Drinking Alley of Asakusa

Hoppy dori is a famous drinking street of Asakusa, located just west of Sensoji temple. Many drinking establishments and izakayas are located on that street which was once the meeting place of choice for those who wanted to gamble on horse racing. Hoppy is actually a drink made of a mix of a diluted beer-like soda and schochu. It was a popular beer alternative among gamblers in the days when beer was less affordable. Nowadays the street is popular among both locals and tourists visiting Asakusa.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tōkyō-to
City : Taitō-ku
District : Asakusa
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Kamiya Bar

Kamiya bar is located in Tokyo’s famous historical district of Asakusa. It is famously knows in Tokyo for the unique drink it serves: “Denki Bran”. Denki Bran is a mix of brandy-like alcohol but the exact receipy, however, is a well guarded secret. The best way to enjoy Denki Bran is to drink it in between two glasses of beer I was told. Of course, one liter beer glasses are available. Kamiya bar also serves food that do a good job at accompanying the drinks.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tōkyō-to
City : Taitō-ku
District : Asakusa
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Sensoji Temple (Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji,金龍山浅草寺)

I am always amazed by the quietness of Senso-ji temple at night in stark contrast to the crowds of tourists during daytime. The buildings of the temple are well lit and provide a surreal atmosphere. Continue reading Sensoji Temple (Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji,金龍山浅草寺)

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tōkyō-to
City : Taitō-ku
District : Asakusa
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