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Author Topic: Tokyo Shrine  (Read 4203 times)


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Tokyo Shrine
« on: December 05, 2008, 01:26:48 PM »
People, for those who have not seen something like it. This is a photo (from slide) I took on a graveyard in Tokyo in 1991.
How beautiful,.... almost enough reason to die for.

I have already shared this with Peter some time ago. And interesting it is !
I would wish myself such a grave (not yet right now that is).
Bye, Piet,

P.s. Don if this is not done for whatever reason then please remove it.


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Re: Tokyo Shrine
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2008, 06:04:08 PM »
I moved it to general because it was not an introduction or welcome.  I assumed you wanted it in the Public area.


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Re: Tokyo Shrine
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2008, 12:17:40 AM »
Hi piet.
It is not shrine,It is temple. If you know how huch cost you make one like photo, You don't want to die soon.  ;D  Make lot's of money then you can go  ;)
Many graves have similar design.  Boxwood/inutusge. gampo azalea.Japanese maple, tipical selection of plants/tree.
Don :
Thanks, let's peoples to see photos.


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Re: Tokyo Shrine
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2008, 05:44:58 PM »
Beautiful no matter what the cost.  The idea is there and could be simplified to cut cost.  Thanks for sharing the photo.



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Re: Tokyo Shrine
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2008, 12:42:10 AM »
Beautiful is indeed the word.  It just looks so absolutely "right".


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Re: Tokyo Shrine
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2009, 11:48:00 PM »
It is a beautiful display.

I'm curious about the laceleaf maple. I've heard that those trees aren't used too much in Japan, or Japanese gardens?