Enjoy your Tokyo trip with the Seven Lucky Gods of Asakusa

The Seven Lucky Gods of Asakusa refer to nine gods enshrined at Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in Taito Ward and Arakawa Ward of Tokyo. Why don't you make a pilgrimage to these gods while you are here?

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Gods

Worshiping a Matchmaking God at Sensoji Temple (Taito, Tokyo)

Most people would come up with Izanagi (イザナギ) and Izanami (イザナミ) at Imado Shrine (今戸神社) when talking about matchmaking ...
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My Tokyo Tour: Walking from Tawaramachi Station to Yasaki Inari Shrine

The other day, I visited Yasaki Inari Shrine (矢先稲荷神社), which enshrines one of the Seven Lucky Gods of Asakusa. The s...
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Worshipping a Guardian God for Women at Sensoji Temple (Taito, Tokyo)

Sensoji Temple (浅草寺) in Taito Ward of Tokyo enshrines many Buddhas and gods besides Kannon, a bodhisattva of mercy. ...
Shrines and Temples

Shrines and Temples

This site features many Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in the Shitamachi area of Tokyo. This article lists all shrines and temples featured on this site.
Megurin

Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin

Megurin is a community bus operated by Taito Ward of Tokyo. As of September 2021, Megurin runs five routes in Taito Ward and partially in Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo. So Megurin lets you visit almost everywhere in Taito Ward.
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Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin South Route

Megurin South Route is a microbus featuring green and yellow. Starting from Ueno Station, it runs counterclockwise in the southern part of Taito Ward. Thus, you can visit typical of Taito Ward, such as Kappabashi Kitchen Town, Ueno, and Kuramae.
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Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin North Route (Negishi)

Megurin North Route (Negishi) runs counterclockwise in the northwestern part of Taito Ward, including Negishi, Uguisudani, Minowa, and Yoshiwara.
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Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin East-West Route (Uguisudani Station)

Starting from Taito Ward Office, Megurin East-West Route (Ueno Park) runs counterclockwise Ueno Station, Uguisudani Station, Yanaka, Sendagi, Nezu, Shinobazu Pond. After returning to Taito Ward Office once, it runs clockwise in Ueno, Kappabashi Kitchen Town, Asakusa, Kuramae, and Shin-Okachimachi.
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Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin East-West Route (Ueno Park)

Starting from Taito Ward Office, Megurin East-West Route (Ueno Park) runs counterclockwise Ueno Station, Ueno Park, Yanaka, Sendagi, Shinobazu Pond. After returning to Taito Ward Office once, it runs clockwise in Ueno, Kappabashi Kitchen Town, Asakusa, Kuramae, and Shin-Okachimachi.
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Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin North Route (Asakusa)

Megurin North Route (Asakusa) runs counterclockwise in the northeastern part of Taito Ward, including Asakusa, Imado, Minowa, and Yoshiwara.
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