Scenes from Japan

Tourist Japan

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Carving detail at the Tokagawa shrine complex. Home of the famous three monkeys carving.

Below are some images of the Nikko waterfall which is at the top of a steep mountain road which requires chains to drive in winter. The return descent is down the original old road which is now one way.

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Main waterfall viewed from the Chuzenjiko viewing platform. A distant view of falls and Chuzenjiko lake from the top of the cable way. The same view as used by the Japanese TV weather camera on the morning news.

Traditional Japan

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Kinkakuji - the golden temple in Kyoto and one of my favourite dragon fountains at Kyoto.

Modern Japan

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Modern Tokyo - the Kirin beer building in the style of a glass of beer with a head. And a view across Akihabara from the Yamanote line.

Hiroshima

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Hiroshima Peace park and the memorial.

Natural Japan

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Bamboo, acers and a cicada

Unusual Japan

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A giant tanuki statue in Ibaraki ken.

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Flooded rice fields in Ibaraki

Festival Japan

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Scenes from the Tsuchiura summer matsuri festival. And bottom right a festival in Kayabacho.


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Last modified 29th October 2000