Destination guide

Head to the culturally rich city of Asakusa

Come and experience Asakusa and its temples, culture and monuments. This city's shopping, restaurants and museums draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Sensoji Temple and Asakusa Shrine. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Asakusa

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Asakusa a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tokyo Tower (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Disneyland® Tokyo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Tokyo Sea Life Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Hanayashiki Amusement Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Sumida Aquarium (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ueno Zoo (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Asakusa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Asakusa is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ueno Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Imperial Palace Garden (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Yoyogi Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Sumida Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Asakusa

The nearest airport is in Tokyo (HND-Haneda), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.), which is 33.4 mi (53.7 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Asakusa Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Asakusa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 95 holiday lettings near Asakusa. From 38 Houses to 46 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Asakusa is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Asakusa?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Asakusa:

  • Chiyoda: 87 holiday homes
  • Shibuya: 249 holiday homes
  • Meguro: 72 holiday homes
  • Setagaya: 69 holiday homes
  • Kita: 84 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Asakusa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Asakusa. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Musashiurawa station: 880 holiday lettings
  • Nissan Global Headquarters Gallery: 660 holiday lettings
  • Asakura Choso Museum: 910 holiday lettings
  • Funabashi Takanekodan Station: 630 holiday lettings
  • Tokyo Komazawa-daigaku Station: 931 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Asakusa listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Asakusa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 38 Houses in Asakusa. Our other popular types of Asakusa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 46 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 48 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Asakusa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 67 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Asakusa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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