Asakusa is well known for it's historical atmosphere and Buddhist temples. The area attracts many tourists and worshippers to the various buildings and temples that date back into Japanese history. Of particular note are Sensoji Temple and Kaminarimon Gate, but exploring the less-travelled side streets and alleyways is well worth your time.
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I am an English student currently on exchange in Kitakyushu. In my year abroad I have taken the time to travel Japan and see the beautiful and educational sights the country has to offer. In my experience, Japan is one of the most beautiful countries I have seen, with a rich culture and polite manners.