Asakusa and Tokyo on this issue, the spiritual heart of the impressive Edo-Tokyo museum, the Buddhist temple. Before Tokyo a Dec 7. built in the XVII century, even Edo, mercy, golden statue of Kannon, the goddess, according to legend, she pulled out simudagawa nearby, two local fishermen by the brothers home. Despite the efforts of the river, where they found her rotation Kannon, the statue continued to find the path to return to them. Later, a temple was built as the home of the goddess. Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo Japan and hundreds of tourists from tourist attractions and just accept everyone in the everyday world and is visited by worshippers.
From the subway station of Tokyo, Edo-Tokyo museum (“Thunder Gate”) is filled with Kiminarimon. The patron deity of wind and thunder, a magnificent structure that holds two: Fuijin, the God, right, and Raijin, God, on the left. Enter the temple of the gods who keep this wild and oversee a floor safe.
Once in the door, you will come to Nakamise dori. This shopping street, located around the actual temple, has its own history,. The pilgrims who visited the stalls selling goods to hundreds of owners and their temple is a living part of an annual tradition.
17. received in the end of the century who serve the visitors to the temple and Edo-Tokyo museum, neighbors along the approach to the temple was rewarded with a special right granting to open a shop to sell their goods.
This government Tokyo Metropolitan Edo-Tokyo museum when they took control of the lands that belong to 1885, and continued until, let alone order all Nakamise merchants and Western-style brick shops, built the same year per Nakamese modern leader.
Tourist trinkets today as folding fans, yukata and traditional Japanese clothing, including kimono, you can find everything from local snack foods. An hour away to pick up a souvenir or two before entering the main floor of the temple, ranging from 200 meters, Nakamise-dori is the perfect place to.
Buzzes with accents from all over the world at the click of cameras and the main territory. Travelers and locals mix on the temple grounds, mission combines to offer their respect. You 100 yen (omikuji is a fortune written on a small piece of paper will buy. Put money in the honor box and a small cylinder to fill with numbers written on them with a stick. The stick falls out and fill the cylinder with the incoming number until you get a fortune out of a drawer. The wind can be distribute to bad luck so if your luck is bad, if nearby paper tie on a string.
The courtyard in front of the temple incense is an alternative to the central place. Here are usually Fanning incense smoke on themselves, you’ll see a group of the visitor. Incense is believed to have healing powers, therefore fanning the smoke on there is will help to heal disease. Headache, suffer from a bit of a fan of smoke over your head.
Kannon Hall is still the main temple, houses a golden statue 6 inches tall and a little can be viewed by the public. Forward a step to throw some money in the quote box sits in front of the alter, take a step back, put your hands together, and bow hunting. This is standard practice in a temple Bhuddist predatory.
5 story (53 meter) pagoda and forming a part of the front left of the temple is to. The original pagoda was built on the same ground in 1973, a restructuring. This is the largest Pagoda in Tokyo there.
World War II air raids and was destroyed by the earthquake, Tokyo Tower, rebuild and re-built, and has been from time to time. In the Bhuddist community and the general public an indication of the importance it holds. The chaotic lifestyle of centuries old values and traditions in a commemoration of carrying today’s Tokyo, Edo-Tokyo museum, despite warring nations and new technology, some things will always remain steadying is a reminder.