Shinjuku and Asakusa

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Shinjuku and Asakusa Tokyo Reviews

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Sep 18, 2005
Asakusa

This is an older area of Tokyo where the famous Sensoji Temple is located. The area itself is made up of small narrow streets with traditional homes. The temple is at the end of a long pedestrian walkway (Nakamise Dori) lined with trinket and craft shops. Sensoji Temple is the oldest and most visited Buddhist shrine in Tokyo. Burn some incense for a loved one since this is the shrine for the goddess of mercy and happiness.

Shinjuku

This is the business area where many of the skyscrapers are towering over the streets below. The Takashimaya Times Square is immediately next to the train stop. A definite must see and great for pictures and video. The surrounding streets are full of shops and restaurants to explore.
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