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May 24, 2006



Asakusa Shrine

(Japanese, Asakusa jinja) is a Shinto shrine next to the temple Sensō-ji in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. It is dedicated to the three men who established Sensō-ji. Two of them, fishermen named Hinokuma Hamanari and Hinokuma Takenari, found a statue of the bosatsu Kannon in the river Sumida in 628. The third, the village headman, Haji no Nakatomo, built the temple.

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