Okumiya (Shrine on top of Mount Fuji)
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Okumiya (Shrine on top of Mount Fuji)

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Okumiya is a major department of Fujisan Hongu Sengentaisha . This shrine is dedicated to a goddess "Konohanasakuyahime no mikoto". Mt.Fuji is worshipped by this shirine.

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A: below of Okumiya

di kiyoharu takamura, 50 metri di distanza

In front of Okumiya. The gate is called "Torii" that it is sat as borer of the shrine.This shirine is...

below of Okumiya

B: crater edge of Mt.Fuji in twilight

di kiyoharu takamura, 230 metri di distanza

crater edge of Mt.Fuji in twilight

C: munatsuki hut(3553m)

di kiyoharu takamura, 330 metri di distanza

munatsuki hut(3553m)

D: Summit of Mt.Fuji

di kiyoharu takamura, 350 metri di distanza

Kengamine Peak is one of the "Hachi-shin-pou (eight god peaks)" and it's the highest peak of Mt.fuji....

Summit of Mt.Fuji

E: sunset in Mt.fuji

di kiyoharu takamura, 400 metri di distanza

This place is highter than Kengamine's japanese survey point for map.It is able to enter this place f...

sunset in Mt.fuji

F: mannenyukisansou

di kiyoharu takamura, 580 metri di distanza

Mannenyukisansou is a hut at the altitude of 3460m in the Mt.Fuji.It takes usually about 1 hour to th...

mannenyukisansou

G: below the manenyukisou

di kiyoharu takamura, 590 metri di distanza

Over the altitude of 3400m, air is thinner than at the foot of the mountain.My heart beat was felt ra...

below the manenyukisou

H: Mt.fuji 3255m

di kiyoharu takamura, 890 metri di distanza

date:2011/06/03 alt:3255m

Mt.fuji 3255m

I: ikeda-kan

di kiyoharu takamura, 980 metri di distanza

ikeda-kan

J: yamaguchi sansou

di kiyoharu takamura, 1.3 km di distanza

Yamaguchi sansou is a hut at an altitude of 3010m at Mt.Fuji. It takes about 2 hours from starting po...

yamaguchi sansou

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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