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Nakamise (仲見世通り)

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).
+81 3 3644 3350
Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032

1. Small stands along the street sell authentic items at great prices, including clothing, souvenirs, and snacks.

2. The lively atmosphere of this quaint street invites you to stroll and window-shop, and maybe even find that trinket you’ve been looking for.

3. Nakamise Dori leads to Sensoji, Tokyo's oldest temple and one of its most important.

4. Plenty of traditional Japanese snacks are available and made to be eaten on the go. Treat yourself by trying them all!

5. Packaged snacks and gift sets are also available as a gift for that special someone waiting at home.

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