I went to Sensoji Temple in Asakusa at 8am to get there before the crowds and I made it just in time–as I was leaving hordes of people were showing up. None of the shops were open either, so I didn’t get a necklace like I wanted to replace the one that I lost years ago. Some of the food stalls were open, but it all seemed very standard so I didn’t get anything there.

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I never got used to the sound of people THROWING their coins into the box in front of the temple.

Tokyo 1 254There were incense burning at the main entrances of the buildings.

Tokyo 1 259There were some coy fish in the river as well.Tokyo 1 263And some general pictures:

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