An Urban Hike Around Asakusa and the Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo, Japan

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  • Start or End: Started and ended at the Ueno Terminal Hotel, our accommodation (Google Map Directions). Easiest access to the main sights would be via of the two Asakusa Stations (Google Map Directions or Google Map Directions) or the Tokyo Skytree Station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 9.5km (5.9mi) in about 5.5hr (slow as there was a lot of sight seeing)
  • Grade: Easy. Flat and fully paved.
  • Date Walked: 18th of November 2014

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A visit to Senso-ji (the oldest temple in Tokyo), Tokyo Skytree (the tallest structure in Japan) and the Asahi Super Dry Beer Hall (Headquarters of Japan's most famous beer).

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