The Yomeimon Gate,Toshogu Shrine,Nikko(10)
[ID] 622  ( ID:622 )
[Photographer] unknown
[Place] Nikko
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 136x92
[Cabinet] 14-12-0
[Keyword] shrine/temple
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The front of the Yomei Gate. There is plaque with calligraphy by Emperor Omizuo in the centre, and the upper tier of the gate is covered with carvings of dragons and the lower tier is covered with Chinese lions. On the left and right walls are statues of Zuishin. The corridor to the right and left are divided by red-painted pillars, with flowers and birds carved in the upper parts and water quail in the lower parts.