Kaminarimon


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Overview

The Kaminarimon (雷門, "Thunder Gate") is the outer of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the Sensō-ji (the inner being the Hōzōmon) in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. The gate, with its lantern and statues, is popular with tourists. It stands 11.7 m tall, 11.4 m wide and covers an area of 69.3 m2. The first gate was built in 941, but the current gate dates from 1960, after the previous gate was destroyed in a fire in 1865.

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・ Monuments & Memorials in Tokyo
Details
Spot:
Kaminarimon
Local Name:
雷門
Station:
Asakusa Station
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Spot Info

Spot:
Kaminarimon
Address:
Tokyo, Japan
Access:
  • Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
    mins from Asakusa Station
    3

  • Toei Asakusa Line
    mins from Asakusa Station
    3

  • Tobu Isezaki Line
    mins from Asakusa Station
    3

  • Tsukuba Express
    mins from Asakusa Station
    6

  • Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
    mins from Tawaramachi Station
    6

  • Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
    mins from Asakusa Station
    3

  • Toei Asakusa Line
    mins from Asakusa Station
    3

  • Tobu Isezaki Line
    mins from Asakusa Station
    3

  • Tsukuba Express
    mins from Asakusa Station
    6

  • Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
    mins from Tawaramachi Station
    6

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