I think the things in the lower picture are sake drums but I could find no explanation in English.">
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Meiji Jingu Shrine

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The shrine (top) and a couple of pics from the surrounding "Inner Garden".

I think the things in the lower picture are sake drums but I could find no explanation in English.
20th Aug 2006, 11:06   | tags:,,

hildegard says:

Don't they rotate then?

20th Aug 2006, 12:06

Nick says:

Maybe they were, but really s l o w l y :-)

20th Aug 2006, 17:24

hildegard says:

just wondered if they were prayer wheels :)
Japanese shrines often go in for votive objects - like the crutches left at Lourdes. Maybe this shrine is important to sake producers? ;)

20th Aug 2006, 18:48

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