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[Tokyo] A Shopping District for Cooking Utensils! The 35th Kappabashi Dougu Matsuri (Kappabashi Tool Festival)Read Later
“Kappabashi Dougu Street” is a shopping district between Tokyo’s Asakusa and Ueno areas that extends around 800 meters from north to south.
It is an interesting shopping district, where around 170 shops all related to “food” items all gather, selling the obvious items like cooking utensils and tableware, as well as other things like restaurant signboards.
A large-scale tool festival is held annually in October, during which there are great sales and even lotteries! There are also food stalls set up during the festival, so you can enjoy delicious food too!
Asakusa is a popular area in Tokyo for tourism. This convenient capsule hotel, “Nine Hours Asakusa,” will open on September 21st, 2018, near popular locations Senso-ji Temple and Hanayashiki!
The flagship Hotel Asakusa 3000 is located 7 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Metro Ginza Line and TOEI Asakusa Line.
Although it's situated close to Sensoji Temple, the rates are extremely cheap, starting from just ¥2,000, including a free breakfast!
There's a capsule hotel in Asakusa named, "Khaosan Tokyo Samurai".
It's located just 2 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express, or a 10-minute walk from Tawara-Machi Station on the Metro Ginza Line. From here, you can walk to Sensoji Temple and Kaminarimon.
Since Asakusa is a popular tourist attraction, there are many restaurants and souvenir shops in the vicinity of the hostel, making it a very convenient place.
Tokyo, Sumida River Fireworks FestivalRead Later
This festival is held every year on the last Saturday of July next to the Sumida River (Asakusa, Mukojima area). It's one of the largest and most famous fireworks festivals in all of Tokyo, attracting massive crowds. If you're lucky, you might even be able to get the fireworks and the Tokyo Skytree in one picture!
Using the traditional Japanese art of Kabuki as its motif, the unique exterior of the Tokyo hostel, "Khaosan Tokyo Kabuki", will catch you eye!
It's a 5-minute walk from Asakusa Station and just 1 minute on foot from Kaminarimon, the popular tourist attraction at Sensoji Temple.
Tokyo – Oak Hostel FujiRead Later
This time, we will be introducing “Oak Hostel Fuji,” a lodging facility located within walking distance to popular Tokyo tourist attractions Asakusa and Tokyo Skytree. This hostel is located in the ideal location for sightseeing, and it is becoming more and more popular with tourists from around the world.
Tokyo’s Heritage Guesthouse “toco”Read Later
“toco” is a guesthouse, hosted in a 90-year-old renovated building. There is a bar in the entryway that even non-guests can use. The guesthouse itself is relatively small, and guests often end up becoming friends with one another.