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Great Escape, Asakusa – One Hour Fun for Teens and Older

Great Escape is our list of TOP Theme Parks in Japan. Great Escape is a super fun activity for teens and above on a rainy, super cold or hot day where inside is better than outside. If you are looking for a bounding activity with your teen this is a good option. Great Escape is offered in English or Japanese. My 13-year-old son and I visited the Great Escape in Asakusa and had a really fun (although challenging) experience breaking out! We decided to keep the challenge Japanese and enjoyed the Samurai escape. The Great Escape is now a global franchise, but the Great Escape in Asakusa offers three escapes 1. Samurai, 2. Run Away Bride and 3. Great Escape, AsakusaGreat Escape, AsakusaZen.

Great Escape, Asakusa – One Hour Fun for Teens and Older

Basically, you pay to be locked in a room for up to one hour and work your way through various question and activities to breakout. The goal is to break out quickly. You can ask for hints along the way but time will be added to your final breakout time for each hint. We asked for three hints and broke out in 40 mins. I guess 40 mins is pretty good, but we did not know that at the time.

I found the Great Escape very challenging and if not with my son would have never found my way out. If you love mysteries, brain teasers and calculations you will do well. If you do not like time pressure, then skip.

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Address: KN Asakusa Bldg 6 Fl., 1-10-5 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0032
Phone: 03-6231-6621 (9:30-19:00 They speak English!)
Business Hours: 7 game times every day: – 10:00 – 11:30 – 13:00 – 14:30 – 16:00 – 17:30 – 19:00
Cost: 2 players 8,400 JPY (4,200 yen per person), 3 players 11.400 JPY (3,800 yen per person), 4 players 14,000 JPY (3,500 yen per person) and 5 players 16,500 JPY ( 3,300 per person).
Access: from Tsukuba-Asakusa Station – Get out Exit A1 towards Kokusai-dori, turn left, walk down the street (south) for about 5 minutes until you see a big building to your left that says “Tower’s Center Bulding”. Turn left into that building and take the elevator to the 6th floor.
from Asakusa Station (Ginza Line)- Get out Exit 1, walk down the street (west) on Kaminarimon-dori for about 10 minutes until the big T-section. Then turn a right at the T-section, staying on the sidewalk. You will see a big building to your right that says “Tower’s Center Building”. Turn right into that building and take the elevator to the 6th floor.
Website: http://tokyo.escapehunt.com/
Email:  tokyo@escapehunt.com

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