Kaminarimon Gate

(雷門)
Monument / Landmark and Buddhist Temple
浅草, 東京
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  • Khaula R.
    "many souvenirs"(5 Tips)
    Azahara G.
    "You can find food stores with typical japanese sweets, food"(4 Tips)
    welovetaito
    "its big red lantern and 2 statues of God of Thunder and God of Wind"(3 Tips)
    Jamie K.
    "kimonos for tourist"(4 Tips)
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  • Khaula R.
    Khaula RNovember 19, 2016
    One of the gates to Sensoji temple. To reach the temple, you will pass by Nakamise st., a traditional shopping street that offers many souvenirs, Kimonos & sweets.. *you will spot many wearing Kimonos
  • Jamie K.
    Jamie KohNovember 2, 2016
    The lantern is huge! There's a stretch of stalls selling souvenirs, renting kimonos for tourist to try them out. It's a must to try the melon bun! They sell them while it's hot!
  • Harrison J.
    Most beautiful at night time, best walk to senso-ji, just outside asakusa station, a must visit and must photograph! ⛩📷🏮
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Harumi U.
    Harumi UNovember 13, 2014
    If you are in "shitamachi" area of Tokyo, this is a must. You enter the gate, walk though a street full of shops, see a smoky tripod (get some smoke on you) and then pray!
  • Zara
    ZaraFebruary 5, 2015
    It's always crowded here, but the shopping street is lovely. Get some traditional Japanese sweets here. Try the fortunes! Inside of the temple sometimes closed for private ceremonies.
  • Martin S.
    Martin StahlOctober 9, 2014
    After your Buddhist experience go-to the Sake Bar "Daimasu" (half way on the right on your way back just on the corner of the arcade) Checkout their tasting menu! (you may smoke inside)
  • Terry W.
    Terry WongMay 15, 2016
    good to visit there, the area is so peaceful and full of local food to try. don't forget to have a fortune sticky draw, it tells your future
  • Maia W.
    Maia WailanaDecember 18, 2013
    best days to go here is during the week and go early to avoid the crowd.
  • Elise ❥.
    Elise ❥December 31, 2016
    Definitely the place for Japanese shopping. You can find souvenirs, kimonos, knives, swords and more. Heaps of Japanese sweets too.
  • welovetaito
    welovetaitoOctober 26, 2011
    It is the outer of two large entrance gates to the Sensō-ji in Asakusa. The gate, with its big red lantern and 2 statues of God of Thunder and God of Wind, is popular with tourists.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MunnsFebruary 12, 2016
    Really fantastic to see this representation of old Tokyo and Japanese culture. Was crowded and the shops in front were packed, even early.
  • Bruce G.
    Bruce GarberOctober 23, 2015
    Great photo opportunities by day and night. Shopping is a plus as well depending what you are looking for.
  • Jon P.
    Jon PressmanJanuary 1, 2016
    Huge but orderly crowds on New Year's Day. A must do. Beautiful shrine. Fun to get your fortune told.
  • Jack L.
    Jack LiuDecember 25, 2016
    So many shops! Make sure to check out the bank sides and side streets
  • Julia M.
    Julia MonahanMarch 13, 2014
    we went a little after sunset. the pagoda and temple are lit up wonderfully and not a lot of people around.
  • Shannon C.
    Shannon ChowSeptember 15, 2014
    Lovely view of the Skytree and a great place to visit. The temple closes around early evening.
  • Robert L.
    Robert LuNovember 28, 2015
    I almost don't remember all the image that I came here 10 years ago. The surrounding area changes a lot. Maybe it's because of I plan for the visit this time.
  • Yuen Haw
    Yuen HawJune 11
    Get here earlier in the morning or during the night to take photos with less of a crowd in it.
  • eyeont
    eyeontOctober 13, 2011
    Worth to see and feel this gate and Soseji Temple including the shopping around this area. Don't missed.
  • Karissa D.
    Karissa DurlerApril 3, 2016
    Lots of neat little places to shop around here. Really cool!
  • Adibah U.
    Adibah UlfahDecember 20, 2015
    You can find cheap souvenirs here. Nice place fr sightseeing.
  • Azahara G.
    Azahara GómezAugust 9, 2015
    You can find food stores with typical japanese sweets, food
  • Zeynep Ece B.
    Zeynep Ece BilgeOctober 5, 2014
    Beautiful landmark. Must see the temple and shops in its surroundings.
  • Nicole
    NicoleJune 15, 2015
    There's a small Shinto shrine to the right of the main Buddhist temple.
  • Melissa D.
    Melissa DagdaganDecember 29, 2016
    Come at night to avoid the crowds!
  • Sophia S.
    Sophia Simon-BashallSeptember 2, 2016
    THUNDER GATE! take pictures, but be mindful of others!
  • Jason Y.
    Jason YapDecember 1, 2014
    Nice tourist spot and souvenirs soup
  • Ariel A.
