Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Tuesday Then & Now - Yomeimon

Here's another set of photos from the Nagasaki University's Metadatabase of Japanese Old Photographs. Having followed the cedar-lined road, and entered Nikko Toshogu, you stand in front of the Yomeimon, or "higurashi-no-mon," (Sunset Gate) as you could spend until sunset looking at it and still not be tired of it.

Late 19th century to early 20th century:

January 2010:

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