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Traditional Japan

Kanda Festival 2015

Kanda Festival 2015

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – Tens of thousands of spectators watch a procession of 100 portable shrines carried on the shoulders of […]

Features, Traditional Japan

Yabusame Shinto Ritual at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

Yabusame Shinto Ritual at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Archers wearing traditional Japanese costume participate in an horseback archery event aiming at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura on April […]

Bizarre, Traditional Japan

Steel Phallus Festival in Japan

Steel Phallus Festival in Japan

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Kanagawa, Japan – Participants carry a phallus’ shape during the Kanamara Festival in Kawasaki city, April 5, 2015. The festival […]

Modern Japan

Hokuriku Shinkansen Links Tokyo to Kanazawa

Hokuriku Shinkansen Links Tokyo to Kanazawa

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Kanazawa, Japan – People take pictures of the new Hokuriku Shinkansen as Japan Railway Company officially opened its new 1.7 […]

Traditional Japan

Mount Takao Fire-walking Festival

Mount Takao Fire-walking Festival

(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – A practitioner of Shugendo religion performs during the “Hiwatari-matsuri” in Takao-san Yakuo-in Yuki-ji Temple, March 8, 2015. […]