Its downtown was used as a model in the anime movie Spirited Away. It was one of the few places I was in in Taiwan where I thought I would die of panic and beauty at the same time. Soooo many people.

Snow in Matsumoto Castle, Nagano, Japan

Snow in Matsumoto Castle, Nagano, Japan - Northern part of Japan's North Island - the Winter Olympics in Japan were held here. - the Castle is historic dates back to Feudal Japan, the Shoguns (Lords) of the Matsumoto Family.

Varieties of Torii gates in Japan : A「神明鳥居(Shinmei torii)」、B「鹿島鳥居(Kashima torii)」、C「明神鳥居(Myōjin torii)」、D「八幡鳥居(Hachiman torii)」、E「春日鳥居(Kasuga torii)」、F「中山鳥居(Nakayama torii)」、G「外宮鳥居(Gekū torii)」、H「三柱鳥居(Mihashira torii)」、I「三輪鳥居(Miwa torii)」、J「両部鳥居(Ryōbu torii)」

Varieties of Japanese Torii gates: A Shinmei torii、B Kashima torii、C Myōjin torii、D Hachiman torii、E Kasuga torii、F Nakayama torii、G Gekū torii、H Mihashira torii、I Miwa torii、J Ryōbu torii

Gotoku-ji Temple, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan

Gotoku-ji Temple, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan I really need to get me a lucky cat Version Voyages, www.

Miyajima, Japan

livescope: “ Torii gate is a characteristic element of a Shintō shrine. This one on the island of Miyajima, is probably the famest one. It has been built over the water and appears to be floating at.

Kyoto, Japan

Sacred arch or gate which sets off sacred area of shrine. To pass through the torii is to enter sacred ground.

Kyoto, Japan

Green: Moss garden and Jizo (stone statue), Sanzen-in Temple, Kyoto, Japan