The Shinto priestesses were walking in a group in the silent precinct

Shinto priestesses in Shimogami Jinja
Shot at Shimogamo Jinja, a Shinto shrine in Kyoto
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The precinct of this shrine was spacious. The wide approach stretched in the guardian forest of this shrine. During I was heading for the prayer hall which stood on the other side of the forest, the cluster of the priestess came from over there. They were marching. And I wondered where they were going to. I could hear the sound of their clockwork footsteps when they passed by me.

This shrine is one of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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PHOTO DATA

No

597

Shooting Date

Sep 2006

Posted On

November 6, 2006

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Shimogamo Jinjya, Kyoto

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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