|Oldest temple in Japan|
|Very popular tourist site|
Sensō-ji is an ancient Buddhist temple located in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. It is Tokyo's oldest temple, and one of its most significant. Formerly associated with the Tendai sect of Buddhism, it became independent after World War II. Adjacent to the temple is a Shinto shrine, the Asakusa, It is typical to see a Buddhist temple and a Shinto shrine very close to each other.