Frozen dragon spout

Photos | Images of Japan: Frozen Dragon Spout, Kensuiyama Shrine, Shimane, Japan

Dragons' heads are often seen on water fountains in Japanese shrines and instead of spouting fire they let out cooling water.

Frozen dragon spout, Kensuiyama Shrine, Shimane, Japan.
Jake Davies

Japan Images: Kensuiyama Shrine, Shimane Prefecture, Southwestern Japan