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Location: Hiroshima
Got if from: Me
Material: Polyresin
Size: 5 cm in diameter (2 in)

What does it represent?
The famous red torii gate of Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社) that seems to float in the sea during high tide, is in the center. 105 more words

Asia & The Pacific

Torii Party

After checking in to our ryokan late on Friday night, we got up early on Saturday morning with a jam-packed itinerary. Breakfast from the konbini, we crossed the river to the subway, and headed south full of anticipation. 132 more words


Autumn Foliage in Kyoto

I like traveling during autumn. One, because we do not have fall season in Manila. Two, because I love the colors of the trees and the cold weather. 279 more words


Heian Jingu

After our stroll around Kiyomizudera we set off to find Heian Jingu. We found the entrance first which had the hugest torii (gate) I have ever seen! 116 more words


My Torii at Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine

This is the torii that my friend very kindly offered on my behalf when she was at Fushimi Inari Grand Shrine during a business trip to Kyoto (I wrote about this earlier… 51 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Neon in Nihon II

After a whirlwind few days amongst the skyscrapers of Tokyo, the temple-strewn landscape of Kyoto provided quite a contrast. We had just enough sight-seeing energy to head out to Gion on our first evening to seek out Shimbashi, supposedly the most beautiful street in Asia, where we were rewarded with a sighting of a couple of geisha. 623 more words