Nakamise Dori Shopping Street
Asakusa Scam Warning
As Asakusa is a major tourist hotspot, it does attract some scammers targeting tourists. In particular, be wary of scammers dressing in temple robes and offering charms or bracelets.
Updated 29 February 2020
About Nakamise Dori Shopping Street
Nakamise Dori is a popular shopping street leading between Kaminarimon and Sensoji. It is full of small stores offering souvenirs and food.
Nakamise Dori is a 250m long shopping street lining the approach to Sensoji Temple. The 90-or-so stores sell a wide variety of souvenirs, ranging from packaged snacks and street food, through to cheesy mass-produced items and toys, and authentic traditional items like clothing and crafts.
The street is typically entered from Kaminarimon Thunder Gate on the way to Sensoji.