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Iwatoji Temple, Kunisaki, Kyushu, Japan.

Images of Japan

Images of Japan

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Hideto Arashi | Fusao Ariga | Jake Davies | Gerard de Kort | Wayne McPherson | C. Ogawa | Hamish Pidgeon | David Stormer | John Lander | Stephanie Plewes | Peter Rodd | Jeremy Simms | Jiro Taylor | Joe Topes | John Wells | Vanessa Oguchi | Guillaume Marcotte
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Japanese band in action, Osaka

Hozukyo Valley Wisteria

Street Manga

Buddha with Ikebana

Kenninji Temple, Kyoto

Mendicant Monk, Kyoto

Cherry Blossom

Rainy Season

Motorbike Cop

Bikini Beer Ad

Japanese Country Restaurant

Kyoto Shop Front

No! Stop!

Magazines

Neon 'Nande'

Autumn Sky, Kyoto

Pachinko

David Beckham

Kozanji Temple, Kyoto

Shogoin Temple Wall in Snow, Kyoto

Yodoyabashi, Osaka

Kobe Fashion Museum, Rokko Island

Toganji Temple, Nagoya

Osaka Flyover

Tsutenkaku Tower, Osaka

Main Shrine, Shitennoji Temple, Osaka

Storm God, Gates of Shintennoji Temple, Osaka

Tosabori River By Moonlight, Towards Kyobashi, Osaka

Wall of Isshinji Temple, Tennoji, Osaka

Daikakuji Temple & Osawa Lake, Kyoto

Cherry Blossom, Osaka

In 'American Village', Shinsaibashi, Osaka

Boys in Harajuku, Tokyo, 1988

Clubbing in Osaka

Goth girls, Osaka

'Me, My phone, I', Osaka

'Peace!', Osaka

Street Chilling, Osaka

Irises, Shitennoji Temple, Osaka

Inside Kintetsu Department Store, Tennoji, Osaka

'The Winners', Shinjuku, Tokyo

'In Step', Namba, Osaka

Hot spring beach, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Ohko-no-Taki Waterfall, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Shoreline hot spring, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Cedar forest, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

'Thousand Year Cedar', Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Forest river, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Suspension bridge, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Rocky coast, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Lighthouse, Yakushima Island, South-West Japan

