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Nearby images in Japan


A: kinomiya-bashi

by kiyoharu takamura, 170 meters away


B: original strain of kawazu cherry

by kiyoharu takamura, 330 meters away

original strain of kawazu cherry

C: Kawazu bagatell park Part.3

by kiyoharu takamura, 360 meters away

Kawazu bagatell park Part.3

D: kawazu carnation specimen garden-1

by kiyoharu takamura, 360 meters away

kawazu carnation specimen garden-1

E: Kawazu bagatell park Part.2

by kiyoharu takamura, 370 meters away

Kawazu bagatell park Part.2

F: Cherry blossoms of Kawazu Town Ⅲ

by bibouroku tabito, 400 meters away

Cherry blossoms of Kawazu Town Ⅲ

G: Kawazu bagatell park Part.1

by kiyoharu takamura, 420 meters away

Kawazu bagatell park Part.1

H: Mine hot springs

by kiyoharu takamura, 550 meters away

Mine hot springs

I: kajiya-no-sakura

by kiyoharu takamura, 580 meters away


J: Cherry blossoms of Kawazu Town Ⅱ

by bibouroku tabito, 1.1 km away

Cherry blossoms of Kawazu Town Ⅱ

This panorama was taken in Japan

This is an overview of 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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