JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

*Be sure to wear a mask when traveling.


Last additions - Kanazawa 金沢市
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Samurai house 長町武家屋敷跡野村家Jul 02, 2020
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Omi-cho Market crab vendor.Jul 02, 2020
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Omi-cho Market Jul 02, 2020
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Omi-cho Market Jul 02, 2020
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Omi-cho Market is full of seafood vendors.Jul 02, 2020
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Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary ArtDec 02, 2006
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Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary ArtDec 02, 2006
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Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art 金沢21世紀美術館Dec 02, 2006
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Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary ArtDec 02, 2006
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Old Kanazawa StationDec 02, 2006
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Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary ArtDec 02, 2006
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Yugao-tei Tea house 夕顔亭Dec 02, 2006
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Natural fountain and source of Kasumigaike Pond's water.Dec 02, 2006
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Kasumigaike PondDec 02, 2006
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Karasaki Pine TreeDec 02, 2006
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Tiny pink flowersDec 02, 2006
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GardenersDec 02, 2006
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Neagari-no-matsu Pine tree with rising roots. 根上松Dec 02, 2006
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Winter cherry blossoms.Dec 02, 2006
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Neagari-no-matsu Pine tree with rising roots. 根上松Dec 02, 2006
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Statue of Prince Yamato Takeru 日本武尊像Dec 02, 2006
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Horai island 蓬莱島Dec 02, 2006
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Statue of Prince Yamato Takeru 日本武尊像(明治紀念之標)Memorial built in 1880 dedicated to the fallen warriors of Ishikawa Prefecture who fought in the Satsuma Rebellion.Dec 02, 2006
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Karasaki Pine Tree in Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Pref.Dec 02, 2006
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Karasaki Pine Tree in Kenrokuen Garden 唐崎松Dec 02, 2006
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The Karasaki Pine Tree is the garden's largest pine tree.Dec 02, 2006
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Ropes are strung over the tree to protect it against the weight of snow.Dec 02, 2006
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Karasaki Pine Tree in Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Pref.Dec 02, 2006
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The strolling path is not a perfect circle, but you start and finish at the same point. The strolling path is lined with Japanese pines, flowering plants, maples, etc.Dec 02, 2006
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Kenrokuen Garden, Ishikawa Pref., Karasaki Pine Tree whose seedlings originally came from the Karasaki Pine Tree in Shiga Pref.Dec 02, 2006
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Kasumigaike Pond and the famous Kotoji-toro stone lantern. The lantern is shaped like a bridge that supports a string on the koto instrument. 霞ヶ池 徽軫灯籠Dec 02, 2006
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Kenrokuen is classified as a "kaiyu-shiki teien" (回遊式庭園) or "circular-strolling Japanese garden." It's a common and classic Japanese garden design where you simply walk around the garden, usually around a central pond.Dec 02, 2006
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Kenrokuen is one of Japan's three most famous gardens (besides Korakuen in Okayama and Kairakuen in Mito, Ibaraki). The garden was originally the castle garden for Kanazawa Castle. Katsurazaka Entrance to Kenrokuen Garden 桂坂口Dec 02, 2006
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Famous Kotoji-toro stone lantern 徽軫灯籠Dec 02, 2006
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Kanazawa Samurai housesNov 15, 2006
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Kanazawa Noh MuseumNov 15, 2006
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Inside Kanazawa Station.Nov 15, 2006
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Lit at night.Nov 15, 2006
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Omi-cho Market entrance. 近江町市場Nov 15, 2006
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Class to make a Noh mask.Nov 15, 2006
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Kanazawa Noh MuseumNov 15, 2006
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JR Kanazawa Station JR金沢駅Nov 15, 2006
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Inside Limited Express on Hokuriku LineNov 15, 2006
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Limited Express on Hokuriku LineNov 15, 2006
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Kanazawa StationNov 15, 2006
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Side view of Kanazawa Station.Nov 15, 2006
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JR Kanazawa Station's Tsuzumi Mon gate. JR金沢駅 鼓門Nov 15, 2006
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Shaped like a tsuzumi drum.Nov 15, 2006
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One of Japan's most awesome-looking train stations, especially the gate.Nov 15, 2006
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Behind a castle wall near Ishikawa-mon GateNov 14, 2006
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Hashizumemon-tsuzuki Yagura Turret and pine treeNov 14, 2006
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Cross section of namako castle wall.Nov 14, 2006
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Hashizumemon-tsuzuki Yagura TurretNov 14, 2006
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Inside rest house.Nov 14, 2006
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Inside rest house. 休憩所Nov 14, 2006
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Autumn foilage and Hashizumemon-tsuzuki Yagura Turret, Kanazawa Castle.Nov 14, 2006
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Tsturunomaru Park fronting the rest house. 鶴の丸公園Nov 14, 2006
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Both turrets connected by the Gojukken Nagaya ArmoryNov 14, 2006
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Higashi-no-Maru stone wall built using the oldest technique. 東の丸北面石垣Stone wall supporting the Ushitora Yagura Turret.Nov 14, 2006
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View from Ushitora Yagura Turret.Nov 14, 2006
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Tsurumaru Storehouse 鶴丸倉庫Nov 14, 2006
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View from Ushitora Yagura Turret. Across the highway is Kenrokuen Garden.Nov 14, 2006
