Night Scenes in Asakusa

Exploring after the sun goes down

By R.S. Reynolds    - 1 min read

Asakusa, like many areas in Tokyo, shows another side of itself when the sun goes down. The scenes aren't dominated by neon lights but rather by the shiny spokes of rickshaw wheels, paper lanterns and temple guardians. It is a district that begs oneself to stop, notice every little detail and soak in your surroundings. If you haven't visited the area at night you are only getting half the picture.

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