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山口ザビエル記念聖堂
Japan
Copyright: Kazutoyo imamura
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Resolution: 8000x4000
Uploaded: 01/02/2013
Atualizado: 16/07/2014
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Tags: yamaguchi; xavier; memorial; church
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