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2-3-2 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the large gate at the north end of the Nakamise Shopping Street and it marks the proper entrance to Senso-ji Temple. It's a favorite spot for tourist pictures, so don't expect a private photo session unless you can get there near dawn. It's...More

Thank Jeffrey D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large entrance gate to the Senso-ji Temple. Be prepared that there will be a lot of people around. Visit early morning or late afternoon with a good camera! ;-)

Thank OZS969
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to visit Sensjo you will probably pass the Hozomon which is great - big, beautiful and making huge impression

Thank AgataS25
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is one of the structures (gate) within the Asakusa area. They are all together in one area. The Hozomon gate, the temple and shopping streets.

Thank Texasstarr
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The innermost of the temple gates there are 3 beautifully coloured large paper lanterns apparently been there for a thousand years ( though replaced a few times). Lots of people take selfies as it is one of the iconic pics!

Thank satishsatya
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The Hozomon gate is part of the Senso ji temple complex. It is well worth a look at as part of a visit to the temple. The architecture is in the classic style and is very colourful. This area becomes very busy during the day...More

Thank MC_Baz
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Sensoji Temple has 2 gates. This is the inner gate to Sensoji Temple. Both the Kaminarimon (outer) and Homzon gates each has the iconic gigantic paper lantern, popular for visitors to take photos, including selfies. Expect this place to be crowded due to the popular...More

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is entrance to the local temple and shrine. It is very photogenic so there are lots of people here. It is still worth seeing.

Thank geelongexpat
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

There seems to be three be gates, this being the closest to the temple. Many upon many photos (and selfies) are taken with this gate as the backdrop. But one should take a moment and really look at it, there is so much culture in...More

1  Thank Warner L
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

It is the middle gate reconstructed in 1964. Nio (the Deva Kings) are enshrined in the niched as the guardian of the temple. This gate houses treasures in the upper room of the gate, including a whole set of Buddhist scriptures copied in the 14th...More

1  Thank shopping74
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