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2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Asakusa Shrine is part of a comples of shrines in Asakusa and a must see. One of the largest and most scenic complexes I have experornced in my travels. The finger street off the shrine area is replete with shops and restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Arnold C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited recently on a trip with teens from Australia studying Japanese. Was very breath taking to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 320briat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the oldest temple in Japan. Beautifully decorated inside. Huge number of local & tourists visited this shrine everyday to pay their respect.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Enamul13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mark's the entrance to the Senso-ji temple area. Very stunning to see up close. Very well cared for and overall nice temple area to visit. This is probably the most busy temple area we visited in Tokyo but it is supposed to be their most...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful and old, a unique blending of buddhist and Shinto designs. On of the must sees for Tokyo, and a nice place to pick up gifts for family back home

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Wynn R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is very nice by itself, great Japanese cultural area. There is also a great peripheral area for shopping, eating and sight seeing.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here while trying to waste time, but it should have been higher on our priority list. It’s quite big with some features that we didn’t see in other temples. Plus there are a lot of street vendors nearby, so lots...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CaitlinVO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s is a busy visited place. Locals and tourist are wandering on the property. Also for this Shrine/Temple like attraction go early before the mass starts to come.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TNG020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very impressive temple with lots of visitors. Lots of good food and souvenir shops here. A good place to take photos as it is very colourful. We really enjoyed our trip here and the snacks. It is not very far away from...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kenny11K
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

In the morning the area is overly crowded but at night the shrine gets all lit up with beautiful red lights and with much less people.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from 916eunicec | Reviewed this property |
You can take JR Yamanote line from Harajuku to Ueno and transfer to Tokyo Metro Ginza line and alight at Asakusa station. The journey should be around 45 minutes.
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