Masumida jinja is a Shinto shrine located in Masumida, Ichinomiya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The shrine was the first and the principal shrine of the Owari Province that is now the western half of present day Aichi Prefecture. It is said that this shrine was founded in 628 BC by Owari clan. This Shinto shrine is dedicated to the veneration of Ame-no-Hoakari-no-mikoto.
Kameido Tenjinja is a Shinto shrine located in Kameido,Koto Ward,Tokyo. Kameido Tenjinja was founded in the 1660s to venerate the memory of Sugawara no Michizane. It is famous for its picturesque ponds, gardens and bridges. The shrine is also popular in spring for its beautiful wisteria. The Usokae Festival takes place at this shrine every January 24 and 25.
Hozumi Station is a train station on the JR Tokai Tokaido Main Line located in Mizuho City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened in 1906. A wooden station building was completed on April 31,1929. On October 22,1985,the third-generation station building was rebuilt when the development of station square was completed.
The Iwami Ginzan was a silver mine located in Oda City, Shimane Prefecture, , Japan. Iwami is one of the old provinces of Japan in the area that is today the western part of Shimane Prefecture. The mine was developed in 1526 by Kamiya Jutei, who was an influential merchant in Hakata of Kyushu Island. He later introduced from Korea a new method of silver recovery called Haifukiho.
Enoshima Station has two opposed side platforms serving two tracks for bi-directional traffic on the ground. The platforms are connected in a level railroad crossing. The Enoden tracks run on the vehicular road between this station and Koshigoe Station.
Kanayama Castle is a yamashiro located on top of Mount Kanayama in the city of Ota, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Kanayama Castle was built in 1469 by Iwamatsu Iezumi. Yokose Narishige who was a retainer of the Iwamatsu family began ruling over it in 1528. Around 1565, the Yokose changed their name to Yura.
Enoshima Station is a railway station on the Enoshima Electric Railway Enoshima Electric Railway Line located in Katase-Kaigan, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The station was opened on September 1, 1902 as Katase Station. It was renamed to its present name in 1924. The current station building was rebuilt in 1999. It is 3.3 kilometers from the terminus at Fujisawa Station.
Sorimachi Yakushi, also known as Shomyoji, is a Buddhist temple of Shingon sect located in Ota City, Gunms Prefecture ,Japan. The temple is said to be built at the site of the castle where Nitta Yoshisada ,who supported the Southern Court of Emperor Go-Daigo in the Nanboku-cho period, lived during his adulthood. The castle used to have a triple moat surrounding it. Part of the moat still remains.
Shirahata Jinja is a sub-shrine located in the precincts of Tsurugaoka Hachimangu. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu includes several sub-shrines. Shirahata Jinja is one of them. It dedicated to the spirits of Minamoto no Yoritomo and his second son Sanetomo (the Third Kamakura Shogun). Annual Festival at Shirahata Jinja is held on May 28th.
The Tsurugaoka Hacimangu was originally built in 1063 by Minamoto no Yoriyoshi in Yuigahama, where tiny Moto Hachiman now stands, as a branch shrine of Iwashimizu Shrine of Kyoto. Minamoto no Yoritomo, the founder of Kamakura Shogunate, moved it to its present location in 1180 after he entered Kamakura.
Saito-nishi Station is a monorail station on the Osaka Monorail Saito Line located in Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The station is the terminus of the Saito Line. It was opened on March 19, 2007 when the Saito Line extended from Handai-byoin-mae to Saito-nishi. There is an island platform with two tracks elevated. It is 6.8km from the terminus at Bampaku-kinen-koen Station. The station is located near Osaka University Minoh Campus.
I-15(イ15) was a Japanese B1 type submarine (also known as the I-15 series). As the ship name suggests, she was the first ship of this series. She was completed at Kure Navy Yard on September 30, 1940 and entered into service with the Imperial Japanese Navy. Her first and only commanding officer was Commander Ishikawa Nobuo.
Meigetsu-in is a Buddhist temple of Rinzai Zen of the Kencho-ji school located in Kita-Kamakura, Kanagawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The temple is famous for its hydrangeas, and so it's also known as The Temple of Hydrangeas (ajisai-dera).
Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is a Shinto shrine located in Yukinoshita ,Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is at geographical center of the city of Kamakura and is also the most important Shinto shrine in the city. The shrine is an Important Cultural Property designated by the National Government.
