View from Mt.Masui in Himeji
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View from Mt.Masui in Himeji

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This is a view from the summit of Mt.Masui (259.0 m / 850 ft.).

You can reach here in 15 minutes on foot from Zuiganji temple that is located 550 m / 1800 ft. to the northwest of the summit.

This area is popular among hikers and mountain bikers.

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A: Zuiganji Temple in Himeji

door Kengo Shimizu, 570 hier vandaan

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B: zuiganji

door hironobu honjyo, 570 hier vandaan

姫路市街北方に位置する増位山西南の山間にある天台宗の寺院。姫路藩主の榊原忠次、榊原政邦の墓があります。

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C: Construction Site of Transmission Line on a Ridge in Himeji, Japan

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D: hiromine jinjya shrine

door hironobu honjyo, 1.6 hier vandaan

兵庫県姫路市の広峰山山頂にある神社。 戦国時代の武将で、浪人生活の黒田重隆(黒田官兵衛孝高の祖父)から始まる黒田家再興物語の起点となったとされる。

hiromine jinjya shrine

E: View from Saitoku Shrine in Himeji

door Kengo Shimizu, 2.3 hier vandaan

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View from Saitoku Shrine in Himeji

F: Panda Bakery

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G: View from Mt. Sho-yama

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H: Jiro Sun Kobo (A Cake Shop in Himeji)

door Kengo Shimizu, 3.4 hier vandaan

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I: View from Mt. Hachijo-ganzan

door Kengo Shimizu, 3.6 hier vandaan

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View from Mt. Hachijo-ganzan

J: Himeji City Museum of Art

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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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