    Ariel AngeloDecember 21, 2012
    try the fortune stick. inside the temple.
  • Jones
    JonesAugust 8, 2014
    This place is a must-see for every tourist coming to Tokyo. Get one of those Japanese sweets that are sold here.
  • hussein s.
    hussein sJune 16, 2015
    Nice tourists spot: shopping, visit, history, faith, buddhism
  • Will P.
    Will PhiferJanuary 31
    Classic gate of the Senso-Ji Temple
  • Mike H.
    Mike Hughes3 days ago
    Great, just don't go on a weekend. It's gets insanely busy and parts of the temple are closed to tourists
  • Jess K.
    Jess KonoSeptember 7, 2015
    Definitely a must do in Tokyo. Culture, festive and loads of fun
  • Hampus A.
    Hampus AnderssonNovember 27, 2014
    The giant lantern looks amazing.
  • Amizyo H.
    Amizyo HairieMarch 23, 2015
    It's beautiful at night when all the shops have closed.
  • Faisal M.
    Faisal MajidAugust 2, 2014
    Nice place to view how Japanese shop for their groceries.
  • September R.
    September RomanFebruary 13, 2016
    The street side is a choke point opens you to all the vendors hocking their wares, whether that be rides, food, or religion. Enter quickly to check out the tourist shops on the walk to the temple.
    Downvoted Jun 11
  • Meredith P.
    Meredith PeruzziSeptember 2, 2011
    Enjoy the shopping arcades between the gate and the Senso-ji Temple.
  • Don D.
    Don DeedoMay 20, 2014
    Talking of Tokyo history .. Need to visit this place
  • Fiona T.
    Fiona ToNovember 26, 2015
    Good location and good service
  • Seng Hoong
    Seng HoongMarch 28
    crowded as always 😀
  • sto m.
    sto mkvMay 4, 2013
    Japanese KAMINARI-MON!!!!
  • Tomoki
    TomokiNovember 2, 2014
    Nice fall:)
  • 亜米利加
    亜米利加October 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The heart of downtown Tokyo.
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    OngAndrew 翁April 21, 2015
    Beautiful spot
  • Chul-Woo L.
    Chul-Woo LeeNovember 7, 2014
    old and new together!
  • Nick S.
    Nick SaretzkyJanuary 25, 2016
    Selfie central
  • Bhudit E.
    Crowd people!!
  • saaaachii
    saaaachiiMay 29, 2014
    正しくは風雷神門と言い、正面から見て右に風神、左に雷神が祀られています。 1866年の火災で焼失し、100年近くそのままになっていましたが、1960年現在のパナソニック•松下電器産業の創設者、松下幸之助氏が病気だった頃に浅草寺にお参りし、治ったためそのお礼として門、提灯を寄進し、雷門が完成しました。
  • Los Viajes d.
    Los Viajes de PituAugust 30, 2016
    La puerta principal al templo Sensoji. Siempre está lleno de gente y puede ser un poco incómodo con las tiendas a su espalda.
  • HyunSoo C.
    HyunSoo ChoJune 10, 2014
    아사쿠라역 근처에 위치한 사찰인 센소지. 사찰사찰이지만 일본전통시장인 나까미세는 볼거리 군것질거리가 많다. 전병이나 양갱, 그리고 모찌들이 주된 군것질거리.
  • Carlos Á.
    Puerta de entrada a un lugar increíble que acaba en el templo de Asakusa. Maravilloso.
  • Sang-uk B.
    인력거를 타고 싶다면, 이곳에서 찾아볼 수 있습니다.
  • kenjin
    kenjinDecember 25, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    提灯を下からのぞくと竜の彫り物をみることができます。通行人に蹴飛ばされないよう… 邪魔にならないよう見てみましょう。
  • Chang Gi K.
    Chang Gi KimSeptember 9, 2015
    한국과는 차이가 많이 나는 절입니다.
  • Fuyuhiko T.
    Fuyuhiko TakayaMay 14, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    三社祭の時は提灯がペチャンコになります。
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • honoka い.
    honoka いちごMarch 16, 2014
    すごい人だす、近くに亀十という和菓子屋のどら焼きは最高!
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Viola R.
    Viola RosaiDecember 31, 2015
    Il lanternone rosso! Simbolo del quartiere di Asakusa ^^
  • Alvaro O.
    Alvaro OntiverosApril 5, 2016
    Muy concurrido, más en los días de equinoccio
  • kenjin
    kenjinDecember 25, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    三社祭の時はみこしが通るためたたまれます。
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Ikuyo K.
    Ikuyo KonoDecember 13, 2014
    雷門近くの、『舟和』さんのようかんがオススメです‼︎お日持ち翌日までと短めです。
  • Minjung S.
    Minjung SonJune 29, 2015
    당연한 거지만 입구쪽 보다는 안쪽의 가게들이 더 저렴해요 똑같은 열쇠고리인데 가격이 200엔이나 차이나는!
