Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street

Nakamise Shopping Street

Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street

"Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street" is located in Taito-ku, Tokyo. The shopping street is part of the street that connects Asakusa Temple, which is a symbol of Asakusa, and Kaminarimon. The word “Nakamise” refers to stores located in precincts, shrines and temples. One of Japan's oldest shopping street, Nakamise Shopping Street opened during the Edo period, and still attracts many tourists both on weekdays, weekends and holidays.
On the 250 meters street, there are 89 stores in total, including souvenir shops and restaurants.It is not permitted to eat while walking through the shopping street. If you buy foods or drinks at the stores, make sure you stop in front of the stores and eat or drink.
In addition, in order to satisfy the needs of domestic and international tourists, many stores offer delivery services for their products.

Basic Information

1-20 Asakusa,Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0032 
03-3846-3350 (Nakamise Hall)
Varies depending on the store
Varies depending on the store
Varies depending on the store


  • FromToei Asakusa Line Asakusa Station
    Exit A4: walk (approximately 3 minutes)
  • FromTokyo Metro Ginza Line Asakusa Station
    East Exit: walk (approximately 15 minutes) 
  • FromTobu Isesaki Line Asakusa Station
    Walk (about 3 minutes)