Asakusa – Where the Pulse of Tokyo Beats Strongest

While it may no longer be the premier entertainment district it once was in the years leading up to World War II, Asakusa, part of Tokyo’s downtown Taito district, still has plenty of lively activity. Today, Asakusa is best known as home to the Senso–ji Temple. The ancient temple, Tokyo’s oldest and one of its[…]

Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market

The Tsukiji Fish Market is a wholesale market that handles the distribution of fish, fruit, vegetables, meat and flowers for metropolitan Tokyo. The market is the largest fish and seafood wholesale market in the world handling over 3,000 tons of 450 different types of seafood each day. The vibrant atmosphere of buyers and sellers running[…]