|Above, evening shopping at Nakamise-dori. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
The first time I visited Asakusa in Tokyo was during G-TOUR in 2004 (fourteen years ago!). Ever since, I've made it a point to go there during each subsequent trip to Japan.
Tokyo Cheapo has an article on ten free (and cheap) things to do in Asakusa.
They begin with:
Asakusa is one of the neighborhoods of Tokyo that’s in virtually every book about the capital city. And why wouldn’t it be? With the impressive Sensoji Temple, obscure sculptures, and attractive Japanese men in loincloths pulling expensive rickshaws, Asakusa has a little bit of something for everyone. Here’s our pick of 10 free things to do in Asakusa to make the most of your time there.
To read more, go here.