October 12, 2011 · 8:45 pm
Temple aglow at night at Asakusa
Can you imagine why? Below, some views from along the winding and often surprising journey through this beautiful place…
This was my first gong spotted in a Japanese temple, but by no means my last. Temples abound! This one in Ueno Park in Tokyo.
Did I mention that there are lots of temples? This one in Kamakura overlooks the ocean.
Big Buddha.... (Kamakura)
.... little Buddhas! (Kamakura)
Kanji: Chinese characters imported into Japanese language, usually with different pronunciation and often with different character pairings or even some different strokes. Result: I can almost read.... sometimes. This is something something flavor room, I think....
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