Beautiful temple complex, but also very touristic. Extremely busy and difficult to see everything. All the shops are annoying, but apparently part of the scenery. Lots of people in kimono's to give it a traditional feel. Still, a must see!!
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The whole compound is very impressive. Waling from the main street you move through the profane (shops and crowds) to the sacred. The buildings have been built or rebuilt over the years.
Very beautiful temple approached by a street full of stalls selling not only the normal tourist tat but also items bought by Japanese people. Very busy when we were there but still plenty of space. As with many sights in Tokyo, the buildings were destroyed...More
The temple and surroundings are spectacular. Definitely a site to see. Fortune picking sticks are fun. However, it's a tourist trap. It's very overcrowded. I don't understand how locals who come to actually pray, can stand all these tourists. To get to temple there's a...More
Senso-ji Temple is a must see attraction in Tokyo. Asakasa station on the Ginza line is just over the road from the streets leading to the temple. This place gets very busy, and is full of souvenir shops and other tackiness that comes with popular...More
I should respect as the Japanese people do. Oh my god. That first time I'm in Japan and see many temple there It was so nice. That's why they have many people and lots of tourist have been there. Sooooo nice!!! Will go back again...More
This is one of the big temple located in Asakusa. There's the Nakamise shopping street with many small shops that sells souveniers on the way to the temple. You can do the luck reading at the temple and can purchase charms as well. It is...More
Under renovation so you may want to wait out abit for the front door to be ready again which is why I gave it 3 stars.
It's ever crowded with tourists from all over the world, visiting the famous temple either for spiritual/religious purposes or for leisure purposes such as sightseeing as well as shopping at Nakamise street complex. Must visit for first time visitors in Tokyo!