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Yakiniku Restaurant Offers Halal Course Meals

Japan’s biggest Korean barbecue chain has added two set meals for meat fans following Islamic dietary laws.

Smashing Tiles Just Like a Martial Artist

Need some stress release after touring all the temples of Tokyo? One Asakusa entertainment spot near Sensoji will let you bust up some kawara roof tiles.

The Big Tokyo Travel Guide

Tokyo is a city of old and new, where modern skyscrapers rise up from the remains of centuries-old castle walls. The Big Tokyo Travel Guide will help you find whatever you're looking for in Japan's capital city.

4 Fantastic Tokyo Summer Festivals

As much as you might see about summer fireworks, there are also a number of other fantastic festivals happening in different corners of Tokyo that are very much worth heading out for!

Asakusa's Sanja Matsuri Carrying on Tradition

Join a party of 1.8 million people in this giant festival in the third week of May that parades through the streets of Asakusa.

Aoi-Marushin: Get Your Tempura Fix in Asakusa

Aoi-Marushin has been serving up authentic tempura near Senso-ji Temple since 1946.

How to Get the Most out of Senso-ji Temple

Senso-ji is the oldest temple in Tokyo, and an essential part of any visit. But it's easy to feel a little underwhelmed—like you're just scratching the surface. Here's how to make sure you get the most out of this hot tourist spot!

This is the Richest Matcha Gelato in the WORLD

What happened when Asakusa tea shop Suzukien teamed up with Shizuoka sweets maker Nanaya? 7 levels of matcha gelato—including the most intense green tea gelato EVER.

All-You-Can-Eat KFC for Less Than ¥1,500

This limited time promotion at select KFC locations in Japan is a finger-lickin' good deal!

Retro Street Food at Asakusa Denbouin Street

After visiting Asakusa's Sensoji Shrine, enjoy a leisurely afternoon eating traditional street food and finding hidden thieves on the nearby Denbouin Street.

Tokyo Eatery Serves Japanese Comfort Food

Based in Asakusa, the simple eatery Misojyu specializes in a type of Japanese comfort food. They're serving up delicious variations on miso soup and 'onigiri' rice balls.

How 5 Tokyo Neighborhoods Were Named

Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ginza, Asakusa and Akihabara are incredibly popular areas, and at the top of many traveler's 'To See' lists! Learn how these famous Tokyo neighborhoods got their names.

Try Japanese Tea Ceremony in English!

One of Japan's unique cultural charms is the art of tea ceremony. However, it can be hard to truly experience this piece of Japanese culture because of the language barrier. Unless you visit Jidaiya for English tea ceremony!

All-You-Can-Eat Ramen for Less Than US$10

The perfect place to pig out on pork stock ramen is waiting for noodle fans in Asakusa.

#Followmeto Couple Capture the Beauty of Japan

This well-known Instagram duo is leading us by the hand on a spectacular journey to some of Japan’s most famous sights.

Japan's Oldest Theme Park: Asakusa Hanayashiki

Asakusa is about more than just Senso-ji Temple—Japan's oldest theme park is right in the area! You'll be surprised by what this quirky, classic park has to offer!

Create Ukiyo-e Art at a Woodblock Party

If you're a fan of traditional Japanese art, you can create your own version of famous ukiyo-e paintings at Mokuhankan's woodblock print party experiences.

Taiko-Lab: Learn to Drum in 60 Minutes

Located just north of Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Taiko-Lab offers a chance to learn the basics of 'taiko' drumming in about 60 minutes—an essential part of any Japan experience!

Untraveled Japan: Tokyo Day Trips & More

You don’t have to go far from Tokyo to experience Japan like no one has before!

Experience the Dance of the Golden Dragon

Twice a year in Asakusa, a golden dragon appears at Sensoji Temple...

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