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.
Shitamachi Tanabata Festival
2019.7.4 - 2019.7.8
Iriya Asagao Matsuri - Morning Glory Flower Festival
2019.7.6 - 2019.7.8
Shimanrokusennichi, Hozuki-Ichi - Day of 46,000 Blessings and Chinese Lantern Plant Fair
2019.7.9 - 2019.7.10
Sumida River Fireworks Festival
Yanaka Encho Festival
2019.8.1 - 2019.8.31
Asakusa Samba Carnival
Asakusa shopping - Orange Street
Yanaka Ginza - shopping for foodies and cat lovers in this charming old Tokyo district
Where to stay in Tokyo – Yanaka. This old town neighborhood is one of Tokyo’s hidden gems.
Natsu matsuri - Tokyo summer festivals - Shitamachi Tanabata Festival, Iriya Asagao Matsuri & Sumida River Fireworks Festival
Where to eat in Asakusa - 3 popular local sweet shops
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.