SHITAMACHI HISTORIC DOWNTOWN

Downtown Tokyo, Japan or Shitamachi region is famous for its bohemian residents and abundance of history. The Asakusa area near Sensoji Temple is popular as well is TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN.

In Asakusa, travelers can get a lesson in making traditional Edo glassware and SKYTREE is notable because it is the tallest freestanding structure in the world. The area is a good place to experience the traditional culture of Tokyo’s working-class people during Japan’s Edo period.

A new cultural shopping venue will open in downtown under the elevated railway tracks in 2020. More details are here.

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