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Kyoto Yasaka
Japan

This is the atmosphere around Yasaka (八坂)in Kyoto, this photo was taken in during fall time where many places are lighted in Kyoto.  A walk at night around Yasaka, Kiyomizu dera, or Kawara machi is recommended if you visit Kyoto.

Info: Canon 20D, Nodal Ninja II pano head. gitzo 1541, markins Q3, Sigma 8mm f4. stiched in PTGUI .

Copyright: H. Adi Saputra
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Geüpload: 10/11/2009
Geüpdatet: 11/09/2014
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Tags: japan; kyoto; yasaka; night; serene; culture; kiyomizudera; kawaramachi; lightup
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