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Kyo Machiya

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Mumei-sha, which is a cultural assets of historical town house with business rooms settled with. It is tight width but long depth. More panorama pics are available on http://www.pictinas.com/kyoto/

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Japan

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A: Kyoto Art Center Tatami room

di Tadashi IKUTA, 200 metri di distanza

Kyoto Art Center Tatami room

B: Kyoto Art Center Kodo

di Tadashi IKUTA, 200 metri di distanza

Kyoto Art Center Kodo

C: Kyoto Art Center

di Tadashi IKUTA, 220 metri di distanza

Kyoto Art Center

D: Kyoto Art Center

di Tadashi IKUTA, 230 metri di distanza

Kyoto Art Center

E: Kyoto Art Center

di Tadashi IKUTA, 240 metri di distanza

Kyoto Art Center

F: osteria Bastille Kyoto

di Kudo Kenji Photograph, 390 metri di distanza

 osteria Bastille Kyoto

osteria Bastille Kyoto

G:

di Yasuhiro Muranaka, 520 metri di distanza

H: 因幡堂(平等寺) Inabado Byodouji-Temple,Kyoto

di Kudo Kenji Photograph, 870 metri di distanza

がん封じ、お参りは因幡薬師へ因幡堂(平等寺)

因幡堂(平等寺)  Inabado Byodouji-Temple,Kyoto

I: Japan, Kyoto, Nijo Castle

di Thomas Blanket, 1.0 km di distanza

Japan, Kyoto, Nijo Castle

J: Kyoto City Hall

di heiwa4126, 1.2 km di distanza

Kyoto City Hall

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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