JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Imabari 今治市Pictures of Imabari, Ehime Prefecture.
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Imabari Castle 今治城


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Originally built in 1604 by Lord Takatora Todo, Imabari Castle today is still a very good castle complex with great views of the city and Inland Sea. The castle tower was reconstructed in 1980. Unfortunately, my camera lens had a fogging problem.

15 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2006
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Shimanami Kaido Cycling Road しまなみ海道


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Imabari is on one end of the Shimanami Kaido Expressway and Cycling Road that goes across the Seto Inland Sea to Onomichi in Hiroshima Prefecture.

18 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2006
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Matsuyama 松山市Pictures of Matsuyama, the capital city of Ehime Prefecture.
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Matsuyama Castle 松山城


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Proudly overlooking the city, Matsuyama Castle took 26 years to complete in 1602. It gives great views of the Inland Sea.

6 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2006
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Kashima 鹿島


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This is a small, but very scenic island 400 meters off the coast of Matsuyama.

9 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2006
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Uwajima 宇和島市Pictures of Uwajima, Ehime Prefecture.
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Uwajima Castle 宇和島城


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Originally completed in 1601 by master castle builder Lord Todo Takatora. The castle tower is small, but designated as an Important Cultural Asset. It gives great views of the city and bay. Unfortunately, my camera lens had a fogging problem.

11 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2006
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Other Sights


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Other sights in Uwajima, Ehime Prefecture. Uwajima was the home of the Ehime Maru boat which was sunk by the USS Greeneville submarine in Hawaii in Feb. 2001. I visited Uwajima before the accident.

5 files, last one added on Jan 24, 2006
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