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Modern Japan


Modern Japan

This Gallery features the modern Japanese architecture and one of its contemporary festivals in Tokyo.

69 photos, last one added on 01 Aug, 2012

Traditional Japan


Traditional Japan

This Gallery features some aspects of traditional Japanese life including some shrines and temples of Tokyo, Japan´s ancient culture and architectural heritage.

79 photos, last one added on 01 Aug, 2012

Japanese People and Culture


Japanese People and Culture

This Gallery features a cross-section through Japanese life and culture.

110 photos, last one added on 01 Aug, 2012

Japanese Nature


Japanese Nature

This Gallery shows the natural beauty of Japan.

32 photos, last one added on 01 Aug, 2012

Shrines and Temples of Kyoto


Shrines and Temples of Kyoto

Kyoto is a city located in the central part of Honshu island. Having been the imperial capital of Japan for 11 centuries (from 794 till 1868), Kyoto features a rich architectural heritage of about 2000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. The ´Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto` have been nominated by the UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.

115 photos, last one added on 31 Jul, 2012

Shrines and Temples of Nikko


Shrines and Temples of Nikko

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Shrines and Temples of Nikkō is located in the mountains about 1h North of Tokyo. The site comprises more than 100 buildings and is set amid a beautiful mature forest. While most of the buildings are part of the Futarasan and Tōshō-gū Shinto shrines, there is also one Buddihst temple (Rinnō-ji). All of these structures are either National Treasures of Japan or Important Cultural Properties. In 1994, the UNESCO declared Nikko a World Heritage Site.

42 photos, last one added on 30 Jul, 2012

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan


Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

With images from the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. With over 580 species and a central tank with 5,400 cubic metres of water, it is one of the largest public aquaria in the world.

48 photos, last one added on 29 Jul, 2012

Sumo


Sumo

With images from the great traditional Japanese sport of sumo wrestling. The photographs were taken during the Nagoya Basho 2012, one of the 6 great national sumo tournaments or bashos that take place in Japan each year, featuring all the current top sumo wrestlers.

50 photos, last one added on 27 Jul, 2012

8 photo albums on 1 page(s)

Random images - Japan

Travel photography:Wooden wish boards at Kyoto´s Inari shrine, Japan
Travel photography:Kyoto Ginkakuji Temple roof, Japan
Travel photography:Asian smallclawed otters at the Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium, Japan
Travel photography:Roof details at the Nikko Unesco World Heritage site, Japan
Travel photography:Moss growing on a wall at the Nikko Unesco World Heritage site, Japan
Travel photography:Trees at the Nikko Unesco World Heritage site, Japan
Travel photography:Stone garden in Kyoto, Japan
Travel photography:The shariden or Golden Pavilion at Kyoto´s Kinkakuji temple, Japan
Travel photography:Rock garden at Kyoto Ginkakuji Temple, Japan
Travel photography:Guardian at the Nikko Unesco World Heritage site, Japan
Travel photography:Visitors in Tokyo´s Senso-ji temple in Asakusa, Japan
Travel photography:Female rickshaw puller in Tokyo Asakusa, Japan
Travel photography:Mouse with scroll sculpture at Kyoto´s Otoyo shrine, Japan
Travel photography:Monk in Kyoto, Japan
Travel photography:Sacred water shrine at the Nikko Unesco World Heritage site, Japan



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