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山口ザビエル記念聖堂
Japan
Copyright: Kazutoyo imamura
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Caricate: 01/02/2013
Aggiornato: 16/07/2014
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Tags: yamaguchi; xavier; memorial; church
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Five-storied pagoda in Rurikouji Yamaguchi(2)
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五重塔 瑠璃光寺 山口 国宝
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Garden created by Sesshū Yamaguchi 2
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Garden created by Sesshū Yamaguchi
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Hofu-tenmangu Shrine (1)
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Hofu-tenmangu Shrine (2)
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秋芳洞 - 入口外側
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Akiyoshi Cave - Entrance - inside
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Akiyoshi Cave - The Blue Ceiling
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秋芳洞 - 千町田
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Akiyoshidai karst viewing platform
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Akiyoshi Cave - a hundred dishes
Sergey Kalinin
draw-well
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Home of the pioneers
Rafał Kobyliński
Ruins of a castle in Olsztyn
Marko Dronjaks
Castle Acre Priory 1090 (Prior's Bedchamber)
Rafał Kobyliński
Lubelskie Klasyki Nocą Fiat 125
Ursula & David Molenda
Mt Bromo (viewpoint 1)
Marko Dronjaks
Oxburgh Hall 13th century
Willy Kaemena
Hamburg Central Station (2012) HBF
Scott Harper
Eagle River below Rapids Camp at ERNC
Juan Pablo
Quebradas de las conchas cafayate geomit 1
Ursula & David Molenda
Borobudur
Ursula & David Molenda
Borobudur (4)
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Akiyoshidai Campground(5)
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Akiyoshidai Campground(1)
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Bihoku Hillside Park "Winter Illuminations 2010(2)"
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(3)
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(7)
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YK Planning Solar power plant
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Akiyoshidai Campground(6)
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planned site of a mega solar power plant at Houfu(10)
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Akiyoshi Cave - Gold Column
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Bihoku Hillside Park "Winter Illuminations 2010(1)"
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Bihoku Hillside Park "Winter Illuminations 2010(3)"
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Gazebo at Megumino-oka,Kamikamagarishima Island
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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.