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Sumiyoshi wooden arch bridge
Japan

Famous red wooden bridge at Sumiyoshi shrine. Very sharp slope.

Copyright: Heiwa4126
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9592x4796
Hochgeladen: 06/03/2012
Aktualisiert: 25/06/2014
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Tags: japan; osaka; shrine; bridge; pap
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