Foot tunnel, Harajuku, Tokyo

Dotonbori Canal at Dawn, Namba, Osaka

Nankai Railway Station, Namba, Osaka

Street Fashion, Osaka

Buddhist Shrine and Vending Machine, Osaka street

Boy'n'Gal in 'American Village', Osaka

Images of Japan: Kimono

Shinsekai with Tsutenkaku Tower, Osaka

Tokyo City Opera seen from Hatsudai, Tokyo

Man Cycling, Imamiya, Osaka

Organic Building, Minami Semba, Osaka

Afternoon balconies

Neighborhood greengrocer

Streetside hibiscus in June, Osaka

'Yodoyabashi's Van Gogh', Yodoyabashi Subway Station, Osaka

Underpass, Tennoji, Osaka

Election billboard, Osaka

Fishing, Fukuoka City, Kyushu

Fukuoka Harbor, Kyushu

Hakozaki Shrine, Fukuoka, Kyushu

'Nehanzo' Reclining Buddha, Fukuoka, Kyushu

The feet of the 'Nehanzo' Reclining Buddha, Fukuoka, Kyushu

Sumo tournament, Fukuoka, Kyushu

Yamakasa Festival, Fukuoka, Kyushu

Yamakasa Festival float, Fukuoka, Kyushu

Kofukuji Temple, Nara

Well with Dragon Spout, Kofukuji Temple, Nara

Deer grazing beside wall of Kofukuji Temple, Nara

Prayers for the Dead ('Hohji') Isshinji Temple, Osaka

Prayers for the Dead ('Hohji') Isshinji Temple Main Hall, Osaka

Mendicant Monk, Tennoji, Osaka

Fair stall, Yoiyama Festival, Kyoto

Goldfish catching, Yoiyama Festival, Kyoto

Snoozing Carpenter

Barbie

Inspection

Reading A Manga

On The Phone, Tokyo

Street Scene, Tokyo

Little Fairies, Tokyo

School Students in Rows

Girls in Yukata

Performance

Ikebana, Flower Arranging

Kendo Armor

Daruma Dolls

Geta and Yukata

Fans At A Concert

Konnichiwa

Sunset

Odaiba Ferris Wheel Tokyo

Odaiba Tokyo

Rainbow Bridge Odaiba Tokyo

Yokohama Chinatown

Yokohama Skyscrapers

Dog Barber Tokyo

Restaurant decked out for Yoiyama Festival, Kyoto

Christmas in Kintetsu Department Store, Tennoji, Osaka

Street scene in fall, Minami-mori-machi, Osaka

Apartment buildings, southern Osaka

In front of Tennoji Station, Osaka

Cosplay in Nipponbashi

Cosplay in Osaka

Cosplay Photography

Le Banc Naoshima Island

Pumpkin Naoshima Island

Pumpkin II Naoshima Island

Kuromatsu Festival

Kuromatsu Festival II

Kuromatsu Festival III

Bungo Takeda Bus

Futagoji Temple

Futagoji Temple

Futagosan Mountain

Iwatoji Temple

Ehime Prefectural Science Museum

Ehime Museum Of History & Culture

Students on campus, Osaka City University

JR station platform, Kobe

Backstreet, Nishi-nari ward, Osaka

'Wanted' poster, police station

Isshinji Temple, Tennoji, Osaka

Carpark, Nishi-nari ward, Osaka

Shibuya by night Tokyo

Shinjuku Tokyo

Yabusame Festival Koyama Kagoshima prefecture

'Barcode' (comb over) in Osaka subway

Sakaya (Liquor store), Kyoto

Shrine gate (torii), Shonai, Oita Prefecture

Ceiling of shrine, Shonai, Oita Prefecture

Images on hillside, Shonai, Oita Prefecture

Doll Museum, Hita, Oita Prefecture

Fishing village on Kunisaki Peninsula, Oita Prefecture

Woman feeding birds, Beppu, Oita Prefecture

Asono River, Shonai, Oita Prefecture

Sake brewing tubs, Hita, Oita Prefecture

Takegawara Sandbath Spa, Beppu, Oita Prefecture

Expo 2005 Nagakute Station Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

500 Buddhas, Shonai, Oita Prefecture

Ainu dancers, Hokkaido

Ancient nutmeg tree in Shitane Shrine, Shimane prefecture

Arashiyama, Kyoto

Barn wall Shimane prefecture

Threshing millet, Tanijugo, Shimane prefecture

Roadside Buddhist 'Jizo' shrine in a concrete pipe, Shimane prefecture

Boat, Shimane prefecture

'Bon-odori' dancing, Sakyo, Kyoto

Temple bridge, Shinsenen Temple, Kyoto

On bridge of Shinsenen Temple, Kyoto, Japan

Castle steps, Shimane prefecture

