The Two Buddhas is a gilt bronze seated image of two bodhisattvas erected in 1687 in the precincts of Sensoji Temple. It is a representative Buddha image of the early Edo period and is worshipped under the Name of “Wet Buddha”.

The seated gilt bronze statue of Kannon Bosatsu is on the right and the seated gilt bronze statue of Seishi Bosatsu is on the left.

Zenbe Takase of Okubo Village in Tatebayashi, Ueno Province (present-day Gunma Prefecture), built the statues of Kannon Bosatsu and Seishi Bosatsu (Goddesses of Mercy) to honor the memory of his former master, Zenzaburo, and for the prosperity of his descendants, thanks to a favor he received from the Narui family, rice dealers, to whom he used to work.

Two Buddhas Senso ji Asakusa
Two Buddhas Senso ji Asakusa


NameTwo Buddhas
HoursAll day visit
ClosedOpen all year round
FeeAdmission is free.
Address2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo (in the precincts of Senso-ji Temple)
Telephone03-3842-0181(Sensoji Temple)

Access Options

  • 3 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Ginza Line,ToeiAsakusa Line andTobu Isesaki Line
  • About 10 minutes on foot from Asakusa Station on the Tsukuba Express Line

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