The Tokyo's oldest temple and a symbolic place of shitamachi in Tokyo. It was founded in 628. In the Edo-era (1603 - 1867), the shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu designated the temple as facility for government. It has valuable items such as painting on the ceiling or five-story tower.
From Tokyo Metro Asakusa Station Exit 1: 5 mins on foot
|Address||2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo|
|Admission||Free of charge|
|Open||6.30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (April - September: from 6:00 a.m.)|
|Closed||Open 365 days a year|