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I only recommend you take the taxi or walk to this shrine if you're into goshuin/red seals (御朱印). Of course it is a nice and peaceful shrine tightly encrusted into a commercial area, but nothing much special, except for the amazing goshuin. And as opposed...More
I was googling about temples in Japan and found kut about this one, at first it was mention as Goddess of Education which is Goddess SARASVATI in India, after I came understood from the Pristess that its actually Goddess of Business and Commerce which will...More
The buildings are so beautiful, and the inside of the temple surprisingly c quiet, but so commercial out side
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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 a variety of different museums and galleries. At Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
sprees. The town of Asakusa, developed around Sensoji temple, has many shops selling goods and clothing from old Japan, making it a great place for souvenir hunting. It's also known for various annual festivals, and the whole district gets involved with the huge Sanja Festival in May.