The shrine itself is nice, but made better by the pedestrian shopping street which approaches the entrance.
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The shrine is beautiful, however many people seem to not focus on the smaller attractions on the left side of the temple, there are many beautiful statues and shrines there! Don't miss out!
Beautiful Shinto shrine in the heart of Tokyo. Interesting rituals to perform e.g. purification, fortune telling, throwing coins and making wishes etc. Bustling shopping street as we approach shrine from main road where we made many interesting purchases.
Well, the only regret I had was not being here during the cherry blossom season. The photographs of that period are spectacular. But that did not take away anything from the visit to Asakusa shrine and the Senso-ji temple. Do visit. The place is spectacular....More
We went here as part of sightseeing tour. Lots of people - still the guide told us that we were lucky that there weren't too many tourists today...
Wanted to go again. Very busym lots of tourists and Japanese alike visiting. Lots of shops as well. And, along side shops, we found some of the best ramen noodles we hand during our 12 day stay in Japan. Go, and spend 4 to 5...More
When I went to there, there is SANJA MATSURI. It's one of the big carnival of Tokyo, be held for 3days. It is every May. The other month, it be held every July, August, December.. July is Ground cherry festival. August is Sanba carnival. December...More
We went during some festival and there was a large crowd with lots of locals dressed in traditional Japanese attire. It was quite a nice experience - not so crowded that you couldn't move. Lots of nice little restaurants and cafes and souvenir shops. The...More
We visited the Asakusa Shrine early morning (7:30-8) and it was a great time to go. The little shops that line the road to the shrine were mostly open but there were very few people around. Come hungry! Small eateries and snack sized food are...More