≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Sensoji Temple
Temple representing Tokyo where about 30 million people a year visit
【Number of visitors on January 1st – 3rd】About 2.85 million people
【Divine Favor】Achievement of various wishes
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.
Amongst the many Buddhas, Bodhisattva Kannon is known as the most compassionate, relieving beings of their suffering and responding to prayers with great benevolence.
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|Event Name||≪Popular spots of the first prayer of the new year≫ Sensoji Temple|
|Dates||December 31, 2016 – January 31, 2017|
|Note||※ Only on January 1st to January 7th, there is a divine favor of matchmaking (marriage), academic advancement, better fortune “Aizenhoukyu” (3000 yen) and a card that gets luck and wards off evils “Kaiun Yakujofuda” (500 yen) Will be sold.
※ There is the fortunetelling slip (Omikuji) in English.
|Open Hours||In the New Year’s week, opening time differs from normal.
|Address||2-3-1 asakusa taitou-ku Tokyo|