Beyond Kaminarimon Gate, there is the famous Senso-ji Temple. The area strongly retains the flavor of old Edo. Along Nakamise-dori, there are many venerable shops which have been in existence for generations and they are ideal when selecting those Tokyo souvenirs such as wagashi confections, small articles with traditional Japanese designs, Japanese umbrellas and kimono. Asakusa is the perfect place to tour around on foot but the rickshaws are also recommended to get around with that certain style.
An area crowded with shops specializing in anime, games, cosplay, idol goods and electronics that also has eccentric dining establishments including maid cafés and cat cafés. Known as the Ground Zero for the Japanese sub-culture known as Otaku Culture, many overseas fans also congregate here.
The scramble intersection is said to be a spectacle representing the Tokyo megalopolis in which the number of pedestrians crossing it can exceed 3,000 people at any one time. Don’t forget to take that commemorative picture at the statue of Hachiko the Dog. It’s known as a teenage mecca and as a great place to enjoy lunch at reasonable prices.