  • Hiroto O.
    Hiroto OkadaJune 4, 2015
    Si vienes a Tokio, primero debe ir más!  Read more
  • KATANA N.
    KATANA NAFebruary 21
    屋台が多い。人が多い。ヘップ前的な感じで待ち合わせ場所に使われるんやろうなってイメージ
  • Jay L.
    Jay LeeDecember 10, 2014
    센소지 입구! 여기가 바로 아사쿠사!
  • Juan E.
    Juan EstebanSeptember 26, 2015
    Muy bonito.
  • ジンジン😋🍖
    ジンジン😋🍖August 10, 2014
    正式名称は風雷神門提灯の寄贈は、なんとパナソニック創業者の松下幸之助です。
  • 秋 水.
    秋 水音October 8, 2015
    今年の夏、初雷門でした。めっちゃ感動した。めっちゃ人いた (°艸°)← 雷門見たかったから大満足でした。
  • ミユキッス
    ミユキッスSeptember 24, 2016
    日中よりも日が暮れてからの方が風情はある。それでも人通りは有るけれど。
  • Aki S.
    Aki SuberMarch 19
    雷門前はいつでも混んでいて、時間は関係ありません。そのため、人力車引きも多くたむろしています。
  • kenjin
    kenjinDecember 27, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    補修時はシートに書かれた絵になっていました。
  • Soojin L.
    Soojin LeeFebruary 6, 2016
    크고 화려하나 압도하는 느낌이 없네
  • Takao Y.
    Takao YoshizawaNovember 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    2013年11月18日。10年ぶりに提灯が新調されました。
  • linesword
    lineswordJanuary 5, 2016
    お帰りの際は、ちかくにある天ぷらの天定もしくは雷おこしのときわ堂へ
  • 井上 英.
    井上 英樹May 6, 2016
    年がら年中まつりみたいな雰囲気大好き❗️😁👍✨🏮🏮🏮
  • HAL_J は.
    現在雷門にある大提灯は1960年に松下電器産業(現パナソニック)の創設者、松下幸之助が寄進した物。
  • youuki s.
    youuki satohJanuary 1, 2015
    下町の情緒がギュッと詰まった場所‼️
  • Kosuke H.
    Kosuke HoriFebruary 21, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    火災で焼失して昭和35年に立て直されるまで95年もの間存在しなかったそうですよ。
  • 井上 英.
    井上 英樹May 9, 2016
    年がら年中まつりみたいな雰囲気❗️😁👍✨🏮
  • Koji K.
    Koji KitagawaMarch 21, 2015
    浅草の待ち合わせ場所には最適。
  • hiyoko72 Ч.
    人混みで記念写真撮るのも一苦労σ(^_^;)
  • Yoshikatsu M.
    Yoshikatsu MatsuJanuary 3, 2015
    老舗の名店が多くて土産選びに迷います。
  • Yuri S.
    Yuri ShindoJanuary 9, 2015
    浅草と行ったらやはり、ここ!人力車の客引きがすごいです
  • Hijiri K.
    Hijiri KouyaJuly 10, 2013
    四万六千日、来れました!
  • Wei Zhao T.
    Wei Zhao TeeDecember 29, 2015
    Tokyo浅草寺😘😘
  • Nobuaki T.
    Nobuaki TakaiJanuary 2, 2016
    毎年恒例の早朝初詣。
  • Ikuyo K.
    Ikuyo KonoNovember 24, 2014
    舟和さんのようかん美味しいです♡
  • kosuke t.
    kosuke tamadaMay 1, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    雷門の仲見世通りは、夜のライトアップが美しいです。
  • Yoko S.
    Yoko SaitoJuly 3, 2013
    浅草で待ち合わせならここがオススメ!
  • あるまじろ M.
    あるまじろ Marcella224February 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    向かって右が口開けてるからあ、左がうん、なんですよね?
  • Nora
    NoraNovember 28, 2015
    Must visit 👍🏼
  • _ ま.
    _ まりぼうNovember 8, 2015
    浅草!!!!!!!れ
  • Culun
    CulunApril 6, 2012
    やっぱり名所だからいつでも混んでる
  • 牧尾 和.
    牧尾 和幸October 3, 2013
    いや〜凄い人です。不況知らず知らず知らずって感じ
  • Navera B.
    Navera BondaSeptember 19, 2011
    大きな提灯は松下幸之助の寄進。
  • Attan
    AttanJanuary 9, 2014
    きれいになったなぁ~。
  • とら 金.
    とら 金森July 10, 2011
    雷門です。 どーん!
  • Yoriko U.
    Yoriko UedaFebruary 19, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    夜の伝法院通りはライトアップされてて素敵。
  • TAKETAKO
    TAKETAKOJune 12, 2011
    photogenic spot 今日も混んでる
  • aco r.
    aco remFebruary 7, 2010
    食べ歩きが禁止なんですね。
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