Posts Tagged ‘shrine’

Sado jizo shrine

Nashinoki jizo shrine, Sado island, Niigata pref, Japan, April 5, 2009.

Tweet These photos are from a trip to the island of Sado in 2009, when I spent a couple of days driving around looking for places and people to feature in the travel story I was writing. I found this shrine a short drive up into the hills. It is named “Nashinoki Jizo” after the […]


Yasukuni shrine on a sunny spring day

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Tweet Yasukuni Shrine in the center of Tokyo is dedicated to Japan’s war dead. On this spring day the shrine museum was hosting a exhibition on the kamikaze pilots of WW2.