JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

*Be sure to wear a mask when traveling.

Karamon Gate 唐門 (National Treasure). Entrance to the Kannondo Temple. Said to have come from Toyotomi Hideyoshi's original mausoleum in Kyoto. From the Momoyama Period. Chikubushima, Nagahama, Shiga.
This could also have been the gate to the Gokuraku Bridge at Hideyoshi's Osaka Castle in the early 17th century.
Keywords: Shiga nagahama Lake Biwa Chikubushima biwa-cho Hogonji japantemple shigabestkokuho shigabesthist

Karamon Gate 唐門 (National Treasure). Entrance to the Kannondo Temple. Said to have come from Toyotomi Hideyoshi's original mausoleum in Kyoto. From the Momoyama Period. Chikubushima, Nagahama, Shiga.

This could also have been the gate to the Gokuraku Bridge at Hideyoshi's Osaka Castle in the early 17th century.

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