The Yomeimon Gate,Toshogu Shrine,Nikko(8)
[ID] 537  ( ID:537 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Place] Nikko
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 136x89
[Cabinet] 12-7-0
[Keyword] shrine
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The Yomei Gate from the worship hall side of Toshogu. The upper tier of the gate is covered with dragon carvings and the lower tier with Chinese lion carvings. The peony carvings on the right and left panels are magnificent. To the right and left walls are amainu (lions) and komainu (Korean dogs). On the right edge is a mikoshi hut with a drop curtain.