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Wonderful place to visit while in Tokyo! This Buddhist shrine is located in a very lively neighborhood. The surrounding community is a well-known and popular tourists' shopping district with many souvenir shops and yummy Japanese snacks. The shrine also has a 5 tiered pagoda (each tier respresenting an element of nature) and 9 rings on top, symbolizing the 9 rings of knowledge. There are also many fun fortune telling kiosks in the shrine.


Average Cost: FREE
Hours of Operation:

Asakusa Shrine has free entry. Surrounding shopping area has varying times according to shop.

Listing Type: Activities - Sightseeing


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Location Information:

City: Taito
Prefecture: Tokyo
Country: Japan

Closest Station: Asakusa


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