Private Tour - Get to know the secret of Asakusa! Shrine and Temple Tour

There are many temples and shrines with a long history and interesting characteristics in Asakusa where the common culture of Edo flourished. It was believed that since the seven disasters would be eliminated by visiting shrines where the seven gods enshrined, and visitors would receive seven happiness.
Even in Japan today, visiting temples and shrines is a secret boom. At each shrine, you can get a red stamp as a sign of worship, so you can enjoy collecting red stamps. This attractiveness has become popular and is attracting the attention of young people.
In this tour, you will go around Asakusa and visit seven shrines. You can see not only the Sensoji but also the quiet and calm city!
* Duration: 5 to 6 hours
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Private & Custom Tours >> Private Sightseeing Tours




There are many temples and shrines with a long history and interesting characteristics in Asakusa where the common culture of Edo flourished. It was believed that since the seven disasters would be eliminated by visiting shrines where the seven gods enshrined, and visitors would receive seven happiness.
Even in Japan today, visiting temples and shrines is a secret boom. At each shrine, you can get a red stamp as a sign of worship, so you can enjoy collecting red stamps. This attractiveness has become popular and is attracting the attention of young people.
In this tour, you will go around Asakusa and visit seven shrines. You can see not only the Sensoji but also the quiet and calm city!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Honryuin Matsuchiyama Shoden, 7-4-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Matsuchiyama Shoden: This is a temple famous for health, good relations, and marital relations, and represents the prosperous business. Of the seven deities of good fortune, “Bishamonten”, the god that gives good fortune and courage, is enshrined.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Imado Shrine, 1-5-22 Imado, Taito 111-0024 Tokyo Prefecture

Imado Shrine: This shrine is famous as the birthplace of Maneki Neko, and there are Maneki Neko everywhere! It is a shrine where many female worshipers have the luck of marriage. Among the seven deities of good fortune, the deity of good luck, property and health, “Fukurokuju” is enshrined.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hashiba Fudoson, 2-chōme-14-19 Hashiba, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0023, Japan

Hashibafudo-son: A small, simple temple where you can feel the beauty of the architectural style of the Edo period. Among the seven deities of good fortune, “Hotei-son”, the deity of good fortune and good luck, is enshrined.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 梅月, 4-chōme-27-12 Senzoku, Taito City, Tokyo 111-0031, Japan

Baigetsu: All the customers repeat to eat soba noodles here. It is a Soba restaurant, which has a traditional atmosphere loved by locals. In addition to soba, there are udon and rice bowls. Enjoy a Japanese meal.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Yoshiwara Shrine, 3-20-2 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031 Tokyo Prefecture

Yoshiwara Shrine: This is the only female god of the seven deities, that enshrines “Benzaiten”. It is said to fulfill various wishes of women and is said to have particularly the luck for art and marriage.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Otori Shrine, 3-18-7 Senzoku, Taito 111-0031 Tokyo Prefecture

Otori Shrine: This is a shrine with a gorgeous and large rake, which is famous for holding the “Rooster Market” where the lucky rakes are sold. The symbol is the mask used in Japanese Noh, “Okame-san”. Let’s stroke the giant turtle! Among the seven deities of good fortune, the God of good health and longevity, the “Jurojin,” is enshrined.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Asakusa Shrine, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Asakusa Shrine: Asakusa Shrine, which has a deep relationship with the famous sightseeing spot “Sensoji Temple”, is dedicated to “Ebisu,” which is one of the seven lucky deities of good fortune and good luck. This is the shrine that holds the three major festivals in Tokyo.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Senso-ji Temple, 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Sensoji Temple: It is the oldest temple in Tokyo with a large red lantern that is a symbol of Asakusa. The beautiful vermillion landscape is spectacular and has become a famous tourist spot that most tourists visit here. On Nakamise-Dori, which leads to the main shrine, many souvenirs unique to Japan are on sale! Among the seven deities of good fortune, Daikokuten is enshrined at Sensoji Temple.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Nakamise Shopping Street (Kaminarimon), 2-3-1, Asakusa, Taito 111-0032 Tokyo Prefecture

Asakusa Nakamise Shopping Street: Let’s walk the Nakamise Shopping Street, which is the busiest area in Asakusa. We will guide you through the recommended shops where you can buy souvenirs and eat famous local foods. Don’t forget to take a photo near the Kaminarimon gate as well!

Duration: 20 minutes