The Five-storied Pagoda of Senso-ji 

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The Five-storied Pagoda was built in 942 along with the Main Hall by military commander Taira no Kinmasa. Along with the other buildings, it has been successively lost to fire and subsequently reconstructed.

浅草寺の五重塔は、天慶5年(942)平公雅(たいらのきんまさ)が本堂と共に建立したのを初めとして、その後数度倒壊、炎上に遭ったが、その都度再建された。

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Tsuru on July 8, 2013

Hi Cri

Thank you for all your warm words. I'm pleased by your comments!

ヽ(´ー`)ノHave a nice day~♫

Transit_PO on October 3, 2013

This night picture strives for perfection :)! L&F! Greetings!

Tsuru on October 4, 2013

Hi Transit_PO

Many tourists visit the Asakusa Sensoji Temple.

Thank you very mach! ...Greeting Tsuru.ヽ(´ー`)ノ

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Photo taken in 2 Chome-3 Asakusa, Taito, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Uploaded on January 26, 2013
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    • Camera: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-5
    • Taken on 2012/09/16 18:34:48
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    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -0.30 EV
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