Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)
Kyoto in the snow
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The famous portico marking the entrance of the avenue Ameya Yokocho to Ueno.
The Christmas tree in front of Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo.
Hadaka_Matsuri in Saidaiji
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View of the city of Hiroshima from Hijiyama-koen Park.
A collection of doll given during the hina matsuri.
Sake Brewery Hirase.
Acrobat fighter when Kagatobi Dezomeshiki festival.
Oysters Kakiya restaurant.
Kamigamo Jinja under the snow.
Historical Parade Kasuga Wakamiya On-Matsuri.
A view from above of the Kobe Luminarie
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Osugi shrine-gongen to Kurama.
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The garden of the Nomura residence.
A restaurant where you can share oden with friends.
Preparing fish restaurant Oden Miyuki Honten.
The ringing of the temple bell, supposed to dispel eight hundred passions or dirt and call the new year.
Ryogoku Kokugikan on a sanctuary of sumo in Tokyo.
Built in 1612 by the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616), the Sengaku-ji today remains a popular religious place of Japanese.
Masks and beans used for the Setsubun ceremony.
The flickering flames illuminating the vermilion of the temple.
With over 1400 years of history, this place of worship is not only one of the oldest in the city.
Entrance to the residence Takada.
Himeji Castle under the cherry trees.
Daisetsuzan National Park in winter
Bamboo branches decorated with amulets are distributed or sold.
Each year the marathon has over 36,000 participants.
Located in Ueno Park since 1627 sancutaire Tosho-gu is dedicated to the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616).
The Fujiten resort offers great views of Mount Fuji
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Mount Wakakusa flares for Yamayaki festival.
View of the buildings housing the hot springs Yuwaku.
Skiing at a resort in Zao, Yamagata