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Asakusa is a district in Tokyo that is famous for the Senso-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva …

Asakusa is a district in Tokyo that is famous for the Senso-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. Here you can enjoy the atmosphere of both Edo period and Showa period.

If you’re interested in learning about geisha culture or history about Tokyo, join on the Rickshaw around the Asakusa. Rickshaw which calls a “jinrikisha” in Japanese is an ancient Japanese taxi, and riding in one is a Japanese cultural experience that represents Asakusa now.

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Ride a rickshaw around Asakusa where you’ll see the Sensoji and other historical landmarks, as well as the Kenban (geisha association) and hanamachi (geisha district). Sometimes you can see a couple of bride and groom in Japanese traditional wedding clothes on a rickshaw around Kaminarimon. You can definitely enjoy Asakusa sightseeing at a relaxed pace, at walking speed. Some drivers speak English, so you can always pass some questions if you get about Asakusa!

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The comfortable ride on the rickshaw, with your eye level slightly higher than usual, will let you enjoy different views of the surrounding scenery. While you are traveling, you can enjoy the explanations given by the staffs and the interesting conversations with them. In some courses, you can visit famous sights and take photos. Interesting? Please check it out!

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Station

Asakusa

Price

3000yen~