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Asakusa: Temple Senso-Ji Guided Tour

Product ID: 211845
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If you're planning a trip to Tokyo you can't miss Senso-Ji Temple, one of Tokyo's most famous temples. Located in the heart of the Asakusa district, Sensô-Ji is the oldest Buddhist temple of Tokyo.
About this activity
Duration 90 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover one of the most famous temples of Tokyo
  • Learn more about Japanese culture
  • Unearth the mysteries of the sanctuary
  • Take a stroll in the middle of the oldest temples and traditional markets
Full description
Erected in honor of the goddess Kannon (a bodhisattva of compassion that is very famous in Japan), you will be dazzled by the Senso-ji Temple and awed by its traditional beauty. During your tour, your fun and informative guide will enchant you with details of this temple's fascinating history and hear some of the entertaining stories that surround this temple's rich existence. 

Upon your arrival at the Senso-Ji temple, you will cross the main arch "Nakamise-dôri" leading to the Temple, where you will find market stands of traditional goods. Then, you will stroll to the impressive portal of the sanctuary: the Kaminari-mon (thunder’s door), where the largest red lantern in Japan is suspended. Located in the center of an extraordinary Buddhist complex, the Sensô-Ji is not the only magical spot for you to visit. Your visit will take you to charming temples, the five-storey pagoda, the Japanese garden and its artificial pond. This spiritual place attracts thousands of visitors every day from all over the world wanting to discover Japan in its most beautiful and authentic form. 
Includes
  • Guided Tour
  • Entry to the sanctuary is free
  • Local guide or licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers
  • Food / drink
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Your guide will wait you for outside the main gate of the tourist office located at 2-18-9 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0034, Japan.

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Product ID: 211845