JAPAN VACATION PHOTOS

Shimane Prefecutre Photos
Matsue Castle in Shimane Prefecture

Matsue Castle in Shimane Prefecture

Exhibit Hall of an Iron Mine

Exhibit Hall of an Iron Mine

Iron Mine Street View

Iron Mine Street View

Mountain Cherry Tree in Garden

Mountain Cherry Tree in Garden

Old Street View at Iron Mine

Old Street View at Iron Mine

Adachi Museum of Art

Adachi Museum of Art

Tea House at Iron Mine

Tea House at Iron Mine

Shinto Shrine at Iron Mine

Shinto Shrine at Iron Mine

Izumo Taisha Shrine

Izumo Taisha Shrine

Izumo Taisha Shrine Main Hall

Izumo Taisha Shrine Main Hall

Hirado Island Photos
Kumamoto Castle
Matsura Historical Museum

Matsura Historical Museum

Dutch Trading Post #1

Dutch Trading Post #1

Dutch Trading Post #2

Dutch Trading Post #2

Small Island near Hirado

Small Island near Hirado

Hirado Island Buddhist Temple

Hirado Island Buddhist Temple

Temple and Church View

Temple and Church View

Buddhist Temple Entrance

Buddhist Temple Entrance

Saint Francis Xavier Memorial

Saint Francis Xavier Memorial

Hirado Castle #1

Hirado Castle #1

Hirado Castle #2

Hirado Castle #2

Shinto Shrine Gate at Hirado Castle

Shinto Shrine Gate at Hirado Castle

Kumamoto Castle
Kumamoto Castle #1

Kumamoto Castle #1

A collection of photos of Kumamoto Castle (Kumamoto-jō 熊本城) located in Kumamoto Prefecture taken in 2013. The castle has since had major damage done to it by a major earthquake. Please pray for Kumamoto.

Kumamoto Castle #2

Kumamoto Castle #2

Kumamoto Castle #3

Kumamoto Castle #3

Kumamoto Castle #4

Kumamoto Castle #4

Kumamoto Castle #5

Kumamoto Castle #5

Kumamoto Castle #6

Kumamoto Castle #6

Kumamoto Castle #7

Kumamoto Castle #7

Kumamoto Castle #8

Kumamoto Castle #8

Nagasaki
Tōmeizan Kōfuku-ji (東明山興福寺)

Tōmeizan Kōfuku-ji (東明山興福寺)

A main temple of the Obaku Zen sect in Nagasaki City.

Temple Gate

Temple Gate

The main gate at a Obaku Zen Temple in Nagasaki City topped with sea monsters to ward against fire.

Main Gate Inside

Main Gate Inside

Sea monsters along the inside of the main temple gate of Kōfuku Temple.

Temple Bell Tower

Temple Bell Tower

The bell tower of Kōfuku Temple.

Confucian Temple

Confucian Temple

Confucian temple located in the Chinatown of Nagasaki City.

Dutch Style House

Dutch Style House

This is a Dutch style house build on the once island of Dejima in Nagasaki City.

Catholic Church

Catholic Church

A large statue of the Virgin Mary in a large Catholic Church in the city of Nagasaki.

Shikairō (四海楼) Champon Restaurant

Shikairō (四海楼) Champon Restaurant

A famous restaurant in downtown Nagasaki that developed Champon style noodles.

Glover Garden (Gurabāen グラバー園)

Glover Garden (Gurabāen グラバー園)

A very nice English style garden on the hill tops of Nagasaki city.

Dutch Style House

This is a Dutch style house build on the once island of Dejima in Nagasaki City.