Sensouji temple 金龍山浅草寺
Sensouji temple is one of the famous touring spot in Japan. It is maybe the most famous touring spot in Tokyo.
Kaminarimon gate is the symbol of Sensouji temple. The big lantern and crimson colour is their features.
Also there are “Raijin”（雷神） and “Fujin”（風神） in both side.
“Raijin” is the god of thunder and “Fujin” is the god of wind.
And the size of lantern in Kaminarimon gate is 3.9meters tall, 3.3meters wide, and the weight is 700 kg.
On the bottom of lantern , the dragon is carved.
Picture: Backside of lantern
Nakamise street is the shopping street from Kaminarimon gate to Sensouji temple.
You can buy souvenir and delicious sweets.
Picture: Nakamise street in midnight, so the shop is closed.
Movie: Nakamise street in day time.
Chozusha is the place for cleaning hands and rinsing mouth. Before worshiping, you need to clean your bodies. After you entered the Sensouji temple, you can see the fountain which the dragons are spitting out the water. How to clean your bodies is refer here.
Picture: This picture was taken in midnight, so there are no water(left side)
Jyoukouro is the place to cleanse your body and mind. Take a smoke and clean up.
Movie: Take a smoke at Jyoukouro
Hondo means the main temple of Sensoji temple. This is the place where you worship.
Picture: Front face of Hondo(left side), Another angle of Hondo(right side)
How to worship is refer here.
Omikuji is an oracle written on a piece of wood. After worship at Hondo, let’s try Omikuji.
Put 100yen in to offertory box and shake the Omikuji box and take one stick. On the stick, there is a number, so open a same number drawer.