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Asakusa Shrine, Taito

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Unlike most buildings in the area, Asakusa Shrine survived the Tokyo air raids in 1945 and remained one of the most popular Shinto shrines in the city. Built in 1649, the temple features the gongen-zukuri architectural style, in which the worship hall and the main sanctuary form a shape resembling the letter H. The temple, also called the "Shrine of the Three Gods," was designated an Important Cultural Property in 1951 due to its historic and cultural importance. To visit Asakusa Shrine and get the most from your holiday in Tokyo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tokyo day trip planning website .
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  • The place is beautiful but not very peaceful. The place was very crowded, but it was interesting to see all the shops and people watch for a bit.  more »
  • Too many people. Although superficial grass temple is very big, but not very special, only stay for a while. There are a lot of shops around the weekend, but there are no special shops. The human form is not bad, can buy a point to go back. This is the view of the game. There is no time for me to feel that I am not necessarily coming.
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  • Seems that image sensoji Temple in Asakusa, you say, three customer is Asakusa shrine. Entering from Kannon Temple Senso-ji Temple is Asakusa Shinto shrine and is free. You may wish to avoid any crowd is Nakamise, nice atmosphere, good from behind. Or is the best from 2 heavens gate. Feel free to Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa shrine also visit us please. In addition, the end of the year please battledore city.
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  • A good example of a traditional shrine in the Edo era part of Tokyo. Everything around here is styled around how things would have been way back when. The vendors offering hot, sweet rice wine are not to be passed by. Do give it a try, especially when it's cold! It's very sweet and warming. Different to sake of anything I've tasted before. The little moon cakes are red bean filled and are delicious. Made in an old style machine, which of course is part of the charm!
  • The shrine and surrounding grounds were very beautiful. It was fun too get your fortune. There were many shops in the street leading to the shrine that were fun to walk through
  • A very cool little Shinto shrine tucked away next to the oldest temple in Tokyo, Senso-ji. Dedicated to the two brothers who, according to legend, found the statue of Kannon (goddess of mercy) in the Sumida River. There’s more to the story.
  • As a tourist this place is pretty amazing. Being here physically is quite an experience. The history this site has is unimaginable. The structure is well maintained for obvious reason. It was very crowded even for the time of the year we visited. This is a must see site.
  • If you've visited Nakamise-dori and Sensoji temple, why not visit the Asakusa temple itself too? If you're lucky, you can find a traditional Shinto wedding procession taking place here when you come. Remember to be polite and courteous around religious sites.

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