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Inui Yagura Turret stone wall as seen from Hashizumemon-tsuzuki Yagura Turret.Nov 14, 2006
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Hishi Yagura TurretNov 14, 2006
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Honmaru, the castle's center now covered with vegetation. 本丸Nov 14, 2006
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Magnificent treeNov 14, 2006
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Site of Ushitora Yagura Turret. 丑寅櫓跡Nov 14, 2006
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View from Inui Yagura TurretNov 14, 2006
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View from Inui Yagura TurretNov 14, 2006
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Hashizumemon-tsuzuki Yagura TurretNov 14, 2006
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View from Inui Yagura Turret. Hashizumemon Gate on lower right.Nov 14, 2006
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Kurogane (Tetsu)-mon Gate stone walls. Entrance to Honmaru. 鉄門石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Kurogane-mon Gate stone wall 鉄門石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Site of Inui Yagura Turret 戊亥櫓跡Nov 14, 2006
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Former Brigade Office (closed to public) 旧第六旅団司令部Nov 14, 2006
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Sanjukken Nagaya Armory (closed) 三十間長屋Nov 14, 2006
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Kurogane-mon Gate stone wall 鉄門石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Dobashi-mon Gate stone walls 土橋門石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Stone walls seen from Gokuraku-bashi Bridge.Nov 14, 2006
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Sukiyashiki stone wall. Some markings are engraved on the stones. 数寄屋敷石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Sanjukken Nagaya Armory (closed) 三十間長屋Nov 14, 2006
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Gokuraku-bashi Bridge 極楽橋Nov 14, 2006
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Dobashi-mon Gate stone wall 土橋門石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Gate to Former Brigade Office 切手門Nov 14, 2006
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Dobashi-mon Gate stone wall. Notice the hexagonal stones. 土橋門石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Map of Kanazawa Castle Park and Kenrokuen GardenNov 14, 2006
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Shinmaru Park 新丸広場Nov 14, 2006
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Ninomaru Northern Stone wall along a moat. 二の丸北面石垣Nov 14, 2006
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Namako wall constructionNov 14, 2006
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Roof constructionNov 14, 2006
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How beams are joined.Nov 14, 2006
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Stairs to Hashizume-mon TurretNov 14, 2006
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Inide Hashizume-mon Turret 橋爪門続櫓Nov 14, 2006
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Hashizume BridgeNov 14, 2006
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View of Ishikawa-mon Gate.Nov 14, 2006
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Wooden beams notched together.Nov 14, 2006
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Model of castle's wooden frameworkNov 14, 2006
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View of the Shin-maru Hiroba 新丸広場Nov 14, 2006
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Inside the long house which served as an armory.Nov 14, 2006
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Bay window to drop stones.Nov 14, 2006
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Opening to drop stones.Nov 14, 2006
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Inside Hishi Turret.Nov 14, 2006
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Inside Hishi TurretNov 14, 2006
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Inside viewsNov 14, 2006
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Entrance to the Gojukken Nagaya and turrets.Nov 14, 2006
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Back view of long house. Information office and gift shop is in the small building.Nov 14, 2006
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Hashizume-mon TurretNov 14, 2006
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Bay window to drop stones, Hashizume-mon TurretNov 14, 2006
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Hashizume Bridge 橋爪橋Nov 14, 2006
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Bay window to drop stones on attackers.Nov 14, 2006
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Uchibori moat 内堀Nov 14, 2006
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Hishi-yagura Turret 菱櫓Nov 14, 2006
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Storehouse in background of castle wall.Nov 14, 2006
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Hishi-yagura Turret 菱櫓Nov 14, 2006
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Long house armory connecting the two turrets.Nov 14, 2006
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Kanazawa CastleNov 14, 2006
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Hishi-yagura Turret 菱櫓Nov 14, 2006
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Ishikawa-mon Gate 石川門Nov 14, 2006
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Hishi-yagura Turret 菱櫓Nov 14, 2006
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Ishikawa Bridge to Ishikawa-mon GateNov 14, 2006
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Gojukken Nagaya long house connected the two turrets on each end.Nov 14, 2006
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Hashizume-mon Turret 橋爪門続櫓Nov 14, 2006
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Hishi-yagura Turret 菱櫓Nov 14, 2006
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San-no-maru and Gojukken Nagaya long house and turrets in the distance.Nov 14, 2006
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Ishikawa-mon Gate stone wallNov 14, 2006
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Ishikawa-mon Gate looking from the inside. 石川門Nov 14, 2006
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Ishikawa-mon Gate stone wall (different pattern from other wall).Nov 14, 2006
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Passing through Ishikawa-mon Gate 石川門Nov 14, 2006
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Ishikawa-mon Gate 石川門Nov 14, 2006
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Outer castle wallNov 14, 2006
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Highway in front of the castle.Nov 14, 2006
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Kanazawa Castle was the base for the Kaga Domain (Ishikawa and Toyama Prefectures) ruled by the Maeda clan 1583–1871 starting with Maeda Toshiie.Nov 14, 2006
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Occupying a huge plot of land in the center of the city, Kanazawa Castle has undergone extensive renovations and reconstruction. The main castle buildings are now magnificently restored.Nov 14, 2006
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