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Nature of Miyama. Japan, Miyajima-Shrine, Kyoto Copyright: Tanmay Biswas

Pilgrimage to sacred places in Japan, including temples and holy mountains, is important in both the Buddhist and Shinto religions.

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Mount Fuji and tea plantation, Japan. A tea plantation is on my wish list for my next trip to Japan, no idea how to organise it though without speaking Japanese

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such a lovely, soberingingly soft peace So like my grandma's house. I can feel the damp air, mist & rain.

Pez Koi- Representa la abundancia, colocar una representación de ellos en el Sureste atraerá la riqueza al hogar y a los negocios. Feng Shui

Japanese Carp Streamers, Koinobori 鯉のぼり flown to celebrate children's day. Way back in the day how many carp were flying outside a house celebrated how many male children were in the family.

Katsura Imperial Villa, Kyoto, Japan

The Katsura Imperial Villa is in the western location of Katsuragawa who got away from the center of town in Kyoto. The total area is about square meters

東大寺(東大寺) Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan

Tōdai-ji, is a Buddhist temple complex, that was once one of the powerful Seven Great Temples, located in the city of Nara, Japan

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(Wisteria Bridge, Kyoto, Japan) Well, Bennett and Rieder Bennett how did we miss this? Guess we'll have to start planning a second trip including a pit stop in Kyoto ;


イチョウ吹雪の画像(写真) Ginko leaves blowing in the wind at Zensan Temple, Nagano, Japan. Magical autumn in Nagano.

Priest of the Meiji era.

Lantern-slide image of Hieizan Enryakuji temple at Mount Hiei, Kyoto, ca. attributed to Kozaburo Tamura and published by T. Takagi of Kobe, Japan. The color in the image was added later and may not be accurate.