Shot at Meiji Jingu, a Shinto shrine in Harajuku, Tokyo. Shimenawa, a rice straw rope used for ritual purification, was spanned between trees in the precinct. And two shide, zigzag-shaped paper streamer, were hung from it. The building in the background was the hall of worship.
There was a small Shinto shrine in the streets. Some zigzag-shaped papers called Shide wer…(more)
Thick rope called Shimenawa was hung at the facade of the prayer hall. It is lengths of br…(more)
A cat was sitting and looking at my camera at the entrance of a shrine as if it was a gate…(more)
Some people stood under the thick rope and threw coins to it. They said lucky would come w…(more)
The thick rope is called as 'SHIMENAWA'. And it guards not to come unclean things into the…(more)
Shot in Nezu Shrine. A boy was playing in the shrine.
The Emperor Meiji was enshrined here. A mother was walking the court in front of the main…(more)
A man wearing a hunting cap was walking the precinct. The building in the background was a…(more)
The approach was shaded by the trees. And a woman wearing a hat and another woman putting…(more)
The silhouette in the photo is Nikorai-do. Its formal nomenclature is Holy Resurrection Ca…(more)
Three persons were walking at the end of the gentle slope in the temple.…(more)
The Ferris wheel was rotating under the clouds. It was big and highly visible because ther…(more)