Senso-ji (Asakusa Kannon). Asakusa,Tokyo, Japan

Located in Asakusa is the beautiful Senso-ji, founded in 628, it is the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. Also known as the Asakusa Kannon, the temple complex is dedicated to the Buddhist godess of mercy. To get to the temple you can catch the subway to Asakusa and then head to the centuries old shopping street of Nakamise-dori.

Nakamise-dori

Nakamise-dori is a colourful gauntlet of charming little traditional Japanese gift shops that one passes through to get into the temple grounds.

Thunder gate

Pagoda