JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Small shrine near the entrance to Shimonogo.
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A short walk from Zaiji is the entrance to Shimonogo, another small cluster of homes in Kora town.
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Shinmei no Taki waterfalls are these small waterfalls along the road. Kora, Shiga Prefecture.
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Waterwheel too.
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Togenkyo monument 桃源郷の碑
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Shimonogo 桂城神社
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"Say hello before the other says hello." Conveying the importance of greeting people.
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More roadside streams with flowers.
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Even before the spring flowers bloom, they find ways to color the streams.
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Also see my YouTube video here.
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Nenshoji temple 念称寺
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Nenshoji temple is noted for its standing wooden Buddha statue designated as a Cultural Property of Kora town.
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Katsuragi Waterfall 桂城の滝
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Shimonogo Sports Park
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Little shrine in Shimonogo Sports Park
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"Keep our rivers clean"
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View of rice fields on the way back to Amago Station.
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Shinkansen in the distance.
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