Cedar and palm, Shimane prefecture

Temple cemetery, Shimane prefecture

Shinto god 'Daikoku', Shonai, Shimane prefecture

Fall foliage, Dangyokei, Shimane

Dawn, Go River, Shimane

Dawn, Sakurae, Shimane

Demon stalking in Iwami Kagura, Tanijugo, Shimane

Monkey character, Iwami Kagura, Tanijugo, Shimane

Iwami Kagura, Tanijugo, Shimane

'Oni' (devil) dancer, Iwami Kagura

'Oni' (devil) dancer, Iwami Kagura

Dragon Boats on the Go River, Shimane

Dragon Shrine, Sakyo ward, Kyoto

Dragon Shrine, Sakyo ward, Kyoto in fall

Dragon carving, Ganrinji Temple, Shimane

Dragonfly on rock, Shimane

Daikon and millet drying, farmhouse, Tanijugo, Shimane

Rice hung to dry in paddy, Nishida, Shimane

Enryaku-Ji Temple, Mt Hiei-zan, Kyoto

Enryaku-Ji Temple in winter, Mt Hiei-zan, Kyoto

Roof of Enryaku-Ji Temple in winter, Mt Hiei-zan, Kyoto

Fall, Ginkaku-Ji Temple, Kyoto

Thatched farmhouse, Iwami Ginzan, Shimane

Farmhouse, Tanijugo, Shimane

Forest Shrine, mountains north of Kyoto

Oil refineries, Shin-Nanyo, Yamaguchi

Frozen dragon spout, Kensuiyama Shrine, Shimane

Fushimi Inari Shrine, near Kyoto

Futago-Ji, Kunisaki peninsular, Oita, Kyushu

Izumo Shrine at Gakuenji Temple, Shimane

Carving on the gate at Ganrin-Ji Temple, Shimane

Pavilion, Ginkaku-Ji Temple, Kyoto

Gion Matsuri Festival, Kyoto

Gion district, Kyoto

Gion Matsuri Festival float, Kyoto

Go River, Sakurae, Shimane

Hachiman effigy, Mushiokuri dance, Shimane

Iwami Kagura Demon (oni), Tanijyugo, Shimane

Mushiokuri Dancer, Mushiokuri dance, Iwami Town, Shimane

Hinomisaki Shrine, Shimane

Hiwa Shrine, Shimane

Neon Reflections

Portrait Of A Student

Flower Close-Up

Portrait Of A Student II

Sky Tower

Goth Couple

Statue and Sky

Toshogu Shrine, Nikko

Purikura

Construction Safety Sign

Soba Restaurant Interior

Tea Ceremony Utensils

Badge

Strap-hanging, Tokyo Subway

Ichigi Shrine, Shimane

Fox figurines, Inari Jinja, Matsue, Shimane

Invocation Dance, Iwami Kagura, Gotsu, Shimane

Mushiokuri Dance, Iwami Town, Shimane

Iwato-Ji Temple, Kunisaki Peninsular, Kyushu

Iwami Kagura, Tanijugo, Shimane

Kagura musicians, Mizuho, Shimane

Carp, Ginkaku-Ji Temple, Kyoto

Canal near Ginkaku-Ji, Kyoto

Shimenawa, Tanijugo Shrine, Shimane

Maple, Ohnan Shrine, Shimane

Jizo, Lake Shinji, Matsue, Shimane

Mara Kannon Penis Shrine Yamaguchi

Akiyoshi Cavern, Yamaguchi

King of the Cave, Akiyoshi Cavern, Yamaguchi

Akiyoshi Plateau, Yamaguchi

Shrine Carving, Susa, Yamaguchi

Toyokawa Shrine Bridge, Yamaguchi

Toyokawa Shrine Origami Cranes, Yamaguchi

Votive Phalluses, Mara Kannon Shrine, Yamaguchi

Temizuya Kasuga Shrine, Yamaguchi

Aiba Waterway Hagi Yamaguchi

Kasuga Shrine, Hagi, Yamaguchi

Rental Bicycles, Hagi, Yamaguchi

Matsue Castle, Shimane

Miners Shrine, Kitayama, Shimane

Mountains after rain, north Kyoto Prefecture

Shimenawa, Shrine, Mizuho Highlands

Making mochi rice cakes, New year, Kyoto

Monks of the Nihonzan Myohoji Buddhist sect

Old bicycle, Omori, Shimane

Temizuya, Mononobe Jinja, Shimane

Torii, Omoto Jinja, Nagatani, Shimane

Shrine roof, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kyoto

Orochi (8-headed serpent) Dance, Iwami Kagura, Sakurae, Shimane

Osaka Castle, Osaka

Plum Blossoms, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kyoto

Rice planting, Tanijugo, Shimane

Sacred tree, Gongen Falls, Shimane

Sacred zelkovia tree, Ichiyama, Sakurae

Sugidama (cedar ball) outside Sake brewery, Yunotsu, Shimane

Shrine priest dispensing beans at Setsubun festival

Making Shimekazari (New Year decorations)

