Japanese Purification Fountain
Temple in Japan
Kamakura, Japan - These Tori Gates marked the exit from the tunnel and the entrance to the shrine
Kamakura, Japan - These merchants help to support the shrine. Good thing, because my water supply was running low.
Kamakura, Japan - These people are both touring and practicing their religions. At places like this, it is difficult to take pictures and be respectful at the same time.
Kamakura, Japan - Tori gates are supposed to mark the transition from the profane to the sacred.
Kamakura, Japan - According to the sites signage, the founder of the shrine, Minamoto Yoritomo was told to build this shrine in the mountains where a spring flowed. Looks like he found it.
Kamakura, Japan - The Zeniarai Benten Shrine was a unique find. I hade to walk through a man mad cave to get to it. I also had to endure a very rugged mountain hike above Kamakura to get there.
Kamakura, Japan - This tree is just behind the Sammon (Main Gate) at the Hasedera Temple in Kamakura, Japan.
Kamakura, Japan - I am guessing that these are some type of prayer flags. These are at the Zeniarai Benten Shrine.
Kamakura, Japan - I am guessing that these are some type of prayer flags.
Kamakura, Japan - Another temple to a lesser God at the Hasedera Temple in Kamakura, Japan.