📍Asakusa, Tokyo

Senso-ji is Tokyo’s oldest temple. Known affectionately to people all over Japan as the temple of the Asakusa Kannon, it draws some 30 million visitors every year, remaining an important center of worship.

The big lantern in the entrance gate is very popular with tourists.

You can see the Tokyo Sky Tree from Senso-ji.

Nakamise Dori is the best place in Tokyo to buy souvenirs. It’s a 250 meter (800 foot) shopping street that leads to Sensoji Temple.