1000-Year-Old Japanese Wisteria
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1000-Year-Old Japanese Wisteria

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This is a panorama taken under the large (420 square meters/4500 square feet) scaffold for Japanese wisteria in Otoshi Shrine, Japan.

The wisteria is said to have been planted here in 960. This is why the wisteria is called "Sennen Fuji". Sennen means 1000 years, Fuji means wisteria.

Wisteria is in full bloom around the beginning of May.

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A: View from the Lookout on Mt.Kunimiyama

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I took this panorama at an observation tower on Mt.Kunimiyama (465 m) in Shiso-shi, Hyogo.You can com...

View from the Lookout on Mt.Kunimiyama

B: Lookout on Mt.Kunimiyama

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I took this panorama in an observation tower on Mt.Kunimiyama (465 m) in Shiso-shi, Hyogo.You can com...

Lookout on Mt.Kunimiyama

C: One of the Oldest Residence in Existence in Japan

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This is one of the oldest residence in Japan which was built in 16th century.Surprisingly, until 40 y...

One of the Oldest Residence in Existence in Japan

D: Earth Floor of the Oldest Japanese Residence

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This is the earth floor of one of the oldest residence in Japan which was built in 16th century.Surpr...

Earth Floor of the Oldest Japanese Residence

E: Living Room of the Oldest Japanese Residence

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This is the living room of one of the oldest residence in Japan which was built in 16th century.Surpr...

Living Room of the Oldest Japanese Residence

F: View from the Top of Mt.Myojin

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This panorama was taken right above the triangulation point at the top of Mt. Myojin located in the n...

View from the Top of Mt.Myojin

G: View from Mt. Giondake

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This panorama was taken at the summit of Mt. Giondake in Tatsuno, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.When seen f...

View from Mt. Giondake

H: Large Hole on Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan

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This is an interior of a large hole on Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan.Mt. Iseyama has two peaks, wester...

Large Hole on Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan

I: View from Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan

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This is a view from Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan.Mt. Iseyama has two peaks, western peak and eastern ...

View from Mt. Iseyama in Himeji, Japan

J: Sayo Sunflower Festival

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This panorama was taken in the sunflower field in Sayo town located in the south-west of Hyogo prefec...

Sayo Sunflower Festival

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这是一个概述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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