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Komagatado, Taito

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  • It is one of the cathedrals of Sensoji Temple located on Komagatabashi Nishi-tsutomi along Edo Street, just a few steps from Asakusa Station on the Asakusa Line on the Toei Subway. This place is the place where the main son of Sensoji Temple, Seikanzeon Bodhisattva, was discovered from sumida river. It is located far away from Sensoji Temple, but it was one of the cathedrals of Sensoji Temple.
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  • It's a small temple and the building is new, so the cultural value may not be great, but it's an important place to think about the history of Asakusa. When fisherman's brother was fishing in sumida river in this, the kannon bodhisattva image hung to the net when it was Emperor Son. It is the beginning of Sensoji temple to have surrounded it. Therefore, fishing is forbidden in sumida river in this vicinity as a sacred place in the Edo period, and there is an old monument which recorded that, too.
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  • Principal image of Sensoji i.e. Kannon, was believed to be found near here so it may be better to visit this place before going to Sensoji which is quite near as a package. Worshippers landed here fro...  more »
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  • Small temple that was originally erected 1400 years ago but was rebuilt and renovated.
  • This is said as old as 1400 years. However it looks very new.
  • It is enshrined as a principal image of the statue of Magoukannon which is the work of Cisatoru Daishi. Edo Attractions in the illustration, "The one with the prayer, the shape of the piece is made to make it, and dedicate it to the Hokkaido".
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  • Komata-Dou was founded in 942. It was burnt and rebuilt by the Great Kanto earthquake. It was a famous temple in Edo, drawn in the picture by Hokusai and Hiroshige... .
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  • Is not strong in history, which houses the first of Senso-ji Temple main hall, that you have heard the story that long ago, here was a visit to Senso-ji Temple. Normally visitors are few. Because the building is several times than the old ones, it seems.
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