TIME: 90 mins
Once the centre of the old city of Edo, Asakusa evokes the history of Tokyo in the 17th and 18th centuries, before it was even Tokyo. Discover the highlights of its history with a free walking tour from the Tokyo Metropolitan Area Systematized Goodwill Guide Club. Tours run today at 10.30am and 1.15pm; arrive ten minutes before and meet your guide outside the Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Centre, west of Asakusa subway station.
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