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This page is the Master Index for the Japan Portfolio.

From this page, you can either select a Section Index page, or you can
click a hyperlink directly to a section page or a subsection within that page.

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Images in this section are in a number of different Galleries on the Photoshelter website.
The Banner below leads to the Japan Collections page where a Gallery can be selected.

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There are 21 Galleries in the Photoshelter Japan Collection

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There are nearly 1350 images in the Japan Portfolios. I have selected 150 of these images
to create this page (each of these images is also in the Japan Select gallery on Photoshelter).
These images were all created from the full-sized images which are available on Photoshelter.

Links are provided to pages with related images and more information.

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Castles Section

The Castles Section contains an extremely detailed page on Himeji, widely considered to be
Japan’s most beautiful castle (and one of only 12 in original condition), plus detailed pages on
the Imperial Palace, Nijo Castle and the Ninomaru Palace, Osaka Castle and Okayama Castle.

Himeji Castle

Exterior Approaches;           Roof Detail Shots;
Interiors and Armor;         Leaving Himeji Alive

Tokyo’s Imperial Palace

Nijo Castle and Ninomaru Palace

Osaka Castle

Okayama Castle

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Shrines Section

The Shrines Section contains an extremely detailed three page subsection on Nikko Toshogu Shrine,
the pinnacle of Japanese Shrine architecture, plus five pages covering Kamakura’s Tsurugaoka Hachimangu,
Osaka’s Sumiyoshi Taisha, Nara’s Tamukeyama and Kasuga Taisha Grand Shrine, Kyoto’s Heian Jingu, and a page
containing a selection of images from Osaka Tenmangu and Ueno Toshogu plus five shrines in Tokyo and Kyoto.

(If you click one of the hyperlinks that are deep into a page, it will take time for the images to load)

Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Nikko One
The Entrance
The Tale of the Three Monkeys
The Lower Level


Nikko Two

The Yomeimon Gate
Tozai Kairo (Colonnade)
Tozai Kairo exterior panels


Nikko Three

The Upper Level
Honsha (central shrine)
Okusha (innermost shrine)

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu  (Kamakura)

Sumiyoshi Taisha       (Osaka)

Kasuga Taisha            (Nara)

Heian Jingu                  (Kyoto)

Assorted Shrines
Osaka Tenmangu        (Osaka)
Ueno Park Toshogu    (Tokyo)
Futarasan & Taiyuin    (Nikko)

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Temples Section

The Temples Section contains the most extensive collection of images in the Japan Portfolio. It is separated
into ten pages covering Nara’s Horyuji (with the oldest wooden buildings in the world) and Nara’s Todaiji (the
world’s largest bronze statue in the world’s largest timber building); Osaka’s Shitennoji (Japan’s oldest temple);
three pages on the Temples of Kamakura (two pages with several temples each, the third covering Kenchoji);
three pages on the Temples of Kyoto (two pages with three temples each and the third page covering Toji);
and the Assorted Temples page which has a detailed section on Katsuoji and a number of other temples.

(If you click one of the hyperlinks that are deep into a page, it will take time for the images to load)

Nara One:   Horyuji

Nara Two:   Todaiji

Shitennoji (Osaka)

Kamakura One:
Hasedera and Kamakura Daibutsu

Kamakura Two:  Kenchoji

Kamakura Three:
Engakuji, Hokaiji and Ofuna Kannon

Kyoto One:
Daitokuji, Ginkakuji and Kinkakuji

Kyoto Two:
Kiyomizudera, Sanjusangendo and Tenryuji

Kyoto Three:  Toji
 

Assorted Temples:
Katsuoji; Kanteibyo; Ryozen Kannon; Chukon-do;
Daiunin Gionkaku; Chion-in Sanmon;Nanzenji Sanmon;
Rinnoji (Nikko); Kofukuji Gojunoto; Ueno Bentendo

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Scenery Section

The Scenery Section contains six pages:
Kyoto Scenic; Gardens; Sakura; Sankeien Architecture; Potpourri and Wildlife.

Kyoto Scenic

Kyoto Station, street scenes and shops,
Philosopher’s Path, and Gion’s Geisha District
 

Gardens

Peonies in Kamakura, Ninomaru Garden,
Keitaku and Satsukiyama Koen,
and Okayama’s Korakuen Garden
 

Sakura

Images from many places in Japan,
taken at the height of Cherry Blossom season

Sankeien Architecture

historically significant buildings in
Yokohama’s Sankeien Garden
 

Potpourri

Trains, Yokohama's Minato Mirai and Chinatown,
street scenes, modern architecture, sculptures and more
(including some of Hidari Jingoro’s famous carvings)
 

Wildlife

Images of Nara Park Sika Deer,
Minoh Mountain Monkeys, and other wildlife

Composites


A portfolio housing 25 Composite Images from Japan.

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Hina Dolls X0051

an XL (3000 pixel) version of this image
is available on the Photoshelter website
(click here to go to the page)

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Images in this section are in a number of different Galleries on the Photoshelter website.
The Banner below leads to the Japan Collections page where a Gallery can be selected.

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There are 21 Galleries in the Photoshelter Japan Collection

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