June 15, 2015

Kanda-Myojin in the Evening

main hall of Kanda-Myojin. many Japanese lanterns were lighted. a massive stone guardian dog in front of the hall.


Kanda-Myojin (Kanda-Shrine) is a Shinto shrine that has long history.
In the Edo period, Kanda-Myojin was revered as the center place to pray for local gods in Edo (old name of Tokyo) by the feudal military government.
The shrine has been popular with the local people, and the festival of the shrine is regarded as one of the three great festivals in Tokyo.


Shooting date : May 16 , 2015.