Taito

Taito ward is one of the oldest in Tokyo. In Asakusa district, the temple called Sensoji is well known for its ‘Thunder Gate’, the Kaminarimon, with its gigantic lantern. Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center is located just across from the Kaminarimon. It offers maps and useful information in English and several other languages. In Ueno district, you can visit the oldest zoo in Japan or national museums for outstanding works from Japan and the world. You have various options for your accommodation like a traditional guesthouse Ryokan or a capsule hotel for a fun unique experience.