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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of first visits and we were amazed by the size, and the information available to us from strangers who stopped and spoke to us sometimes in German but most guessed right and used English. A wonderful experience

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must see sight for anybody visiting Tokyo! The buildings and shrines there are absolutely beautiful and so scenic. It can get pretty busy so I would recommend going early in the morning if you can, and definitely visit it at night as well...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alice S
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This large colorful gate marks the entrance to the temple area. With multiple tiers of timbers and decorations, people crowd through to stand under the large lanterns hanging in the entryway. Many people pose for pictures in front of the gate.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I went there early in the morning when no stores where open, it was so silent and felt really peaceful! I took a lot of pretty pictures, because there were hardly any people there. It was such a nice experience. Afterwards I did a boat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Moko M
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Big, huged, temple colofones, with big ceilings murals, very simple But yet mágic, Just to much people to realy take pictures or enjoy the place

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

a must see, in good condition and although crowded, a must see! good location near the metro and next to the temple

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mathijn
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Japanese heritage poor. Defenetely to visit. One of the best rememberings. Go for it while in Tokyo!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Hozomon is the entrance gate closest to Sensō-ji temple, and situated at the end of Nakamise Street. Inside the gate are three huge lanterns and two statues. This is one very popular photo-op.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

When I think of Tokyo this historic gate is the first picture that comes to mind. We went in the middle of the afternoon and it was sweltering hot. The crowds were relentless so don’t bank on a perfect picture without swarms of people. There’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank raykz
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It is not only a temple, but a garden (on the right side), a historic bell which told the time (when folks heard it, they passed it on) and other places plus a market as you walked in. There are many dressed in kimono but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
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the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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