More making of Shimekazari (New Year decorations)

Shimenawa, Kigami Shrine, Omori, Shimane

Artillery shell guarding entrance to Hinui Shrine, Shimane

Spider Demon Dance, Iwami Kagura, Shimane

Spring on the Daimonji Mountain trail, Kyoto

Stacked firewood, Sakurae, Shimane

Steps to temple, Yato, Shimane

Abandoned storehouse

Lord Susano, Iwami Kagura

Carved symbol, Iwato-Ji Temple

Rice growing

Tanuki figures

Farm Tazu Shimane

Tondo Matsuri

Torii, Dragon Shrine, Kyoto

Shimenawa Izumo Taisha

Yato Dam, Sakurae, Shimane

Yosakoi Dancers, Matsukawa Matsuri

Young rice

More young rice

Shrine rooves, Kitano Tenmangu Jinja, Kyoto

Heian Jingu Shrine, Kyoto

Heian Jingu Shrine, Kyoto

Mt Hieizan, Kyoto

Shrine at festival time

Rape blossoms ('nanohana')

Temple Guardian 'Nio' at Kannabi Temple

Door of farmhouse

Orochi Kagura

Orochi Kagura

Sacred trees, Beppu, Kyushu

Sakura blossoms, Kyoto

Adobe farmhouse, Shimane

Stone steps at sunset.

Susuki, (Japanese pampas grass)

Dawn, Tanijugo, Shimane

Travellers Shrine

Wall, Izumo Shrine, Shimane

Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo

Yunotsu harbor, Shimane

Osu Kannon Temple, Nagoya

Nagoyajokoen, Nagoya

Nagoya Castle Park, Nagoya

Nagoya Station Nagoya

Shinkansen Nagoya

Cherry Blossom Party, Tokyo

Tokyo Tower Tokyo

Tokyo Temple, Tokyo

Mizuko Jizo Statues, Tokyo

Mt. Nasu, Tochigi

Nasu Tochigi

Arcade Game Machine

School Children Playing 'Go'

Train Driver To Maebashi

Game Boys

Junior High School Students

Chopsticks Through A Window

'Tomare' - Stop Sign

Apple Urinal

Women's Panties Vending Machine

Student Democracy

Tombstones Hiroshima

Temple Banners Shimane

Ema Kyoto

Shimogamo Shrine Kyoto

Ebisu Shrine Esaki Shimane

Shrine Steps Susa

Sumiyoshi Festival, Kyoto

Taikodani Inari Shrine

Ceremonial Rope

Kibune Shrine

Kibune, Northern Kyoto

Akasaka Fudosan Buddha

Akasaka Fudosan Lots

Sailing ship, Hakone

Kanda Myojin

Kanda Myojin II

Liberal Democratic Party HQ

Love Statue Shinjuku

Odakyu Christmas

Inside Shinjuku Station at night

Sunrise Shinjuku skyscrapers

West Shinjuku skyscrapers

Nikolai Cathedral

Tokyo University Kashiwa Campus

Traffic Policeman

Autumn Leaves in Stone Basin

Ginkgo Leaves on Shrine Steps

Origami Cranes at Yasugi Shrine

Iwami Kagura, Shimoko, Shimane

Miko Shrine 'Maidens'

Shinto Priests

Tagi Harbor, Shimane

Nio San Gatekeeper, Kyoto

Kamogamo Shrine Kyoto

Kobe Port Tower

Kobe Port Tower Illuminated

Kyoto Tower

Tsutenkaku Tower

Tsutenkaku Tower Osaka

Matsumoto Castle Donjon

Matsumoto Castle Roof

Tsunoshima Bridge

Tsunoshima Lighthouse

Tsunoshima Woman

Kumano Mugaibutsu

Monjusenji Temple

Sempukuji Temple

Usa Jingu

Usa Shrine

Osaka Maritime Museum

Hamada Castle Monument

Hamada Castle Ruins

Kumamoto Castle With Dramatic Sky

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