Photo of the Day: Hie Shrine

A traditionally dressed child stands under the special circular shimenawa (sacred straw rope) in front of the Hie Shrine in Tokyo during the Sanno matsuri.

Sanno Matsuri

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8 thoughts on “Photo of the Day: Hie Shrine

  1. I was there on this day 2 years ago. There was an amazing play there with a tengu! Also I remember some really beautiful flower displays and a small but interesting museum. Great photograph. Wonder why she looks so worried.

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