The wooden pole was erected in front of the hall

wooden pole in Buddhist temple
Shot at Tenmyokoku-Ji, a Buddhist temple in Shinagawa, Tokyo ©Tetsu Ozawa
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This area was the first post station on the Tokaido which connected Tokyo and Kyoto. It was flourish once. Yet it is a silent residential area now. Many Buddhist temples still stand and they remind me the bygone days.

During I rambled along the old Tokaido, I found a big Buddhist temple and entered. A tall wooden pole was stood in front of the main hall. According to what was written on the pole, the festival which commemorates the anniversary of the patriarch's death would be held.

日本語
Aug 2015 ARCHITECTURE TOKYO

Where is Tenmyokoku-Ji?

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9448

Shooting Date

Aug 2015

Posted On

August 27, 2015

Modified On

January 16, 2020

Place

Shinagawa, Tokyo

Genre

Architectural Photography

Camera

SIGMA DP2 MERRILL

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