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Panoramabillede af H. Adi Saputra EXPERT Taget 09:58, 26/12/2008 - Views loading...

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Kyoto Yasaka

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This is the atmosphere around Yasaka (八坂)in Kyoto, this photo was taken in during fall time where many places are lighted in Kyoto.  A walk at night around Yasaka, Kiyomizu dera, or Kawara machi is recommended if you visit Kyoto.

Info: Canon 20D, Nodal Ninja II pano head. gitzo 1541, markins Q3, Sigma 8mm f4. stiched in PTGUI .

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A: Japan, Kyoto, Yasaka Shrine

Af Thomas Blanket, 10 meter væk

Japan, Kyoto, Yasaka Shrine

B: 円山公園 Maruyama park,Kyoto

Af Kudo Kenji Photograph, 170 meter væk

円山公園  Maruyama park,Kyoto

C: Pond in Maruyama Park, Kyoto

Af Dave Kennard, 200 meter væk

The pond at Maruyama Park, in Kyoto, Japan. Maruyama Park (円山公園; Maruyama kōen) is famous for its che...

Pond in Maruyama Park, Kyoto

D: Japan, Kyoto, Gesshinin Temple

Af Thomas Blanket, 300 meter væk

Japan, Kyoto, Gesshinin Temple

E: Kyoto

Af Thomas Humeau, 340 meter væk

Pedestrian street in Gion area of Kyoto. Gion is the most traditional neighborhood of Kyoto and is of...

Kyoto

F: 津田楼 Gion Tsudaro entrance

Af Kudo Kenji Photograph, 360 meter væk

Kyoto-TSUDARO 津田楼

津田楼 Gion Tsudaro entrance

G: Japan, Kyoto, Chion In Temple, Sanmon Gate

Af Thomas Blanket, 360 meter væk

Japan, Kyoto, Chion In Temple, Sanmon Gate

H: 津田楼 Gion Tsudaro Bar

Af Kudo Kenji Photograph, 370 meter væk

Kyoto-TSUDARO 津田楼

津田楼 Gion Tsudaro Bar

I: 津田楼 Gion Tsudaro ozashiki salon

Af Kudo Kenji Photograph, 370 meter væk

Kyoto-TSUDARO 津田楼

津田楼 Gion Tsudaro ozashiki salon

J: Ishibekoji alley ( Night view of Kyoto City )

Af bibouroku tabito, 380 meter væk

Ishibekoji alley  ( Night view of Kyoto City )

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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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