Asakusa

The second day after our arrival we visited a budist tempel in Asakusa, Tokyo, named Senso-ji.

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You enter the temple via a huge gate, where we are standing in front.
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Entering the gate
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People waving their hands and faces in the insense smoke before the temple entrance to get good health
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View from the temple

At the temple you can have your fortune told. The procedure is like this: you have to take the metal box in your hands, make a wish, shake it until a straw comes out. On the straw you wil find a number in Japanese . With that, you look which little drawer has the same number and take the little paper. They say if you have bad fortune you shouldn’t be afraid, because you have the power in your hands to change the situation. So don’t be scared 😉

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Sanne drawing an o-mikuji stick to get her fortune told
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Sadly Sanne had bad luck
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Araldo did not much better, unfortunately
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A nice little garden adjacent to the temple

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A bunch of mini temples?
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The famous five story pagoda
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Cute wedding couple posing for the photographer
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