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Maniden Stilts  
   

Maniden Stilts

The stilt-pillars of Maniden, similar in construction to Kiyomizu in Kyoto.
Shoshayama

March 19th 2014
March 19, 2014 Himeji Himeji is famous for its castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, however the castle is currently undergoing renovation and is surrounded in a massive steel scaffold, which is itself impressive in a way. It reminded me of the last time I was in DC and the Washington Monument had scaffolding around it, making it look like somewhat futuristic. The outline of Himeji Cast ... read more
Asia » Japan » Hyogo » Himeji

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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