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山口ザビエル記念聖堂
Japan
Copyright: Kazutoyo imamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Hochgeladen: 01/02/2013
Aktualisiert: 16/07/2014
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Tags: yamaguchi; xavier; memorial; church
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Five-storied pagoda in Rurikouji Yamaguchi(2)
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Five-storied pagoda in Rurikouji Yamaguchi
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雪舟庭 常栄寺(山口) 2
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雪舟庭 常栄寺(山口)
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Hofu-tenmangu Shrine (1)
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Hofu-tenmangu Shrine (2)
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秋芳洞 - 入口外側
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Akiyoshi Cave - Entrance - inside
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Akiyoshi Cave - The Blue Ceiling
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Akiyoshi Cave - Chimachida
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Akiyoshidai karst viewing platform
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秋芳洞 - 百枚皿
Willy Kaemena
Petrov Church Tower
Vasilis Triantafyllou
Olympus Spilios Agapitos Refuge
Paco Lorente
North Station
Igor Marx
Herrenhauser Garten 15
Christoph Lueken
Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
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Ryukyu Horumon
Aranjuez 6595 6604
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Bob in Japan
Igor Marx
Herrenhauser Garten 22
Jerome Boccon-Gibod
Behuard from the sky
Stephane Desnault
Chicago Skyline
Arnaud Chapin
Troupeau de Vaches
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Akiyoshidai karst viewing platform
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Akiyoshidai Campground(6)
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(6)
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(1)
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Akiyoshi Cave - Gold Column
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(12)
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山口県防府市大字江泊、メガソーラー予定地11
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Akiyoshidai Campground(5)
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Five-storied pagoda in Rurikouji Yamaguchi
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(9)
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The house where Yatarou-IWASAKI was born.
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(7)
More About 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.