Explore old and new cultures of Tokyo in Asakusa & Harajuku
Tokyo is a city that excels at fusing all things traditional and high-tech modernity, and Asakusa & Harajuku are two among best places to capture and savour these contrasting elements. If Asakusa is home to Tokyo's oldest temple of Sensoji, wooden low-rise houses, and typical Japanese souvenir shops, Harajuku is best known for dazzling skyscrapers showcasing the latest technology and neon-lit streets packed with flickering billboards. Harajuku is also a center of Japanese youth culture and fashion with a multitude of youth-oriented cafés, trendy shops, and fashion boutiques from international brands. Modern and ancient cultures are blended in harmony in the Japanese capital, offering an extraordinary variety of experiences. Just walk down a street and revel yourself in the Tokyo vibes you might not see elsewhere.