Asakusa (浅草) is located in the heart of Tokyo's shitamachi (literally 'low city'), one of the  districts where past decades still echo in the atmosphere and landscape.

The main attraction is Sensoji , a popular Buddhist temple built in the 7th century. Enter the temply by Nakamise, a shopping street that has been providing temple visitors with delicious local snacks, souvenirs and tradition for centuries. Try the seasonal mochi and dorayaki.