Cenotaph on Mt.Tegara, Himeji, Japan
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Cenotaph on Mt.Tegara, Himeji, Japan

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This is a cenotaph to commemorate those who died during World War 2. The shape of this monument is an inverted sword stuck in the ground. That is a symbol of peace.

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A: View from Observation Deck above Himeji Monorail Station

Af Kengo Shimizu, 120 meter væk

This is a view from the observation deck above disused Tegarayama Station of Himeji monorail which fe...

View from Observation Deck above Himeji Monorail Station

B: View from Mt.Tegara in Himeji, Japan

Af Kengo Shimizu, 140 meter væk

This is a view from an observation deck on top of Mt.Tegara in Himeji, Japan.You can see not only the...

View from Mt.Tegara in Himeji, Japan

C: Himeji City Botanical Garden

Af Kengo Shimizu, 420 meter væk

Himeji City Botanical Garden located on a small hill near Mt.Tegara in Himeji, has two glasshouses.In...

Himeji City Botanical Garden

D: Interior of Semba Hontokuji Temple

Af Kengo Shimizu, 1.5 km væk

Semba Hontoku-ji temple, aka Semba Gobou to local people, was completed in 1718 and survived earthqua...

Interior of Semba Hontokuji Temple

E: Semba Hontokuji Temple

Af Kengo Shimizu, 1.5 km væk

Semba Hontoku-ji temple, aka Semba Gobou to local people, was completed in 1718 and survived earthqua...

Semba Hontokuji Temple

F: Fried Chinese Noodles Restaurant in Himeji

Af Kengo Shimizu, 1.6 km væk

This restaurant serves fried Chinese noodles and Teppanyaki foods.The Chinese noodle you can enjoy he...

Fried Chinese Noodles Restaurant in Himeji

G: Curry Restaurant Sansara in Himeji

Af Kengo Shimizu, 1.6 km væk

This is an interior of a curry restaurant located in Himeji, Japan.Open 11:30 am - 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm -...

Curry Restaurant Sansara in Himeji

H: Keihukuji Temple in Himeji, Japan

Af Kengo Shimizu, 1.9 km væk

Keihukuji is a Soto Zen training temple which was established in Sakata-machi (a half mile to the sou...

Keihukuji Temple in Himeji, Japan

I: B-1 Grand Prix 2011 Himeji Tofu-Chikuwa booth

Af Tadashi IKUTA, 2.0 km væk

http://www.b-1grandprix.com/prev/2011/index.htmlToufu-chikuwa 

B-1 Grand Prix 2011 Himeji Tofu-Chikuwa booth

J: Yassa bento

Af Tadashi IKUTA, 2.0 km væk

Yassa bentohttp://www.075903.com/ 

Yassa bento

Dette panorama blev taget i Japan

Dette er et overblik over Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.

The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.

They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.

So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.

The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.

I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.

At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)

Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...

Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.

They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.

Text by Steve Smith.

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