Silhouette On The Other Side Of The Gate

Silhouette passing through gate
Shot in Ueno Park in Tokyo tetsuOzawa

A silhouetted man went through the gate to Ueno Toshogu

I don't think it's well known, but there is Toshogu Shrine in Ueno Park as well. When I say Toshogu Shrine, I imagine it's in Nikko, but there is one in Ueno. Ieyasu Tokugawa is also enshrined in Toshogu Shrine in Ueno Park, just because it is called Toshogu Shrine. However, I heard that not only Ieyasu but also Yoshimune and Keiki are enshrined here. It is very interesting that the first and last shoguns of the Tokugawa shogunate are enshrined together. Even after becoming a god, I'm worried that Keiki might be scolded by Ieyasu.

The gate of Ueno Toshogu stands quietly in a corner of Ueno Park. As I stood in front of the gate, I saw a man entering through the gate. The man's figure was silhouetted.

JP

Where is Ueno Toshogu?

PHOTO DATA

No

9391

Shooting Date

Jun 2015

Posted On

July 29, 2015

Place

Ueno Toshogu Shrine, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

SIGMA DP2 MERRILL

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