Hozomon Gate

The Hōzōmon is the inner of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the in , . A two-story gate, the Hōzōmon's second story houses many of the Sensō-ji's treasures.

Landmarks in the Area

Buddhist temple
Sensō-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Daderot, Public domain.

Arts centre
The Textile Culture and Ukiyo-e Art Museum – Amuse Museum, or simply Amuse Museum, is a private museum specializing in Japanese textile culture and ukiyo-e. is situated 120 meters northeast of Hozomon Gate. Photo: Amuse Museum, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shinto shrine
Asakusa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the district of , . is situated 140 meters northeast of Hozomon Gate. Photo: Kakidai, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 200 meters southwest of Hozomon Gate. Photo: あばさー, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

Asakusa is a district in , , Japan, famous for the , a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. Photo: FabHol, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Akihabara is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the of , Japan. is situated 3 km southwest of Hozomon Gate. Photo: Jmho, CC0.

Yanaka is a sector of Taito, Tokyo, and, along with nearby Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods in Bunkyo ward, is one of the few Tokyo neighborhoods in which the old Shitamachi atmosphere can still be felt. is situated 3 km west of Hozomon Gate. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kitanorimonochō, or officially Kanda-Kitanorimonochō, is a district of , , . is situated 3 km southwest of Hozomon Gate.

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