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The Yonoya Kushiho comb shop is on Denboin-dori St in Asakusa. The store started making combs, boxwood combs, in 1717. The current comb maker is the 7th generation of the family to be making combs and running the business. The store has a selection of...More
Date of experience: July 2016
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Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa. Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.