JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Sumpu (Sunpu) Castle 駿府城
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Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka at Sumpu Park241 views
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Yaji in front of Sumpu Castle in Shizuoka city. 「東海道中膝栗毛」十返捨一九228 views
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Sumpu Castle's Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge 東御門217 views
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Shizuoka manhole214 views
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Statue of Yajirobe'e ("Yaji") on the left and Kitahachi ("Kita") from the story "Tokaido-chu Hizakurige" by Juppensha Ikku (1765-1839) a comic playwright who was born in Shizuoka city.176 views
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Sunpu Castle's Tatsumi Yagura Turret and Higashi Gomon Gate.168 views
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Sumpu Castle moat. The buildings are the Shizuoka Prefectural capital.164 views
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Daidogei World Cup in Shizuoka at Sumpu Park159 views
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Kita in front of Sumpu Castle in Shizuoka city. 「東海道中膝栗毛」十返捨一九135 views
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Bridge over the first moat.93 views
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Sumpu Castle is a short walk from JR Shizuoka Station. You'll find mainly moats, a large park, and some government buildings.88 views
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret (Reconstructed in 1992)85 views
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Statue of Yajirobe'e ("Yaji") on the left and Kitahachi ("Kita") from the story "Tokaido-chu Hizakurige" by Juppensha Ikku (1765-1839) a comic playwright who was born in Shizuoka city. In front of Sumpu Castle.85 views
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The annual Daidogei (street performance) World Cup in Shizuoka is held in Sumpu Park in autumn.85 views
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About Sumpu Castle84 views
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When Tokugawa Ieyasu retired as shogun, he lived here at Sumpu Castle. He also died here at age 72 in 1616. On the day of his death, his body was taken to Mt. Kunozan at Nihondaira for burial.79 views
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Sunpu Castle has only two castle buildings, both reconstructed. This is one of them, the Tatsumi Yagura Turret. 巽櫓76 views
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Tatsumi Yagura Turret at the southeast corner of Sumpu Park. 巽櫓72 views
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Map of Sumpu Park70 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate67 views
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Inside Tatsumi Yagura Turret66 views
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Ruins of the Inner Moat66 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge 東御門65 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate 東御門65 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge65 views
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Park area64 views
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Ruins of the Inner Moat 内堀63 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate and bridge62 views
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Tatsumi Yagura as seen from behind.62 views
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About Higashi Gomon Gate61 views
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Higashi Gomon Grassy Lawn55 views
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Gate door54 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate Bridge53 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate 東御門50 views
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About Tatsumi Yagura50 views
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Stone wall of Higashi Gomon Gate50 views
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Higashi Gomon Gate 東御門48 views
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