Asakusa Shrine

in Taitō-ku, Japan

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2 Chome-31-6 Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Japan
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N35° 42' 54.5" E139° 47' 50.77"   (35.715138888889, 139.79743611111)
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Asakusa Shrine (浅草神社, Asakusa-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in the Asakusa district of Tokyo, Japan.
Also known as Sanja-sama (Shrine of the Three gods), it is one of the most famous Shinto shrines in the city. The shrine honors the three men who founded the Sensō-ji. Asakusa Shrine is part of a larger grouping of sacred buildings in the area. It can be found on the east side of the Sensō-ji down a street marked by a large stone torii.
One of the only two buildings in the area to survive World War II, it is designated an Important Cultural Property due to its long history.


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Asakusa Shrine

Address: 2 Chome-31-6 Asakusa, Taitō-ku, Tōkyō-to 111-0032, Japan