Asakusa Shrine is built in the gongen-zukuri style, a complex of three buildings forming an H, with a common roof. This is the Haiden, the “hall of worship” or oratory, a building used for ceremonies and for worshiping the shrine’s kami.
Behind the two Zuijin guardians, I caught a glimpse of the Haiden, the main sanctuary, the most sacred building at a Shinto shrine:
Asakusa Shrine Haiden, Tokyo
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: Yamada Denki LABI Akihabara