The Asakusa Samba Carnival is an event that is held at the end of August tha attracts about a half million visitors. There are lots of dancers in costumes and music in the air! It usually takes place from around 13:00 - 18:00 and the admission is free, so grab a drink and some food and join in on fun! For more information check out this Japanese website
How to Get To Asakusa Station
1. From Tokyo Station, take the JR Ueno Tokyo Line bound for Utsunomiya to Ueno station. 2.Take the Tokyo Metro Ginza line 3 stops to Asakusa station
About 16 minutes from Tokyo station to Asakusa station (apx. 320 yen)
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THINGS TO DO AROUND ASAKUSA
Tokyo Sky Tree
The Tokyo Skytree (actually in the Sumida Ward) is the tallest structure in Japan reaching a heigh of 634 meters. It is used as a televison and radio broadcast site. It`s a marvel to look at! You can go to the Tembo Deck on the 350th floor, or the Tembo Galleria on the 450th floor. Open from 8:00 - 22:00.