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 features

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)
How to get there

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 near Asakusa?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 30 house rentals near Asakusa. From 28 Condos/Apartments to 28 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Asakusa for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Asakusa?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Asakusa. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tokyo Shinjuku Station: 484 home rentals
  • Disneyland® Tokyo: 476 home rentals
  • Akihabara Electric Town: 479 home rentals
  • Tokyo Station: 483 home rentals
  • The Tokyo Metropolitan Government: 481 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Asakusa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Condos/Apartments in Asakusa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Asakusa include:

  • Studios: 28 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Asakusa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 12 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Asakusa.