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Senso-ji Temple, Asakusa

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#1 of 2,042 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
Completed in 645 CE, Senso-ji Temple holds the status of being the oldest temple in Tokyo. The temple grounds contain an independent Buddhist temple and a Shinto shrine. Enter through the imposing Thunder Gate and walk the shopping street, lined with about 90 food and souvenir shops and dating back to the early 18th century, up to the main hall. The temple complex, including the main hall, contains buildings both historic and reconstructed since World War II. Don’t miss the five-story pagoda and the garden and pond surrounding the "Demboin" (high priest’s residence). Add Senso-ji Temple to your Tokyo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tokyo attractions planning website.
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  • In here you can find souvenir shops,snacks shop..feeling good visit this temple, one of mandatory if you visit tokyo And you can rental kimono near the temple  more »
  • A very busily shopping street leads up to the temple but almost anything can be bought there, food, toys and a samurai sword shop stand out. The temple is very impressive and very similar to many of.....  more »

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