Head to Nakamise-dōri for trinkets, snacks and knick-knacks
Opening Hours Normally from 9am to 7pm, daily (depending on the individual shops)
At Nakamise-dōri, more than 80 stalls selling trinkets and knick-knacks are proudly open for business. The long, crowded pedestrian lane is a bustling street running from Kaminarimon gate to Hōzōmon gate, where different generations of Japanese come together.
The wide alley is chock-a-block with small shops selling temple paraphernalia as well as traditional items of varying beauty and quality. The little arcade of Nakamise-dōri is also the place to pick up locally made, salty sembei (crispy rice crackers) and age-manju (deep-fried bean buns).
Transport 3-minute walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, the Toei Subway Asakusa Line or the Tobu Line (Skytree Line).
Good value with lots of facilities in Kangaroo Hotel
1-21-11, Nihonzutsumi, Taito-ku, Tokyo111-0021
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