The red gate you see in the picture is the gate (torii) for one of the shrines in Kyoto, Japan. The color red is a charm against evil spirits for many shrines across Japan. Colors can have different meanings and messages around the world.
Cherry blossoms in full bloom, Meguro River, Tokyo, Japan もっと見る
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Sapporo, Japan: snow sculptures, skiing, traditional Japanese architecture, and hot springs. -Most amazing place in Japan. The snow and ice sculptures are incredible!
Takachiho, Miyazaki, Japan This has got to be one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen!
Paper lanterns floating on the Motoyasu River at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan. The event marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing by the United States in In Japan, people float lanterns on the waters to send off spirits of the dead.
Japan - Colorful display of ekiben bento boxes at Tokyo Station - Photo by Photo Japan
Japan - Plastic food displays in front of restaurants.Colorful display of ekiben bento boxes at Tokyo Station - Photo by Photo Japan