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Images à proximité de Japan

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Par Yasushi Kishimoto, à 50 mètres

B: TogetsuKyo in Kyoto JAPAN

Par SEIMA, à 110 mètres

TogetsuKyo in Kyoto JAPAN

C: TogetsuKyo Arashiyama Kyoto

Par gilyong-kang, à 120 mètres

TogetsuKyo Arashiyama Kyoto

D: TogetsuKyo in Kyoto JAPAN ②

Par SEIMA, à 120 mètres

TogetsuKyo in Kyoto JAPAN ②

E: Arashiyama Restaurant

Par gilyong-kang, à 170 mètres

Arashiyama Restaurant

F: 大亀山 宝厳院 天龍寺 Hogonin, Tenryuji-Temple, Kyoto.

Par Kudo Kenji Photograph, à 420 mètres

宝厳院 京都 嵯峨嵐山 臨済宗 大本山 天龍寺 塔頭

大亀山 宝厳院 天龍寺 Hogonin, Tenryuji-Temple, Kyoto.

G: Kyoto katuragawa

Par Yasushi Kishimoto, à 470 mètres

Kyoto, Arashiyama that overflowed by a heavy rain by  large-scale typhoon #18 on September 16, 2013. ...

Kyoto katuragawa

H: Arashiyama-kyoto-japan-Autumn-Koyo

Par kalaya dilok, à 580 mètres

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arashiyama    

Arashiyama-kyoto-japan-Autumn-Koyo

I: Bamboo Groves of Arashiyama

Par Haruka Suzuki, à 730 mètres

嵯峨野の竹林の中で最も有名なのが、野宮神社から大河内山荘へと至る道です。いつもよりゆっくりと歩く事で、風が運ぶ竹の香り、隙間から注ぐ日差しが感じられます。時間の感覚を忘れ、ただ目の前を歩く。それだけで自...

Bamboo Groves of Arashiyama

J: Houkongoin temple and cherry blossom tree

Par Taro Tsubomura, A 3.6 km

Hokongoin was originally founded in 9th century, but was re-built by Taikenmon-in who was a wife of E...

Houkongoin temple and cherry blossom tree

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Ceci est un aperçu de 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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