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毘沙門堂門跡 Bishamondo Temple 20140227-4

毘沙門堂門跡 Bishamondo Temple 20140227-4

Medieval Japanese architecture- calling Shiro :) - Civilization Fanatics' Forums

We have seen before an emphasis on height in religious structures. We can observe in the five storied pagoda how form encourages a connection to the cosmos and the "larger universe"

The details of Karamon gate in Encho-ji, Kamakura, Japan. The karamon or karakado (唐門 lit. Chinese gate?) is a type of gate seen in Japanese architecture. It is characterized by the usage of karahafu, an undulating bargeboard peculiar to Japan. Karamon are often used at the entrances of Japanese castles, Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, and have historically been a symbol of authority.

Image The details of Karamon gate in Encho-ji, Kamakura, Japan. Karamon are often used at the entrances of Japanese castles, Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, and have historically been a symbol of authority.

Tokugawa Leyasu, the first of the Tokugawa shoguns - Japan #Japan #Travel…

A spectacular Shinto Shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate who died in The richly decorated gate is called "higurashi-no-mon," meaning that one could look at it until sundown

Amazing Matsumoto Castle is one of the most Complete and Beautiful among Japan's original castles   |  19 Reasons to Love Japan, an Unforgettable Travel Destination

19 Reasons to Love Japanan an Unforgettable Travel Destination

Amazing Matsumoto Castle is one of the most Complete and Beautiful among Japan's original castles 19 Reasons to Love Japan, an Unforgettable Travel Destination

Uni-Ikura-Don. Sea urchin and salmon caviar over rice. #JapaneseFood #SeaUrchin #Ikura

Uni-Ikura-Don. Sea urchin and salmon caviar over rice. if u already got some fresh raw sea-urchins, raw salmon eggs+cod seconds fix & eats

Japanese umbrella and Bamboo lantern, Yamaga, Kumamoto, Japan

“Coalescence of bamboo lanterns and umbrellas”. Text and photography by Leo’s on photohito

Things to do in Kyoto, Japan | Fushimi Inari Shrine | Kiyomizudera | Gion | Saiho-ji Moss Temple | Arashiyama bamboo Grove | Nijo Castle | Kimono Forest | Kyoto Tower | Kyoto Imperial Palace Park | Zen Rock Garden Ryoanji | Honganji Temples | Kyoto Railway Museum | Cherry Blossom Kyoto | Kyoto International Manga Museum

14 Things to do in Kyoto

Things to do in Kyoto, Japan | Fushimi Inari Shrine | Kiyomizudera | Gion | Saiho-ji Moss Temple | Arashiyama bamboo Grove | Nijo Castle | Kimono Forest | Kyoto Tower | Kyoto Imperial Palace Park | Zen Rock Garden Ryoanji | Honganji Temples | Kyoto Railway Museum | Cherry Blossom Kyoto | Kyoto International Manga Museum

PINTEREST.COM/CASTLES OF JAPAN | Japanese Temples, Shrines and Castles / Fushimi-Jo 伏見桃山城

PINTEREST.COM/CASTLES OF JAPAN | Japanese Temples, Shrines and Castles / Fushimi-Jo 伏見桃山城

Les sanctuaires sont à la fois des lieux de prières et de réjouissances où sont encore aujourd'hui pratiqués du théâtre nô, de la danse, de la lutte sumo, du tir à l'arc (kyūdō) et d'autres activités. Autrefois, on organisait aussi des courses de chevaux ou de bateaux. On pratiquait le bain en commun qui est une forme de rite collectif de communion avec la nature.Outre ces enceintes sacrées, où les fidèles viennent pratiquer leur culte,

L' architecture japonaise en 74 photos magnifiques

(Contrast) The orange and light blue parts of the temple create a contrast between the cool colors and warm colors, plus these colors are complementary.

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Image detail for -One of the holiest shrines in Iraq for Shia Muslims has been damaged .

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