Asakusa district will be the most interesting place for tourists. Here they will see largest markets of the city, shopping malls and souvenir shops. Colorful masks, kimono, ivory combs, toys and beautiful fabrics remain most popular goods, which are bought by visitors. Near the Market Square is located one of the ancient religious sites, church of Canon, which was built right after the city's foundation in 628. Numerous beautiful legends are associated with this temple. According to one of them local fishermen found a statuette of the goddess Canon in their nets. This goddess symbolized love and compassion, so fishermen thought it was a good sign and built a temple in her honor. The main relic the temple was that statuette.
Ginza district is the most modern and noisy one. Here you will find numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, cafes and luxury shops. Ginza will be no less loved by shopping lovers than Asakusa. Here is also located the most popular theater of the city - Kabuki-Za, which was opened in the Middle Ages. The rooms of the theater look more like the luxury king's house. Everything here is so refined and delicate.
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