Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center

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Japanese script: 浅草文化観光センター
Area: Asakusa
Access: 183 m from Asakusa Station Ginza Line (G19)Asakusa Line (A18)Tobu Skytree Line (TS1)
0.6 km from Tawaramachi Station Ginza Line (G18)
Address: 2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo [map]
Phone: 03-3842-5566 03-3842-5566
Hours: 09:00 - 20:00

The Asakusa Culture and Tourism Center is a distinctive seven level building in Asakusa directly opposite the famous Kaminarimon Gate.

The building is designed by famed architect Kengo Kuma and has a free observation deck and cafe on the 7th floor with great views of Sensoji and Tokyo Skytree.

On the ground floor is an information center with English speaking staff.

Photo by Angela An