Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Tuesday Then & Now - Inner Shrine

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, gone through the Yomeimon, and up the stairs, you reach the inner shrine, with Tokugawa Ieyasu's grave.

Late 19th century to early 20th century:

January 2013:


  1. This is as near as damnit the same image - the first and the last photo! I love this series of yours ...

    1. I didn't even take my photo with the first one in mind either. I already had the photo. Once I exhaust Nikko and a few other places, however, I will have to go hunting...!