Panda BusFree: All time

If you’re a tourist in Asakusa district of Tokyo, chances are you’d be tempted to take the expensive rickshaw ride through the neighborhood. Do reconsider, and hop on the free Panda Bus instead. Yes, buses with panda heads in the front of them and panda ears sewn onto the seats’ headrests. Why, you ask? We honestly have no clue. But everybody loves panda, no? These buses run once every 40 minutes from 10am – 5pm daily. The route basically goes from Asakusa, through a maze of backstreets, all the way to Skytree complex and back. There are eight stops throughout different neighbourhoods along the way. The whole round trip takes about an hour. To get information on the schedule of the panda buses, visit the new stunning eight-story Asakusa Tourist Center, right across the street from the Kaminarimon gate of Sensoji Temple.

Address: Asakusa Kanko Emaki, Nitenmon Honten, Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: Daily 10am – 5pm
Direction: Subway Ginza and Toei Asakusa Lines to Asakusa Station
Phone: +81 3 5830 0135

Photo credit: Panda Bus