SENSOJI TEMPLE!-  Must SEE TOKYO (photo and culture!)

SENSOJI TEMPLE!- Must SEE TOKYO (photo and culture!)

The Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, Japan is like non other! The photogenic power of the buildings and architecture is something that everyone on Instagram loves to capture.... but that is not all that Sensoji is!

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The Sensoji temple has such rich culture, and ties back to the roots within Japanese life style and history. The mpost important thing when traveling to this wonderful city of Tokyo, and seeing the Sensoji temple is remembering that Japan holds culture so powerful; that cultural practices are still common till this day! 

Learn about Sensoji and culture BELOW: 

Sensoji Temple in Asakusa, Japan is a buddhist temple that is Tokyo's OLDEST TEMPLE! It is also the most decorated and colorful in all of the temples in Japan! The vibrancy and brilliance of the Asakusa, Sensoji temple is decorated in the most lovely way. Going to the Sensoji temple; it is good to know that it was made in year 645! Legends say, that two brothers found a statue of the Goddess Kannon (goddess of mercy) in a river and fished it out! The statue came back to the brothers each time, and they thought that area was connected to the goddess Kannon. Seven years later; Japanese created the Sensoji temple near that area where the brothers found the Kannon statue because they believed that it would be tied to the same energy that the goddess of mercy (Kannon) carried. 

FUN FACT! ~ The Sensoji Temple is ALSO NAMED "Asakusa Kannon Temple"

 

There Are Wonderful Traditional Shops and Eating Stands AROUND THE SENSOJI TEMPLE! (YOU MUST TRY!) 

  • You have to get the Candies served on the food stalls! 
  • Kibi Dango! - Fresh and sweet/savory mochi on a stick (will melt in your mouth!) 
  • SEKINE! - A Nikkuman (meat in bun) that will amaze you and have you eating like Kung Fu Panda! (260 YEN) 
  • IRIYAMA SENBEI! - The best tasting chip -like rice crackers around! These nice tasting shoyu and seasoned crackers will be the best snack you'll try in this area! (130 YEN) 
  • TOYOFUKU CURRY BREAD! - It's not hard to realize how amazing curry bread will tatse; but it is SOOO OISHI! And only 290 YEN 

GET SOME JAPAN CANDY HERE : Use Code SPRINGKITKATS to Get One Free Bag of Lyokan Kit Kats When You Purchase a 3-Month Bokksu Subscription!. 

THERE ARE VARIOUS OTHER EATERIES AS WELL! (MAKE SURE TO TAG US IN THE PHOTOS IF YOU GO THERE @tankensurujapan on INSTAGRAM! #tankensurujapan  

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