Shot in Ujigami Jinja, a Shinto shrine in Uji, Kyoto. It's not known exactly when this shrine was built. Yet it was built as a guardian shrine for the nearby Byodo-in Temple. It is said that the main hall in the background was built in 11th century.
The architecture in the photo is Phoenix Hall completed in 1053. It is depicted on 10-yen…(more)
A bird was flying over the roof of Phoenix Hall of the temple. The statue of phoenix was s…(more)
Uji river was running between Byodo-in Temple and Ujigami Jinja. A man was fishing in the…(more)
The statue of a guardian dog seemed to shout something. Yet I could not hear his voice.…(more)
There were two statues of ferocious animal with sharp teeth and eyes, probably they were l…(more)
The door was opened slightly. It was flanked by two statues of deities. It meant that no e…(more)
A big stone guardian dog was sitting at the entrance of the temple. It opened both its mou…(more)
A man wearing a cap was walking by the guardian dog at the entrance of the temple. The sta…(more)
Once the temple had dedicated to Confucius. A statue of old guardian dog which was not use…(more)
Two men were chatting while they were standing by the roadside. They allowed for shooting…(more)
I met a boy wearing a horizontal-striped shirt in the streets. For a change, he was wearin…(more)
Shot in the city of Tlaxcala. The boy and his sister spoke in a whisper in the church.