I enjoyed walking around by the temple every day while I was staying in Asakusa. Very lively with people during the day and peaceful at night.
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The temple is beautiful, but the area is way too overcrowded! The pagoda was under construction during my visit so I didn't the opportunity to see it. Near the Asakusa line.
It was a fun enough experience despite the title. But seriously as with all religion, the opportunity to make money is never far away. It is a lovely looking temple and the grounds were pretty. But the highlight is the souvenirs and food. You just...More
The Senso-ji Temple combines both the religious and commercial sides of Tokyo that one should experience. The temple is a great place to come and see worshippers at the shrine. There is a large incense cauldron that people believe the smoke from it improves your...More
We visited the Sensoji (Asakusa Kannon Temple) and surrounding area. This is a popular tourist spot with easy access via Tsukuba Express train. Besides the temple buildings and temple grounds, which are very picturesque, there a tons of merchant stands to buy just about anything...More
Granted, the temple is a beautiful piece of art and statues, colours and carvings are amazing, but all the mess around the temple turned an holy place in a flat, commercial and low level bazar. Only few shops offers real quality items and most of...More
Senso Ji Temple is an experience and combines the tacky Tokyo tourist shops with an amazing Buddhist temple. It's easy to get to from the train station via the Ginza line to Asakusa exit 1. The temple itself is beautiful and the surrounding gardens offer...More
From the train station, there is a nice walk along Nakamise Street. As we approached the main entrance at the Kaminarimon Gate, there is an large imposing red Lantern with statues of the Shinto gods Fūjin and Raijin. Fūjin is the the god of wind...More
If you only have time to visit one temple in Tokyo....please make sure you visit this temple. It's crowded but worth visiting it. It's beautiful and you will find this temple unique. Come hungry and taste some snacks before or after visiting the temple.