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Nakamise-dori Street

Travel Guide - Nakamise-dori Street

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Nakamise-dori Street is a 250-meter long stone-paved promenade between Kaminari-mon Gate and Hozo-mon Gate. This is an approach to Senso-ji Temple and is always bustling with visitors to the temple all year round.
Nakamise-dori Street is also known as one of the oldest shopping districts in Japan, dating from the Edo Period (1603 - 1868). The street is lined with 90 stores that sell everything from tourist trinkets to genuine Edo-style crafts such as traditional toys and accessories made of Japanese textile or paper. There is even a shop selling wigs to be worn with a Kimono. Some shops specialize in their homemade Senbei rice crackers that are very popular with Japanese visitors. There are also stalls that offer traditional Japanese sweets such as Dango dumpling, Manju buns, and Ningyo-yaki (doll-shaped bean paste filled cakes). With their brightly colored decorations and uniform structure, the street recreate the atmosphere of old Japan.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

ClosedClosed

  • Varies according to the shop / facility

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G19), Tobu Skytree Line (TS01), or Toei Asakusa Line (A18)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0032

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Debbzie Leksono @debbzie_leksono - 2020-01-23
Little kimono girl amongst the crowd at Nakamise shopping street 👘🎌🎎 .

#sensojitemple #tokyo #Japan… https://t.co/G0HwzdCDoO
anpan@かが抜けた @MILK_anpan - 2020-01-23
@Dexanth Welcome! To Numazu Nakamise Shopping Street :)
I am very happy to love our hometown XD
Andy @ LLフェス @yggdrizzle - 2020-01-21
I've neglected to grab several around the station/nakamise area because I know I can always go ahead and do them, s… https://t.co/YfgOqopWAY
Andy @ LLフェス @yggdrizzle - 2020-01-20
@gruntgunner00 I might join then, maybe just grab a drink + small plate (or we can share something?)

I'm not super… https://t.co/rjPfxA87xb
ReoMabu Bot @ReoMabuBot - 2020-01-19
Remember how the other day we got ningyoyaki from the lady at Nakamise Street? ... That deliciousness you can eat c… https://t.co/glbx9Ow02M
Emma @emmaloves_blog - 2020-01-18
A difficult one! Nakamise Dori is one of Tokyo’s most famous. It’s a little busy for me in the daytime, but at nigh… https://t.co/CTgMEQMyzG
ReoMabu Bot @ReoMabuBot - 2020-01-18
Remember how the other day we got ningyoyaki from the lady at Nakamise Street? ... That deliciousness you can eat c… https://t.co/vfckBVksJX
ReoMabu Bot @ReoMabuBot - 2020-01-16
Remember how the other day we got ningyoyaki from the lady at Nakamise Street? ... That deliciousness you can eat c… https://t.co/bxxVDbLe5N
Shiran @traveller17 - 2020-01-16
Nakamise shopping street Sweet Shops https://t.co/NSS6GWUxXI via @YouTube
&rew - International Purveyor of Good Tweets @puffinbrain - 2020-01-09
@ThatDamn_Chris Nakamise Street in Asakusa (leading up to Sensō-ji) is the best place for that
Brian Cicioni @brianmayroam - 2020-01-08
Nakamise Shopping Street in Tokyo's Asakusa district stretches for 250 meters from Sensoji Temple to Kaminarimon (o… https://t.co/eeeu1ALmCo
Brian Cicioni @brianmayroam - 2020-01-08
Shin-Nakamise or 'New Nakamise' shopping street in Tokyo's Asakusa District runs perpendicular to Nakamise. While N… https://t.co/TDKYHZsR9N
Nicole Clement @wLimitedDays - 2020-01-08
All the people on Nakamise Shopping Street on the way to the Hozomon Gate.

