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Roofed Corridor in Koko-en Garden in Himeji, Japan
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This is an ancient Japanese style corridor in Koko-en Garden.

You can enjoy a brook on one side, and a beautiful pond on the other.

Copyright: Kengo shimizu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Hochgeladen: 31/07/2011
Aktualisiert: 25/04/2014
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