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Enmyoin temple

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it is with full bloomed cherry blossomes

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Japan

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B: night view of illuminated Tomioka Silk Mill

di Hiroky OGAWA, 4.6 km di distanza

It is to be improved the light from August 14, 2010 to the 16th. The light that wrapped the silk thre...

night view of illuminated Tomioka Silk Mill

C: Hoshaku-ji temple

di Hiroky OGAWA, 4.8 km di distanza

with full bloomed cherry blossoms

Hoshaku-ji temple

D: 20100411henshojidainichido

di Hiroky OGAWA, 6.5 km di distanza

Hensho-ji Temple Dainichi-do that builts quietly in Tomioka city. A red belfry is impressive. Cherry ...

20100411henshojidainichido

E: Joshu-ichinomiya station

di Hiroky OGAWA, 6.7 km di distanza

Joshu-ichinomiya station

F: Auditorium in Prefectural Community Learning Center

di Hiroky OGAWA, 7.1 km di distanza

A building is the modern construction in Japanese style of the hinoki structure built in Showa 11 (19...

Auditorium in Prefectural Community Learning Center

G: Honored guest room in Prefectural Community Learning Center

di Hiroky OGAWA, 7.1 km di distanza

A building is the modern construction in Japanese style of the hinoki structure built in Showa 11 (19...

Honored guest room in Prefectural Community Learning Center

H: Hie jinja shrine

di Hiroky OGAWA, 7.3 km di distanza

It exists quietly on the west side of the Shinto shrine, Nukisaki jinja on Tomioka.

Hie jinja shrine

I: Zenrin-ji temple with full bloomed cherry blossoms

di Hiroky OGAWA, 7.7 km di distanza

Zenrin-ji temple with full bloomed cherry blossoms

J: Full-bloomed cherry blossome on Nanakoshiyama-kofun tomb

di Hiroky OGAWA, 9.3 km di distanza

On Nanakoshiyama-kofun old tomb, cherry blossoms were full-bloomed. A lot of petals have dropped beca...

Full-bloomed cherry blossome on Nanakoshiyama-kofun tomb

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Japan

Questa è una vista generale di 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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