Karamon of Taiyuin Temple, Nikko.
Entrance to shrines and temples in Nikko.
Sensō-ji Temple, Tokyo.
Small place for prayer in the middle of downtown.
Miso Soup Factory, Okazaki.
A-Bomb Dome, Hiroshima.
Hiroshima Skyline with A-Bomb Dome.
The Great Torii, Miyajima Island.
Dock at Miyajima.
Garden at Shojoshin-in Buddhist Temple, Mount Kōya-san.
Bamboo Groves, Arashiyama.
Himeji Castle, Hyogo.
Kinkaku-ji, also known as Golden Pavilion Temple. Third floor houses the ashes of Buddha.
Line of toriis at Fushimi Inari-taisha in Kyoto.
Prayer candles at Kinkaku-ji.
Tsutaya Ebisubashi, Osaka.
Dotonbori, Osaka. Photo credit: Tik Klein.