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These are sugi, Japanese cedar trees. Said to number over 14,000, they...
Path to Futaarasan
This is the path from the Toshogu shrine to the Futaarasan shrine. It's...
A ceremonial sword measuring at least ten feet in length
Ginny in the rain
Me posing in front of the shrine to the shinto god of happiness.
The sacred bridge of Nikko was built in 1636, and traditiona
The Shinkyo 2
A close up of the bridge. The gold caps are called giboshi and are meant to...
Climbing the stairs to reach the shrines
Mountains of Nikko
ng view from the top of the mountain just before you reach the...
A statue of the high priest who founded Nikko back in 766
The enormous Buddhist temple in Nikko houses three statues of buddhas covered...
Rinno-ji Temple 2
The front view of the temple
Rinno-ji Temple 3
Another hall in Rinno-ji, where they sell various souveniers and holy items....
Path to Futaarasan 2
On a sunny day
Path to Futaarasan 3
Toshogu shrine as seen from the path
Do-torii of Futaraasan shrine
The entrance to the shrine, made of copper
These are drums of sake donated to the shrine by sake breweries who use the...
The famous shrine against a backdrop of cedar trees
Just a pretty picture
Stable at Toshogu Shrine
This is the stable at the shrine where the sacred white horse is...
Sacred white horse
I know it's blurry, but this is the sacred horse of the shrine. It was a...
One of the small buildings (maybe for storage?) in front of the main gate
Toshogu shrine 2
Another small building in front of the gate
Toshogu shrine - Yomei Mon
The entrance gate to the shrine was built in the Edo era by 130,000 craftsmen.
Toshogu shrine - Yomei Mon 2
Close-up of the gate. The blue plaque bears the alias of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the...
Toshogu shrine - Yomei Mon 3
Side view of the gate
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article published 10/8/2005
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Very pretty photos
Hello again, as I have said it previously, its camera has luck to have to its eyes and their hands to its side. Photos have enchanted me mainly in which it shows the Japanese architecture, simply very beautiful. Thanks to show these enchantments, and by the way you it does not remain back, she is one very pretty young lady. Until soon.
, January 30, 2006
this is wonderful
What a wonderful set of pictures. You show real talent in this area!
, October 10, 2005
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