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Sensō-ji

Temple Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo's oldest temple Sensō-ji

Sensō-ji (金龍山浅草寺, Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji) is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. It is Tokyo's oldest temple, and one of its most significant. Formerly associated with the Tendai sect of Buddhism, it became independent after World War II. Adjacent to the temple is a five-story pagoda, Shinto shrine, the Asakusa Shrine, as well as many shops with traditional goods in the Nakamise-dōriThe Sensoji Kannon temple is dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu, the Bodhisattva of compassion, and is the most widely visited spiritual site in the world with over 30 million visitors annually.It ranks among the top 10 temples in Japan for the number of visitors in the new year.

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    2 Chome-3-1 Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Giappone

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