Matsuchiyama Shoden Temple, Asakusa, Tokyo. ©
Temples and Shrines, Tokyo

Matsuchiyama Shoten Temple

Matsuchiyama Shoten is a buddhist temple, located near the Sumida River in Asakusa, Tokyo. The temple is a part of the larger Senso-ji temple which it is located nearby. It is however believed to predate Senso-ji by around 50 years. Matsuchiyama Shoten is famous for something a little unusual, namely it’s many pictures and carvings …