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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. Put Asakusa Shrine and other Tokyo attractions into our Tokyo trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Very crowded and cool (japanese attire girls walking around). There are fake japanese girls...... Look for the local cute girls. Free entrance to the Shrine. Good shopping ground too for souvenirs  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Clearly those turtle went to Asakusa, sensoji Temple is visited often, but go further afield to the Asakusa shrine small would be. Just like the Senso-ji Temple is air somewhere in the shrine of red felt. I think there are on both sides of the Causeway to feel a little history, the atmosphere has been improved. When I went to Asakusa visit take a look at.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Qian Cao shrine is a historical Construction of price values, if not participate in worship is also worth a visit in the future, stub night and day views different from Club Med has a different Feeling, a different Stadium of Club Med.
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  • July 8, 2017
    Part of the Sensoji Temple complex. So do not be confused. Sensoji Temple is a Buddhist temple while Asakusa Shrine is a Shinto shrine. Compare and contrast the differences, including their altars. No phototaking of the altars (out of respect for their religion/way of life). Souvenirs, snacks and drinks available for sale just outside the shrine. There was a live performance while I was there too. Drew up quite a crowd. Japanese acoustic band singing Japanese classical songs. Many elderly Japanese folks were pretty impressed, so it must have been good.
  • March 8, 2017
    Asakusa Shrine is probably one of the several temples that you must visit in Tokyo. It's truly an interesting place to visit and the experience is quite amazing. There are food shops along the way to the main temple, souvenirs, local desserts and many more. By visiting this place, you get to experience the japanese culture in a different way and enjoy the great environment around specially on the weekends. It was very busy at the time of our visit but it was a definitely well worth the trip to see such an ancient building.
  • June 6, 2017
    Beautiful temple in Tokyo, Asakusa. Asakusa station on Ginza Line to get there. Opened during night (except shops) Here some pics.
  • June 24, 2017
    It's basically a tourist spot but the temple is amazing. There are a lot of shops selling souvenirs.
  • May 15, 2017
    Worh the visit! Can feel Japanese things here!

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