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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Asakusa?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 51 vacation rentals near Asakusa. From 14 Houses to 34 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Asakusa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Asakusa:

  • Shinjuku: 204 vacation rentals
  • Shibuya: 206 vacation rentals
  • Ueno: 27 vacation rentals
  • Shinagawa: 34 vacation rentals
  • Ohashi: 41 vacation rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals 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:

  • Hoppy Street: 631 vacation rentals
  • Tokyo Shinjuku Station: 641 vacation rentals
  • Disneyland® Tokyo: 643 vacation rentals
  • Tokyo Shibuya Station: 646 vacation rentals
  • The Tokyo Metropolitan Government: 641 vacation 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 Houses in Asakusa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 14 Houses in Asakusa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Asakusa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 rentals available
  • Studios: 36 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 26 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Asakusa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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