0 Likes

Senkouji Park viewing platform
Japan

Senkō-ji is a historic Japanese temple in Senko-ji Park in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan.

Senko-ji was founded in the year 806, the 1st year of the Daidō era.
Senko-ji is the 10th site of the Chūgoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage.
From Senko-ji, visitors can view the downtown of Onomichi and the Seto Inland Sea.
There is a Bungaku no komichi (Path of Literature) about 25 authors related to Onomichi, including Shiga Naoya and Fumiko Hayashi

Wikipedia

View More »

Copyright: Kazutoyo Imamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 14/02/2013
Updated: 16/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: onomichi; senkouji
comments powered by Disqus

Nobuaki Tanaka
Mt. Senkoji Ropeway / 千光寺山ロープウエイ 山頂駅
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Pon pon rock in Onomichi
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Senkō-ji (Onomichi) main-building
田中 宣彰
Oba-Q / オバケのQ太郎
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
The flight of stone steps in Misode Tenmangu Shrine(bottom)
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
The flight of stone steps in Misode Tenmangu Shrine(top)
田中 宣彰
Onomichi Gaudi House / 尾道ガウディハウス
田中 宣彰
Kubo ferry pier / 旧しまなみフェリー(岸本渡船)久保桟橋
田中 宣彰
Onomichi Station / 尾道駅前
Nobuaki Tanaka
Kitamura clothing store / 北村洋品店
田中 宣彰
Sangenya apartment / 三軒家アパートメント
田中 宣彰
Jodoji Temple / 浄土寺
Francois Polito
Grand Hotel in Lund by night
Valentin Matache
Adventure Of The Seas - Top Deck
njohn
新油麻地避風塘防波堤 Yau Ma Tei Shelter Breakwater
stylianos kanakaris
old stone bridge Misiou
Carsten Arenz
Bryce Canyon - Navajo Loop Trail 02
Matt Mascheri
Chicago Bulls Light Show at the United Center
Paul Linden
500 x Charlemagne on the Katschhof 01
Christian Kleiman
Museo arqueológico al aire libre La Villa Romana Albir - Habitación Caliente - 13
Robin Bauersachs
Stadtturm
Marcio Cabral
Magical Autumn
Carsten Arenz
Arches National Park - Sand Dune Arch 02
John Roberts
Castle Rock CG, Fremont Indian State Park, Utah, USA
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(8)
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Senkō-ji (Onomichi) main-building
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Bihoku Hillside Park "Winter Illuminations 2010(1)"
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Yamaguchi Xavier Memorial Church
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(5)
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Akiyoshi Cave - The Blue Ceiling
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Five-storied pagoda in Rurikouji Yamaguchi
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Akiyoshidai karst viewing platform
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Itsukushima Shrine(1)
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(11)
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Akiyoshidai Campground(6)
Kazutoyo IMAMURA
Garden created by Sesshū Yamaguchi
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.