Discovering Tokyo's Highlights Near Hotels | Experience both traditional and latest culture - Asakusa / Toyosu area
We introduce you to the downtown and Wangan areas, where Tokyo’s history, modernity, and future coexist. Tokyo’s representative tourist attractions are gathered here, where you can experience the downtown atmosphere of Edo and the latest technology all at once.
Senso-ji Temple (Asakusa)
Passing through the symbol of Asakusa, Kaminarimon, you will be greeted by the bustling Nakamise Street. You will find Senso-ji Temple, the oldest temple in Japan, built in the 7th century and visited by about 30 million people a year from Japan and abroad.
Asakusa Hanayashiki, the oldest amusement park in Japan, and Asakusa Engei Hall, where you can enjoy rakugo (traditional Japanese comic monologue) performances. Asakusa will make you feel as if you have stepped back in time. Water buses also sail to the bay area, where visitors can enjoy the view from the water.
The TOKYO SKYTREE®
The TOKYO SKYTREE® is the world’s tallest freestanding radio tower at 634 meters, and its two observation decks offer spectacular views of the Kanto area. With more than 300 stores offering everything from shopping to dining, an aquarium, and a planetarium, visitors can enjoy a variety of entertainment throughout the day without getting bored.
teamLab Planets TOKYO
Immerse yourself, with your entire body, in a super-sized artwork along with the others.
TeamLab Planets is a “museum where you go in the water and a garden that becomes one with flowers”. Consisting of a total of 7 artworks, 4 of which are super-sized, created by the art collective TeamLab. Visitors will not only appreciate the artwork but will also have the eye-opening experience of going barefoot and diving into the art themselves.
Toyosu Fish Market
The Toyosu Fish Market, relocated from Tsukiji in 2018, is one of the largest markets in the world. Visitors can watch the lively auction trade of tuna and other fish, fruits, and vegetables, with no reservations required. The market is also a great place to taste gourmet foods made from fresh ingredients. Why not wake up a little early, watch the auction, and enjoy breakfast?