JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

*Be sure to wear a mask when traveling.


Last additions - Umamioka Watamuki Shrine 馬見岡綿向神社
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Shakunage or rhododendronJul 16, 2006
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Toward the exitJul 16, 2006
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Painted (and fading) wooden tabletJul 16, 2006
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GardenJul 16, 2006
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Painted (and fading) wooden tabletsJul 16, 2006
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Senryo Matsu pine tree千両松Jul 16, 2006
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Rear viewJul 16, 2006
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Stone bridgeJul 16, 2006
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Stone bridgeJul 16, 2006
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Mikoshi portable shrineJul 16, 2006
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Later the shrine became Lord Gamou's family shrine and it was revered by Hino merchants during the Edo Period. This is the Shrine grounds. MapJul 16, 2006
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Torii at Umamioka Watamuki Shrine in Hino, Shiga Pref.Jul 16, 2006
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The shrine also holds the Hino Matsuri on May 2-3.Jul 16, 2006
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Hino's most prominent shrine is best known for the Hino Matsuri festival on May 2-3. The shrine was originally atop Mt. Watamuki, Hino's tallest mountain. It was moved to its present location in 796.Jul 16, 2006
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