Tokyo : Asakusa

Asakusa is the major entertainment district in Tokyo but to the tourists, it is famous for the temple with the ginomous lantern called Sensō-ji. This area was largely damaged during WWII by US bombing raids but it was rebuilt. It is a must see place when you are in Tokyo. Very easy to get here. Simply take the Tokyo Metro Ginza line and get off at Asakusa station. And while you are here, you can walk over to check out the new Tokyo Skytree located across the river. Will post that up on my later photo blog on my 2013 winter trip. 

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