Senso Temple or Senso-ji Temple or Asakusa Temple is a Buddhist temple in the Asakusa district of Tokyo’s Taito is the oldest and most important in Tokyo. After walk out from Ueno Park, we want to go to Senso-ji Temple and we are going there by Ginza Line in Ueno Station for go to Asakusa Station, exit 1st or 3nd door or you can checked about schedule by HyperDai site ( http://www.hyperdai.com/en/ ),170 Yen for ticket. Outside the Asakusa Station is have Japanese men are called the people who want to take a traditional rickshaw. (I’m peek at 4,000 yen / person.)
The entrance (a close street) door is a large door called Kami Nari. (Kaminari-mon) or Thunder gate, A height of 11.4 meters and wide 11.7 meters, was built in year 1960. Large paper lanterns hanging on the crossbar with a height of 5.5 meters, with thunder line and clouds by painted in black and red. After coming out of the gate will have different shops along the pathway to the temple. Name is Nakamisei road, There are snacks, Various local desserts, souvenir, fan paper, clothes, kimono….
Hozomon Gate is front the chapel is a 2-storey, the door with a height 22.7 meters and a width 21 meters. A large paper lanterns hanging like the outside gate (side the road). Here is have a fountain with a god statue, to those who worship for cleaning the hands, mouth, which is customary in Japan.
Inside the chapel is the main building is a statue of the Bodhisattva (Kannon Bosatsu) or Bodhisattva Kuan gold height of about 5 inches. Front the chapel is have incense burner on the outside. how to pray by incense smoke to back it to body.
5-stories pagoda A height of 53 meters. Located on the left side of Hozomon Gate. In the temple area have a small garden and have the Buddha statues are located at several points.
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