Asakusa Shrine

Asakusa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the district of , . Also known as Sanja-sama, it is one of the most famous Shinto shrines in the city.

Landmarks in the Area

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. Photo: Amuse Museum, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Hōzōmon is the inner of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the in , . is situated 140 meters southwest of Asakusa Shrine. Photo: Luis Villa del Campo, CC BY 2.0.

Buddhist temple
Sensō-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. is situated 210 meters southwest of Asakusa Shrine. Photo: Daderot, Public domain.

Theme park
Hanayashiki is an amusement park in , Taitō, Tokyo that has operated since 1853. is situated 270 meters west of Asakusa Shrine. Photo: Aimaimyi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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 Asakusa Shrine. 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 Asakusa Shrine. Photo: Jmabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kitanorimonochō, or officially Kanda-Kitanorimonochō, is a district of , , . is situated 3½ km southwest of Asakusa Shrine.

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