Mikoshi, Double Decker Bus, Gate, And Woman

Mikoshi, double-decker bus, gate, and woman
Shot near Kanda Myojin, a Shinto shrine in Kanda, Tokyo ©Tetsu Ozawa
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A gate of Kanda Myojin, a double-decker bus, and a woman were seen on the other side of the show window

This day, I was at Kanda Myojin, a Shinto shrine in Kanda. It had been a long time since I had been here. In the precincts of the shrine, a magnificent building had been erected without my knowledge. I heard it was a cultural exchange center. I could see tourists from abroad, so it seemed that this place was still swallowing up a lot of worshippers. The temple grounds were crowded again that day, but wandering around the grounds was not very interesting. There were a lot of people there, but not much that made me want to take a camera. Maybe it's because I've been here so many times.

After leaving the Zuishinmon gate, a short path led to the Nakasendo. The building at the end of the path had a show window with a portable shrine inside.

On the other side of the building, through the glass, I could see the Zuishinmon gate that I had just passed through, as well as a double-decker bus that somehow looked like it was driving in London. I don't know why it was parked in front of the shrine gate. Maybe I thought it would be nice to see something Japanese and something Western side by side. The woman walking behind the glass also had a difficult look on her face, as if she understood my feelings.

日本語
Apr 2020 IN THE CITY TOKYO

Where is Kanda Myojin?

PHOTO DATA

No

11500

Shooting Date

Dec 2019

Posted On

April 23, 2020

Place

Kanda Myojin, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

RICOH GR III