The parent and child headed for the prayer hall

Parent and child heading for prayer hall
Shot at Meiji Jingu, a Shinto shrine in Harajuku, Tokyo ©Tetsu Ozawa
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Emperor Meiji was enshrined here. The great emperor who accomplished the Meiji Restoration was apotheosized. Although many worshipers came here, most of them were not interested in the apotheosis.

A mother was walking the courtyard in front of the main hall while she was taking her daughter by the hand. They were heading for the prayer's hall. I wondered what they made a wish to the divinized emperor.

日本語
Feb 2009 IN THE CITY TOKYO

Where is Meiji Jingu?

PHOTO DATA

No

2537

Shooting Date

Nov 2008

Posted On

February 25, 2009

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Meiji Jingu, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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