t have regular holidays
Asakusa Kingyo is a store specializing in “goldfish scooping” and “goldfish miscellaneous goods” in the Sensoji Nishisando shopping street.
The shop is indoor, so you can enjoy it regardless of the weather!
With paying 300 yen only, you can play one game, and get 3 goldfish scoops.
Of course, it ’s okay to put the scooped goldfish back to the tank if you don’t want to bring it home.
Even people who are not interested in goldfish scooping can enjoy this shop as well, because they have a lot of miscellaneous goldfish goods too!
It is an irresistible shop for goldfish lovers!!
Address: 2-7-13 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Business hours: 9:00 ~ 16:30
*The shop doesn’t have regular holidays
Nearby station: Asakusa
– Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Asakusa Station (Exit number 1) / 2 minutes on foot
– Toei Asakusa Line / Asakusa Station (Exit A4) 3 minutes on foot
– Tobu Skytree Line / Asakusa Station / 3 minutes walk
Ebisuya Asakusa – Take A Ride On Asakusa’s Rickshaws
They’re probably the first things you’ll see on the streets when you arrive in Asakusa.
Let’s try something new by getting around Asakusa in the man-powered rickshaws.
There are various courses for the rickshaw ride.
You may choose the course to get around the Kaminarimon area, or downtown area, or the full course along with the commentary of the sightseeing spots can be arranged to satisfy your interests♪
Address: East Building 3F, 1-20-4 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Business hours: 9:30 ~ sunset (varies depending on the season)
Platform: in front of Kaminarimon gate
– 1 minute on foot from Asakusa Station on Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
– 2 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Toei Asakusa Line
The oldest amusement park in Japan, Asakusa Hanayashiki, first opened in the Edo period ♪
There are 20 kinds of attractions, fair corners, and restaurants!
There are also other viewing spots in the park where you can get a panoramic view of Asakusa.
There is also Hanayashiki BBQ garden where thick meat is unquestionably delicious, and a great spot for friends, families and couples!!
Address: 2-28-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Business hours: 10:00 ~ 18:00 (business hours vary depending on season and weather)
* Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.
– 3 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on The Tsukuba Express Line
– 5 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Subway Ginza Line, Subway Asakusa Line and Tobu Sky Tree Line
You can go to various places by taking a “water bus” from Asakusa!
There are water buses that go to four routes of Hamarikyu, Hinode Pier, Odaiba Seaside Park, and Toyosu.
You can ride the nearest route bound for Hamarikyu for ¥ 1040!!
It is ¥ 2220 even for Toyosu, so why not try a little luxury by riding this water bus?
Platform: 1-1-1 Hanakawado, Taito-ku, Tokyo (Asakusa)
– About 3 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Toei Subway Line
– About 1 minute on foot from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
Business hours: 9:30~
Official website: https://www.suijobus.co.jp/
Those were the 6 recommended spots in the Asakusa area.
Enjoy the atmosphere of downtown Asakusa while wearing yukata!
Feel free to contact Kimono Rental Wargo for more detailed information about renting yukata!
- Tōkyō-tō, Taitō-ku, Asakusa 1-41-8, Atelier Bldg. 1F-2F
※Return the kimono before 17:30.
■From Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station:
Leave Exit 5 from the station and turn on your right. Cross the Exit gate 5 of the station, go on your right side. Cross Engei Hall to reach the 6th Street in the direction of Sensoji. Walk until you see our store on the right side of the 6th Street.
■From Kaminarimon Gate・Tobu Asakusa Station：
Get through Kaminarimon and get on Nakamise Street towards Sensoji Temple. Right before the temple gate, turn right onto Denbouin Street and notice many rickshaw in the zone. Walk straight for 200 meters until you reach a 5-ways intersection, then notice the "Atelier" sign to identify our shop!
■Shop Building Characteristics:
The building is located on the 6th Street between the Don Quijote and Denbouin Street. You can recognize it easily by the " Atelier" sign on it.