The lanterns were decorated at the gate

Lanterns in Okunitama Jinja
Shot at Okunitama Jinjya, a Shinto shrine in Fuchu, Tokyo
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Because it was nearing festival time, A large number of lanterns were hanging in front of the gate of the Okunitama Jinjya Shrine. Beyond the gate, the worship hall could be seen.

According to legend, this shrine was built during the reign of the 12th Emperor Keiko. If this is true, then the shrine was built in the 2nd century. The history is far too long to be believed. In the first place, the existence of Emperor Keiko itself is in doubt.

As I was looking at the gate with that in mind, an older man appeared. He was walking under a lantern, pushing a bicycle.

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Feb 2007 IN THE CITY TOKYO

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PHOTO DATA

No

720

Shooting Date

Dec 2006

Posted On

February 7, 2007

Modified On

October 11, 2020

Place

Fuchu, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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