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Sights & Hotels

Taito, Arakawa, Sumida and Edogawa wards

B Block encompasses a diverse range of areas spanning from Taito Ward, where history and culture come to life, to Arakawa Ward, Sumida Ward, and Edogawa Ward.

Taito Ward retains the nostalgic charm of old Tokyo and boasts abundant tourist destinations. Particularly in the Asakusa area, you’ll find Nakamise Street, Kaminarimon Gate, and Senso-ji Temple, creating a blend of tradition and modernity. The areas of Yanaka, Nezu, and Sendagi feature historical streets and museums, offering delightful strolls. Ueno Park, one of the largest oases in the heart of the city, is beloved for its museums, zoo, and historic structures. Notable sites within the park include Ueno Toshogu Shrine, the Tokyo National Museum, the National Museum of Nature and Science, and the National Museum of Western Art. Enjoy the changing scenery with each season, and during cherry blossom season, it becomes a bustling spot for hanami, or cherry blossom viewing.

Arakawa Ward is an area rich in nature and parks. The Arakawa Riverbank and Arakawa Nature Park are ideal for picnics and leisurely walks, doubling as beautiful cherry blossom viewing spots in spring. The vicinity around JR Nippori Station is renowned for its historical textile district. Traditional fabric and textile specialty stores offer a variety of fabrics, making it a delightful shopping area for enthusiasts of handcrafts and crafts. Additionally, antique shops and cafes are scattered throughout.

Sumida Ward is famous for its landmark, the 634-meter Tokyo Skytree. The Skytree area features commercial facilities, an aquarium, a planetarium, and the breathtaking night view of the illuminated Skytree. This district is also associated with two prominent figures in Japan: the renowned haiku poet Matsuo Basho and the famous ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai.

Edogawa Ward provides opportunities for outdoor activities and enjoying nature with attractions like the Edogawa Natural Zoo and Kasai Rinkai Park. The Ferris wheel at Kasai Rinkai Park offers panoramic views of Tokyo Bay and the Rainbow Bridge. Moreover, the historical ambiance of the Funabori area from the Edo period makes it a delightful place for strolls.

These districts in B Block offer a rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty, making them appealing destinations for visitors exploring Tokyo.

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Hotel Name Web Site Address Telephone No.
Ueno New Izu Hotel 3-13-1 Higashiueno Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0015, Japan 03-3831-8666
Hotel New Touhoku 3-14-2 Higashiueno Taito-ku,Tokyo 110-0015, Japan 03-3833-4526
Ueno Touganeya Hotel 3-17-5 Higashiueno Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0015, Japan 03-3834-1601
Mitsui Garden Hotel Ueno 3-19-7Higashiueno Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0015, Japan 03-3839-1131
Ueno First City Hotel 1-14-8 Ueno Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005, Japan 03-3831-8215
UENO URBA HOTEL 7-8-21 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005, Japan 03-5828-3001
Hotel Sunroute “stellar”Ueno 7-7-1 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005, Japan 03-5806-1200
Ryokan Katsutaro 4-16-8 Ikenohata Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008, Japan 03-3821-9808
Ryokan Sawanoya 2-3-11 Yanaka Tairo-ku, Tokyo 110-0001, Japan 03-3822-2251
Katsutaro Ryokan 4-16-8 Ikenohata Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0008, Japan 03-3821-4635
HOTEL SHERWOOD 1-2-21 Negishi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0003, Japan 03-3876-2121
Sakura Ryokan 2-6-2 Iriya Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0013,Japan 03-3876-8118
Belmont Hotel 1-2-8 Yanagibashi Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0052, JAPAN 03-3864-7733
Hotel Yanagibashi 1-3-12 Yanagibashi Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0052, Japan 03-3861-8784
WEB HOTEL Tokyo Asakusabashi 1-30-3 Yanagibashi, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0052, Japan 03-5833-8686
Ryokan Kamogawa Asakusa 1-30-10 Asakusa Taitou-ku,Tokyo 111-0032, Japan 03-3843-2681
Ryokan Asakusa Mikawaya Honten 1-30-12 Asakusa Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan 03-3844-8807
Asakusa Hotel Wasou 3-6-2 Asakusa Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan 03-3872-8897
THE KANZASHI TOKYO ASAKUSA 2-27-10 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0032, Japan 03-5830-6151
Andon Ryokan 2-34-10 Nihonzutsumi Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0021, Japan 03-3873-8611
Asakusa Hotel Hatago 2-6-8 Komagata Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0043, Japan 03-6802-7277
Hotel New Ueno 7-2-5 Ueno Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005,Japan 03-3842-4803
DAI-ICHI HOTEL RYOGOKU 1-6-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015, Japan 03-5611-5211