The Kaminarimon (雷門“Thunder Gate”) is the outer of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the Sensō-ji (the inner being the Hōzōmon) in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. The gate, with its lantern and statues, is popular with tourists. It stands 11.7 m tall, 11.4 m wide and covers an area of 69.3 m2. the first gate was built in 941, but the current gate dates from 1960, after the previous gate was destroyed in a fire in 1865.
The Hōzōmon (宝蔵門, “Treasure-House Gate”) is the inner of two large entrance gates that ultimately leads to the Sensō-ji . A two-story gate (nijūmon), the Hōzōmon’s second story houses many of the Sensō-ji’s treasures. The first story houses two statues, three lanterns and two large sandals. It stands 22.7 metres (74 ft) tall, 21 metres (69 ft) wide, and 8 metres (26 ft) deep.