18 Photos Of A Shrine In Japan

Beautiful 18 Photos of A Shrine In Japan

It is always a great moment to make photos of a shrine in Japan. Winters give a beautiful look to shrine. The place is snow capped. Sunlight creates a magical light around the shrine. Fuji Sengen Jinja shrine in Japan is one of the ancient and largest forest shrines. It is located in the dense forest being lined with stone lanterns and covered by cedar trees.

It is spread over 99,000 square meters and dedicated to the Konohanasakuya-hime-no-mikoto as the main god, her husband Ninigi-no-mikoto and her father Ohyamazumi-no-kami.

The Gods of this shrine protect the marital harmony and the happiness of the family. The Goddess of Mt. Fuji i.e. Konohanasakuya-hime-no-mikoto protects a mother at the time of delivering a baby. People visit this shrine with a new born baby to seek blessings. This goddess is also worshiped for art, beauty and entertainment.

The sacred trees inside the shrine with a big size knot draw attention quickly. There were four trees bordering the shrine. The three remaining trees are standing to the height of 23m and getting 1000 years old. You can find more information and photos of shrines in Japan over Japan Guide which offers in depth information for the tourists.

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Siddharth Malkania

Siddharth Malkania is a journalism graduate. He studied photography at India's premier institute. Having worked as a photojournalist for two years, he traveled to Tokyo, Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam to brush up his skills of photography. Currently, He is a professional photographer based in New Delhi, India.

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