View from Tokyo's Sensoji Temple

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 11 January 2018
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Sensoji Temple is the oldest temple and arguably most important Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 645 CE, the temple is dedicated to the Bodhisattva Kannon. Sensoji Temple receives over 30 million visitors annually, making it among the most-visited spiritual sites in the world.

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 11). View from Tokyo's Sensoji Temple. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7878/view-from-tokyos-sensoji-temple/

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Wiener, James Blake. "View from Tokyo's Sensoji Temple." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7878/view-from-tokyos-sensoji-temple/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "View from Tokyo's Sensoji Temple." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Jan 2018. Web. 23 Oct 2021.