Tuesday, July 22, 2014

(601) Kashima Jingu #2


Kashima Jingu’s main building (honden/本殿) hidden from the eyes of visitors as is often the case with important temples/shrines (and they don’t get much more important than Kashima: the designation “Jingu” means there is a connection with the imperial family and if records are to be believed, this connection goes back to 600 BC).

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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