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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

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Panorama's in de omgeving van Japan


A: Kyoto Art Center Tatami room

door Tadashi IKUTA, 200 hier vandaan

Kyoto Art Center Tatami room

B: Kyoto Art Center Kodo

door Tadashi IKUTA, 200 hier vandaan

Kyoto Art Center Kodo

C: Kyoto Art Center

door Tadashi IKUTA, 220 hier vandaan

Kyoto Art Center

D: Kyoto Art Center

door Tadashi IKUTA, 230 hier vandaan

Kyoto Art Center

E: Kyoto Art Center

door Tadashi IKUTA, 240 hier vandaan

Kyoto Art Center

F: osteria Bastille Kyoto

door Kudo Kenji Photograph, 390 hier vandaan

 osteria Bastille Kyoto

osteria Bastille Kyoto


door Yasuhiro Muranaka, 520 hier vandaan

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

door Kudo Kenji Photograph, 870 hier vandaan


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

I: Japan, Kyoto, Nijo Castle

door Thomas Blanket, 1.0 hier vandaan

Japan, Kyoto, Nijo Castle

J: Kyoto City Hall

door heiwa4126, 1.2 hier vandaan

Kyoto City Hall

Dit panorama is genomen in Japan

Dit is een overzicht van 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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