#trip #travel #adventure #Japan #winter… https://t.co/zV3vq6vJlq
Nicole Clement @wLimitedDays - 2020-01-08
My favorite shop in the Nakamise Shopping Street because they sell both agemanju and ichigo daifuku. 🥰

#trip… https://t.co/o8T3pv9dJ8
Nicole Clement @wLimitedDays - 2020-01-05
Nakamise Shopping Street is decorated for the New Year. So begins the year of the rat.

#trip #travel #adventure… https://t.co/ri9jLrAXkj
Nicole Clement @wLimitedDays - 2020-01-05
Nakamise Shopping Street on the way up to Senso-ji Temple. Lots of things to buy and lots of people to buy them.… https://t.co/cCcYYjrGDe
Duke The Bear (LFYMB) @Duke_Palmer - 2020-01-03
@ReneeYoungWWE Sensoji Temple/Nakamise Dori should be no 1. Hands down. But *inhales* Meiji Jingu, Gachapon Kaikan,… https://t.co/vndtLIOnX5
Tony An @tonyanhq - 2020-01-03
@stefanostev @VariablesMusic @stegenta Love Nakamise. Just loved it so much.
Ashley Jennings @ashleyjjennings - 2019-12-31
Will miss the market... Nakamise Market, or the Nakamise Shopping Street - with over 90 stalls and a history dating… https://t.co/PsV8uTGEmJ
Bob Cromwell @ToiletGuru - 2019-12-31
Today is Ōmisoka in #Japan, a day for house cleaning, debt repayment, purification rituals, and bathing… https://t.co/rvCczA9WZa
Hans Solo @thandojo - 2019-12-31
A giant ema — a traditional Shinto plaque — hangs above the crowd in Nakamise shopping street, which leads to Senso… https://t.co/iTQ4axGcTa
Hebi travels 🛫 Tokyo 28th of Dec. @HebiTravels - 2019-12-31
We mostly stayed away from the packed Nakamise street, but I wanted to try the dango and sweet sake with my friend… https://t.co/sGr151WZcH
Playingwithu @playingwithu - 2019-12-29
There are also some foods which we were advised to try here in Nakamise shopping district. One was “puppet cakes” w… https://t.co/qrMpB3gfJC
@Xcupware_EICSS @NEWAMERICAN_IX - 2019-12-28
Do you know the #history of Tokyo’s popular #Asakusa Nakamise? The shopping street dates back to the late 1600s ear… https://t.co/rJE1GVgjvE
Brian Philip 🇵🇭 @brianphilipg - 2019-12-28
One of my favorite areas in Tokyo! Loads of souvenirs and local food to buy along the stretch of shops on both side… https://t.co/6tcWER9AMA
Japan Candy Box @JapanCandyBox - 2019-12-28
🎌 It's Nakamise's Anniversary! 🎌 Nakamise shopping street is one of Asakusa's best attractions and connects to Sens… https://t.co/tEPI4uY88o
ReoMabu Bot @ReoMabuBot - 2019-12-28
Remember how the other day we got ningyoyaki from the lady at Nakamise Street? ... That deliciousness you can eat c… https://t.co/BjsiXzdknw
The Gov't of Japan @JapanGov - 2019-12-28
Tokyo's #Asakusa #Nakamise, one of Japan's oldest shopping streets, opened on Dec. 27, 1885. Stretching from… https://t.co/1ZTHYAzNXn
Tomoe Denise Volkov @YumiRyuko - 2019-12-28
@japan impressive。 #Asakusa #Nakamise #Kaminarimon #Sensoji
japan @japan - 2019-12-28
Tokyo's #Asakusa #Nakamise, one of Japan's oldest shopping streets, opened on Dec. 27, 1885. Stretching from… https://t.co/iafiNyJzOD
Tokyo Gov @Tokyo_gov - 2019-12-27
Do you know the #history of Tokyo’s popular #Asakusa Nakamise? The shopping street dates back to the late 1600s - e… https://t.co/I98yISntno
professor babygirl @cruiserweight_ - 2019-12-27
I cleared about two whole days of my itinerary in a afternoon. I'll probably go back to Ueno, big maybe on Nakamise… https://t.co/7Ah5tRloN8

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