asakusa-senso-ji-1945

Honzan Higashihongan-ji Temple 東本願寺, taken when Tokyo was still a wasteland, on September 28, 1945. In this photo, Senso-ji is 1 kilometer to the northeast, off-screen from the middle-right of the photo.

See: Asakusa, Street of Shame (1956) 赤線地帯

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