Hachimangu Shrine Nagahama

Japan Images: Ceremonial well in Hachimangu Shrine, Nagahama, Shiga, Japan

This well, in Hachimangu Shrine in Nagahama (長浜) in Shiga Prefecture, is used in a winter ceremony in which Buddhist monks dip themselves into icy water.

Ceremonial well, Hachimangu Shrine, Nagahama, Shiga, Japan.
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Japan Images: Ceremonial well in Hachimangu Shrine, Nagahama, Shiga, Japan