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Exploring Sensoji Temple

The Asakusa Shrine, one of the most famous Shinto shrines in Japan, pays tribute to its three founding fathers: two fishermen brothers and a wealthy landlord. Legend has it that one day the brothers caught a Kannon statuette in their fishing net, and the landlord, who had heard about their find, converted them to the Buddhist religion via a passionate speech. All three subsequently devoted their life to Buddhism, and the Asakusa Shrine was erected as a place to worship the men as deities.

Accommodations near Sensoji Temple

When Tokyo comes to mind, it brings with it images of luxurious skyscraper hotels with all the extras, including the price tag. Yet Tokyo offers a huge variety of places to rest your head from traditional Japanese temple lodgings in the mountains to the latest in hotel convenience in mid-city capsule hotels. Nearby hotels include the Asakusa Hotel Wasou, Dormy Inn Express Asakusa and the Sakura Hostel Asakusa.

Sightseeing near Sensoji Temple

This beautiful temple is located in the Asakusa neighborhood. Visitors to this ancient neighborhood can catch a glimpse into what life was like in ancient Edo. There are also many lodgings, restaurants and tourist merchandise shops in the area. One feature of the Asakusa neighborhood that is especially distinctive is the prevalence of shops that sell facsimiles of food. These vendors of fake plastic delicacies are frequented by restaurateurs who want to advertise their cuisine in the window.

Transportation near Sensoji Temple

Sensoji Temple is a few steps from Asakusa Station, served by the Ginza Subway Line, Asakusa Subway Line and Tobu Railways.