The Sanja Matsuri is one of the biggest events held in Tokyo. It attracts up to 2 million people a year. The festival celebrates the 3 men who founded Senso-ji. It is held on the 3 weekend of May. Watch the locals carry around some mikoshis (a big shrine that they carry), dance to some music, and eat some delicious food! For more information check out this 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.