JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Umamioka Watamuki Shrine 馬見岡綿向神社
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Torii at Umamioka Watamuki Shrine in Hino, Shiga Pref.192 views
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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 796.51 views
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Painted (and fading) wooden tablets50 views
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Toward the exit49 views
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The shrine also holds the Hino Matsuri on May 2-3.48 views
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Shakunage or rhododendron47 views
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Mikoshi portable shrine46 views
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Stone bridge46 views
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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. Map45 views
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Rear view45 views
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Painted (and fading) wooden tablet45 views
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Stone bridge44 views
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Senryo Matsu pine tree43 views千両松
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Garden43 views
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