Tokyo Neighborhoods • Asakusa
A few pictures of Asakusa taken in October 2005 under cloudy/rainy conditions.
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Neighborhoods Nearby Asakusa - Pictures by Parent
Asakusa Neighborhood by Parent. One of Tokyo's historical districts, Asakusa abounds with traditional japanese restaurants, a temple, gardens, tea shops, and a traditional japanese shopping Another historical district within Tokyo which is a bit sim.. Distance from Asakusa: 0km E, 14 pictures.
Iriya Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Taito-ku nearby Iriya Station, Iriya is a middle-class residential.. Distance from Asakusa: 1km NW, 3 pictures.
Kuramae Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Taito ward near Asakusa, Kuramae is a mix of residential back alleys and office buildings. Kuramae is also within a 10 minute walk of the Ryogoku neighborhood which is most famous in Tokyo for its Kokugikan sumo.. Distance from Asakusa: 1.1km SSW, 6 pictures.
Oshiage Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Sumida-ku, Oshiage is the proposed site of the New Tokyo Tower. It's a middle-class residential area, not too.. Distance from Asakusa: 1.3km E, 21 pictures.
Ueno Neighborhood by Parent. During the 60s or 70s, the Ueno station area used to have somewhat of a bad reputation due to the people living there being generally unsophisticated blue-collars. The Ueno residents most often came from the northern prefectures.. Distance from Asakusa: 1.6km W, 22 pictures.
Ryogoku Neighborhood by Parent. Located in Sumida-ku, Ryogoku is most famous for the Edo Tokyo Hakubutsukan (Edo-Tokyo Museum) and the Ryogoku Kokugikan (sumo wrestling.. Distance from Asakusa: 1.8km S, 19 pictures.
Minowa Neighborhood by Parent. Located north of Asakusa, Minowa is a residential district a bit below the Tokyo average in Taito-ku and Arakawa-ku. It is famous for the red-light area known as Senzoku Yonchome. The latter used to be the famous Yoshiwara in.. Distance from Asakusa: 2km NNW, 21 pictures.
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