(Received in May, 2012)
Asakusa (浅草?) is a district in Taitō, Tokyo, Japan, most famous for the Sensō-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. There are several other temples in Asakusa, as well as various festivals.
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 and
area of 69.3 m2.