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Asakusa Sensoji Temple Kaminarimon Top Chochin

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Adachi@ MaDeLa

Apr 21 ,2018

Tarou:"Wow, so beautiful..."

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"Tarou:""Is this the top chochin? ""
Yumi:""Yes, this is the Asakusa Sensoji Temple Kaminarimon Top Chochin which is 3.9 meters high, 3.3 meters in diameter and with the weight of about 700 kilograms."""

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"Yumi:""How do you feel when you see it by your own eyes?""
Tarou:""Amazing! Not only for its vigour, but also for its simple and neat style!"""

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"Tarou:""The metal parts under the chochin are also very nice...""
Yumi:""Yeah, it's full of artistic feeling."""

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"Tarou:""The base of chochin is also carved with a dragon?""
Yumi:""Yes, it is the favorite work of Watanabe Souun, an engraver came from Asakusa"""

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"Yumi:""However, these are all donated by the founder of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (now Panasonic Co., Ltd.), Mr. Matsushita Kounosuke.""
Tarou:""I didn't think so at all..."""

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"Tarou:""That is to say, such beautiful scenery is not taken for granted.""
Yumi:""Yes indeed, let's show our appreciation."""

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