Jizo shrine

Photos | Images of Japan: Roadside Buddhist 'Jizo' shrine in a concrete pipe, Shimane prefecture, Japan.

Small shrines are found in some pretty unusual places in Japan including this Jizo shrine inside a blue-painted concrete drain in Shimane Prefecture, south western Japan.

Roadside Buddhist 'Jizo' shrine in a concrete pipe, Shimane prefecture, Japan.
Jake Davies

Japan Images: Jizo shrine in a pipe