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Hakone Open Air Museum

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Bilder in der Nähe von Japan

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A: Hakone Open Air Museum

von Akiyoshi Odagawa, 100 Meter entfernt

Woods of Net

Hakone Open Air Museum

B: 強羅花壇 柱廊 Gorakadan peristyle

von Kudo Kenji Photograph, 620 Meter entfernt

GORAKADAN 強羅花壇

強羅花壇 柱廊  Gorakadan peristyle

C: 箱根吟遊 スパ Hakone Ginyu Spa treatment room

von Kudo Kenji Photograph, 880 Meter entfernt

箱根吟遊 Hakone-GinyuThe mixed Japanese and Balinese interior design,Magnificent views of the mountains o...

箱根吟遊 スパ Hakone Ginyu Spa treatment room

D:

von Yasushi Kishimoto, 890 Meter entfernt

E: hakone tozan cablecar (Gora station)

von kiyoharu takamura, 980 Meter entfernt

hakone tozan cablecar (Gora station)

F: Mountain path, Hakone

von Dave Kennard, 2.3 entfernt

A path through the forest on a mountain in Hakone, Japan. The path leads south to Kamiyama, the highe...

Mountain path, Hakone

G: Owakudani Valley

von Iskandar Setiadi, 2.6 entfernt

Owakudani Valley in Hakone, Japan

Owakudani Valley

H: Path down mountain, Hakone

von Dave Kennard, 2.9 entfernt

A path down the mountain towards Ōwakudani valley in Hakone, Japan. The dead trees at the sides of th...

Path down mountain, Hakone

I: Ōwakudani valley, Hakone

von Dave Kennard, 3.0 entfernt

View from the road past Ōwakudani valley in Hakone, Japan. Steam and sulphur rise out of the ground i...

Ōwakudani valley, Hakone

J: Owakudani in early winter

von Taro Tsubomura, 3.1 entfernt

Owakudani is a famous place where we can observe volcano activities in Hakone. The day I shoot the pa...

Owakudani in early winter

Das Panorama wurde in Japan aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von 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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