It was quite a day, unfortunate that the weather wasn't good enough but it was such a great trip being here.
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It is a very beautiful temple with a lot of visitors. You can walk around the area as there are shops around there.
It gets so much respect from numerous visitors that one can truly meditate and enjoy beauty and spirit of this place.
This place is really accessible, it may be too crowded at times,but it is a wonderful sight at night, several coffee shops lining up,traditional Japanese snacks (please try Mochi). Omiyage shops (gift shops). At the left side street is a bustling line up of restaurants...More
This was our second stop on our first day tour, well let me tell you if you are in Japan/ Tokyo first the first time this is a great way to start your tour. It is a very pretty Temple and they have some kids...More
The shrine itself has a lot to look at--the shrine buildings, statues, poets' monuments, and a long block of souvenir and snack shops leading up to it. In the evenings there were festival-style food stalls set up on the grounds, and it's lovely when the...More
Briilliant visit to the Asakusa Shrine. This would a couple of hours max visit, unless you're really into the architecture/art/culture.
The Asakusa Shrine (Shinto) is hidden behind the Asakusa Temple (Buddhist) and is worth a visit as it is a good example of a Shinto Shrine. You can also enjoy the many other sights in the Asakusa area.