Shot in the city of Kawagoe. There was a small Shinto shrine in the streets. Some zigzag-shaped papers called Shide were hung at the entrance of it. Shide is a symbol of sanctuary area in Shintoism.
Shimenawa, a rice straw rope used for ritual purification, was spanned between trees in th…(more)
Shot in the city of Kawagoe. There is a long-established store selling sweet potatoes.
Many rickshaws were parked by the wayside. Rickshaw is now used for the tourist attractio…(more)
The photo is an old clock tower. The old buildings were well preserved in the city.…(more)
A boy was watching snacks set out in front of a shop. He seemed to want to buy something.…(more)
Three girls were thinking which snacks they should buy. Above them, many masks of animated…(more)
The shadow of a torii, a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of…(more)
The bride and groom who were wearing traditional dresses were standing together under the…(more)
Shinto priests, the bridal couple and attendants came out of the common room and were prep…(more)
I met two young men during I walked the streets. My big SLR camera attracted them. They se…(more)
A figure of a woman was washing in the dark alleyway. Around her, there were some basins a…(more)
Both the shutter and the gratings of the window were decorated beautifully. If the shutter…(more)