Tokyo Sky Tree near Asakusa, the tallest tower in the world

Hi, I’m Fumi.
I introduce the oldest temple in Japan.

It’s in Asakusa, Tokyo.
After you visit there, you enjoy seeing and having shopping at Tokyo Sky Tree from the nearest temple, Sensouji.

How to get to the Sensouj in Asakusa, Tokyo?

Famous for tourist, guide to Tokyo Sensouji Temple, Asakusa

If you are in Shinjyuku, u have 2 ways to get to the Asakusa Station near the Sensoji.
First, if you get in you get in Chuou Line and get off at the Kanda Station.

After that you get in Ginza Line Subway, get off the Asakusa Station.
Second, If you get in Marunouchi Line Subway, get off at the Akasakamitsuke.

And get in Ginza Line and get off the Asakusa Station.
You’ll find Kaminarimon, the entrance of the famous shopping street and Sensouji easily.

The Kaminarimon, gate to the Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street

Then, you go through the gate that hung the huge lantern, you’ll see many shops at the both side and are crowded with many people.

You enjoy looking at many toys, shirts, Japanese traditional goods , Japanese soul foods and sweets while you walk at the Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street.

Tokyo Asakusa Street food, get Japanese souvenir

Finally, you get to the Sensouji, the oldest Japanese temple in Asakusa.
You walk throught the huge gate again.

And you see the smoke and people who stand around it.
What do they do there?

To do before you worship at Sensouji, Asakusa, Tokyo.

First, bath yourself in the smoke.
It’s believed bathing in the smoke will help your wound heal faster.

Tourist gather around the smoke, Asakusa Sensouji, Tokyo.

Second, purify yourself before you enter the main hall.
Pour water on your hands.

Ritual, clean your hands and mouth at Tokyo Asakusa Temple

Finally, you are ready to go inside the Sensouji Temple!
Why don’t you purify yourself in Asakusa Sensouji, Tokyo, before you go back to your country?

Information about Asakusakannon Sensouji in Tokyo

I tell you how to get to Asakusakannon Sensouji in Asakusa, Tokyo.

Adress 2-3-1 Asakusa, Taitouku, Toukyo-to
Business Time 6:00 am to 17:00 pm (6:30 am to 17:00 pm, from October to March)
Access 5 mins on foot from Asakusa Station
Nearest Station Asakusa Station (Tobu Skytree Line, Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Tsukuba express, Toei subway Asakusa Line)
Admission Fee free
Languages Japanese
telephone 03-3842-0181
Sensouji,Web site

If you want to know more about Asakusakannon Sensouji, you can check the official site.
【The official site, Asakusakannon Sensouji 】