Tuesday, March 26, 2013

JAPAN - Itsukushima Shinto Shrine

"The island of Itsukushima, in the Seto inland sea, has been a holy place of Shintoism since the earliest times. The first shrine buildings here were probably erected in the 6th century. The present shrine dates from the 12th century and the harmoniously arranged buildings reveal great artistic and technical skill. The shrine plays on the contrasts in colour and form between mountains and sea and illustrates the Japanese concept of scenic beauty, which combines nature and human creativity." -

Postcard 1

This is indeed an impressive place, Evita... Thanks so much!
I like the stamps too! =) 

Postcard 2

Thank you so much Saori for sharing with me this postcard of Hello Kitty visiting this UNESCO Site of Itsukushima Shrine... Special thanks for using a Hello Kitty stamp too! =)

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