Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise street

by SHIN

Here is the entrance of Sensoji temple, the oldest temple in Tokyo.  Thunder God and Wind God welcome you at Kaminarimon gate. It's terrific !  This gate leads to Nakamise shopping street and main pray hall. 

Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise street

About 250 meters streets spotted with 290 shops are attracting visitors. Japanese sweet, gifts, souvenirs, and  clothes,,  The big wave of people are winding along the streets.

Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise streetSweets topped with large strawberry is popular.  It looks like a gem. 

Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise street

The five-storied-pagoda and Hozomon gate are shining themselves in the night.  They are stunning scene. ! 

Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise street

A pagoda is originally tower building housing relics of Buddha's body.  And their roofs mean principal elements of the world.  The number of roofs are odds number like three or five. Not even munmber. The reason is,,,,,   

Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise streetThis is main hall of Sensoji temple. The statue of Kannon Bodisattva is enshrined inside the hall.  It is believed to be found in the 9th century in the Sumida river by fishermen brothers.  

Tokyo, Asakusa Sensoji temple and Nakamise street


27 Nov 2017


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I was born in Kobe, international port town, and grew up in Kyoto, 1000 year old capital in Japan.
Now I live in Kawasaki city, between Tokyo or Yokohama. That's why I am familiar with all tour courses in the east Japan and west Japan. My olden Kyoto villa near Silver Pavilion welcomes you to visit and get relax on the Tatami mat floor with a green tea. After I retired from Japanese steel company as an steel engineer, I have been enjoying a nice international job, tour guide, which greatly changes my life and opens my eyes widely because of getting to know a lot of wonderful visitors like you from all over the world.
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