Taikobashi, Sumiyoshi Taisha, Osaka

Taikobashi, the steep arched bridge at the entrance of the Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine in Osaka, is the emblem of the shrine and a famed landscape of the city. It’s role is both aesthetic and spiritual, signifying the entrance to the shrine’s sacred ground.
It was restored 37 years ago, but it still has the stone pillars of the original construction.

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EXIF Info:

Nikon D90
Lens: 18-70mm F/3.5-4.5G
Focal Length: 18mm
Aperture: F/5.6
Shutter Speed: 1/400s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200
Japanese garden technique, Shukukei
Yesterday’s Japan Photo:

Japanese garden technique, Shukukei

Taikobashi, the steep arched bridge at the entrance of the Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine in Osaka, is the emblem of the shrine and a famed landscape of the city. It’s role is both aesthetic and spiritual, signifying the entrance to the shrine’s sacred ground.
It was restored 37 years ago, but it still has the stone pillars of the original construction.

Click on photo for higher resolution:
If you want to license my photos for commercial use, please contact me

EXIF Info:

Nikon D90
Lens: 18-70mm F/3.5-4.5G
Focal Length: 18mm
Aperture: F/5.6
Shutter Speed: 1/400s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200
Japanese garden technique, Shukukei
Yesterday’s Japan Photo:

Japanese garden technique, Shukukei