Visit Authentic TOKYO
- Taito City
Many events and festivals take place in Taito throughout the year. You can enjoy a truly Japanese experience. Make sure to check for local events.
Satsuki Festival – Azalea Bonsai Exhibition
2019.5.29 - 2019.6.3
Torikoe Matsuri - Torikoe Shrine Festival
2019.6.8 - 2019.6.9
O-Fuji-san no Ueki-Ichi - Potted Plant Fair
2019.6.29 - 2019.6.30
Chinowa-kuguri - Summer Purification Ceremony
Shitamachi Tanabata Festival
2019.7.4 - 2019.7.8
Iriya Asagao Matsuri - Morning Glory Flower Festival
2019.7.6 - 2019.7.8
Where to eat in Asakusa - 3 popular local sweet shops
Where to stay in Tokyo – Ueno
Torikoe Shrine Matsuri (June 8-9, 2019) - See one of Tokyo’s most beautiful portable “mikoshi” shrines and try all the tasty festival foods
Ueno with kids: Visit the zoo, the science museum, or take a boat out on the pond
Japan souvenirs - Shopping for Japanese tableware and knives in Tokyo
Travel information for some of Tokyo’s most popular areas including Asakusa, Ueno, and Yanaka. These districts in Taito are popular with Japanese travelers. Old Tokyo with its traditions and lifestyle can still be experienced here today. Visit historical temples and shines, eat at old restaurants, shop for traditional crafts made by local artisans, and experience Japanese culture at traditional festivals and events.
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Places to feel like locals in Asakusa
By Keiko. OTT
The real soba experience in Asakusa
Ningyo-yaki: Little Baked Doll Cakes
The Shitamachi Museum: Tokyo Nostalgia
By Chris Burgess
Free wi-fi that can be used in various places in Taito, including cultural and sightseeing spots, sightseeing buses, and tourist information centres.