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Mishima Taisha Shrine in Shizuoka Pref. This is the main torii. Townsend Harris, US consul to Japan, visited here when he was on his way to Tokyo from Shimoda.149 views
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Rakujuen Garden as viewed from the veranda of Rakujukan villa, Mishima, Shizuoka. Photography was not allowed inside the spacious villa.139 views
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Folk dancer sculpture on mail box at Mishima Station.138 views
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Rakujuen Garden and Rakujukan villa, Mishima, Shizuoka.133 views
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Rakujuen Garden, Mishima, Shizuoka. This is Kohama Pond whose water is supplied by natural springs. However, the pond always lacks water. 小浜池131 views
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Mishima Taisha Shrine Honden is an Important Cultural Property.118 views
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Mishima Taisha Shrine roof118 views
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JR Mishima Station on the Tokaido Line. The station building is designed after Mt. Fuji.113 views
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Megumi-no-te water fountain at Shirataki Park90 views
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Next to Rakujuen is a small park called Shirataki Park. 白滝公園88 views
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Sakaki tree whose leaves and branches are used in Shinto ceremonies.87 views
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Hiroshige's woodblock print of Mishima in his Tokaido Road series. Mishima Taisha's torii can be seen.76 views
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Map of Rakujuen Garden. Mishima Station is at the top. Japanese garden and villa formerly owned by Prince Komatsu Akihito in the late 19th century. The city of Mishima eventually bought the property in 1954 and opened it as a public garden. 楽寿園66 views
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Monument for Noe-bushi traditional folk dance started in Mishima. 農兵節 ノーエ節61 views
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Entrance to Rakujuen Garden, a short walk from Mishima Station's South Exit. Across the street is the Mishima Tourist Info Office where you can pick up pamphlets and ask for directions.60 views
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Pottery60 views
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They had a rock garden display when I was there.60 views
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Hot spring foot bath at Mishima Station. Perfect remedy for tired travelers.59 views
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Sakaki tree whose leaves and branches are used in Shinto ceremonies.59 views
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About the Sakaki tree.57 views
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Another entrance to Rakujuen where I exited.57 views
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About the Noe-bushi traditional folk dance. It is performed at the Mishima Matsuri festival in summer. 農兵節 ノーエ節56 views
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Rakujukan villa56 views
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Maiden55 views
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Hot spring foot bath at Mishima Station. 54 views
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Rest house has an exhibition space on the 2nd floor.54 views
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Rest house exhibition space on the 2nd floor.54 views
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Hinoki cypress, another coveted tree species in Japan.53 views
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About Rakujukan. In 1911, Rakujuen became the villa of Korean Crown Prince Euimin. In 1927, the property was sold to a local financier. The city of Mishima bought it in 1952. 52 views
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Stone Age model51 views
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Entrance to another villa, called Ume Goten (closed to the public). 梅御殿50 views
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Entrance to Rakujukan villa. 30-min. guided tours are provided at certain times. Just wait in front of the entrance a few minutes before the tour starts. 楽寿館49 views
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Rakujukan in Rakujuen Garden. The villa was originally built for Prince Komatsu Akihito. The rocks originate from Mt. Fuji lava flows. 楽寿館48 views
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Miyajima48 views
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Retired steam locomotive from 1942 on display. 蒸気機関車48 views
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Yayoi Period shack48 views
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Kofun tumulus coffin47 views
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Meal served at Mishima-juku's Honjin lodge for VIPs.47 views
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Pine tree いこいの松46 views
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Manyo no Mori forest46 views
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Inside Mishima Folk History Museum.46 views
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Mishima umbrellas45 views
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Statue of Yatabe Moriharu who helped to finance the reconstruction of Mishima Taisha after the great earthquake in 1854. 矢田部盛治の銅像45 views
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Giant stone lantern.44 views
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Prince Komatsu Akihito, the original owner of Rakujuen.44 views
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Local Mishima crafts.44 views
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The shrine has numerous monuments.44 views
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Bridge to Itsukushima Shrine in Shinchi Pond.44 views
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Lots of stone lanterns.43 views
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Mishima shop signs43 views
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Rakujuen also has a small amusement park.43 views
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Tatari-ishi rock was used to separate foot traffic on the Tokaido and Shimoda Kaido roads. Each time it was removed, something bad happened. So they left the rock in place. たたり石43 views
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Itsukushima Shrine dedicated to Hojo Masako. 厳島神社43 views
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Mishima Taisha Shrine's Honden was destroyed by an earthquake in 1854. Rebuilt in 1869.43 views
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Mishima Folk History Museum is also in Rakujuen Garden. 三島市郷土資料館42 views
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Bokusui poetry monument. 牧水歌碑42 viewsのずえなる   三島のまちのあげはなび    月夜の空に 消えて散るなり
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Somon Gate 総門(外構えの門)41 views
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Shrine gate.41 views
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Shinmon Gate reconstructed in 1867. 神門41 views
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Carp in Shinchi Pond. 神池40 views
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Path to shrine.40 views
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MIshima Taisha museum. 三嶋大社宝物館40 views
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Buden Hall where sacred dances are performed. 舞殿40 views
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Famous and very old sweet olive tree (kinmokusei) キンモクセイ 金木犀40 views
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Signs in English including a QR code.40 views
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Purification was basin.39 views
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Sacred Horse Stable. No real horse though. 神馬舎39 views
   
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