The origin of Todaiji Shosoin dates back to the year of 756. At that year Empress Komyo dedicated over 600 items related with her lost husband Emperor Shomu and herself to the Great Buddha at Todaiji. Her donation was stored at Shosoin.
Hasedera is a Buddhist temple of Jodo shu sect located in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. According to legend, the temple was founded by Tokudo Shonin in the year 736. Hasedera houses a massive wooden statue of Kannon carved by Tokudo. The statue with a height of 9.18 metres is one of the largest wooden statues in Japan.
Inubosaki Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Cape Inubo, located in Choshi City, Chiba Prefecture Japan. The lighthouse was designed and constructed by British engineer Richard Henry Brunton at the beginning of Meiji era . It was lit on November 15, 1874.
The Kashihara Jingu is a Shinto shrine located in Kashihara City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The shrine was built in 1889 . It was established at the site of the Kashihara-gu based on the description in “Nihonshoki”. Kashihara-gu was said where Japan's first emperor Emperor Jimmu have acceded to the throne.
National Foundation Day is a national holiday in Japan. It is celebrated annually on February 11. According to legend, the first emperor Jimmu established his capital in Yamato on this day in 660 BC. The origin of National Foundation Day is New Year's Day in the traditional lunisolar calendar.
The Five-story Pagoda of Ikegami Honmon-ji Temple Ikegami Honmon-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Ota Ward ,Tokyo Prefecture, was erected where Nichiren is said to have died. Ikegami Honmonji Temple belongs to the Nichiren sect of Buddhism. This pagoda was built in 1608 upon the suggestion made by Okabe no Tsubone who was an eager Nichiren sect believer. Okabe no Tsubone was the nursing mother of the second Tokugawa Shogun Hidetada. The pagoda is the oldest 5-storied pagoda in the Kanto area. It survived the fires caused the bombing of 15 March 1945
The New Nambu Revolver Model 60 is a Japanese manual revolver. It issued to the Japanese police force since 1961. The model takes a .38 Special cartridge from a 5-chamber cylinder. The New Nambu Revolver Model 60 has an effective range of 40 metres.
Yakushi-ji's layout is symmetrical, with two three-story pagodas, East and West Towers. The East Tower (Toto) is the only original 8th-century structure at Yakushi-ji Temple. It is regarded as the finest pagoda in Japan, representing Hakuho to Tenpyo period architecture. The pagoda is often called "Frozen music”. The national treasure Toto tower will undergo an overhaul to preserve it for future generations.
Universal City Station is a train station on the JR West Sakurajima Line (JR Yumesaki Line) located in Konohana Ward, Osaka City, Japan. The station was opened on March 1, 2001 for the Universal Studios Japan. There are 2 side platforms serving 2 tracks under the footbridge with ticket machines and ticket gates. The station building was designed by Ando Tadao, a Japanese architect.
The memorial is located in Shimaya 4-chome, Konohana Ward, Osaka City You can read the inscription on this memorial,"Namu Amida Butsu - Homage to Amida Buddha. Dedicating to Buddha the souls of the 189 who died on January 29, Showa 15 ". In January 1940, the last one of three fuel cars running on the Japanese Government Railways Nishinari Line derailed, overturned and went up in flames at the Ajigawaguchi Station. The train was carrying around 1,000 so-called "industrial warriors" . Against the background of the expanding war being fought on the Chinese mainland, people were referred to the workers who were working in the munitions factories as the industrial warriors . This memorial commemorates those workers who died in the accident.
Senboku New Town is an area in the Minami Ward of Sakai and part of Izumi Cities, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Its population is about 150,000 as of 2011. It consists of Izumigaoka, Toga and Komyoike sections. The area is served by the Semboku Rapid Railway connecting Izumi-Chuo Station with Nakamozu Station, with through operations to Nankai Electric Railway's Koya Line up to Namba Station.
Senri-Chuo Station ,also known Senchu, is a railway station on the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway Namboku Line and located in Toyonaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The line links directly into the Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line. The station was opened on September 14 ,1970. It is the main train station in Senri New Town.
The Howa Type 89 Assault Rifle is a Japanese assault rifle used by the Japan Self-Defense Forces. It has replaced the Howa Type 64 battle rifle in frontline units. Type 89 rifle ammunition is interchangeable with the 5.56x45mm SS109/M855 round used by the U.S. Military and NATO.
The Shosoin is the treasure house that belongs to Todai-ji Temple located in Nara City,Nara Prefecture,Japan. The building is in the azekura style, with a raised floor. The Shosoin houses artifacts connected to Emperor Shomu and Empress Komyo.