Friday, October 30, 2015

““The entrance to Senso-ji Temple is not unlike the exit...



""The entrance to Senso-ji Temple is not unlike the exit of a Disney World ride," writes @stephanierosenbloom, who traveled to Tokyo solo for a @nytimestravel story. Through Kaminarimon Gate, beneath the enormous red lantern, past the wooden statues of the Buddhist gods of thunder and wind, the processional road to the temple is lined with stalls selling key chains, plastic Kabuki masks, and kimonos. Smoke from incense rises as you approach the main hall — which was originally built in 628, then destroyed by fires and World War II — and rebuilt in 1958. @kevinmiyazaki photographed the #Sensoji Temple and other #Tokyo attractions for @nytimestravel. #浅草寺" By nytimes on Instagram.



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