Mishima-Taisha Shrine with crowd

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I was born in the city of Mishima, where this shrine is located. This shrine was built in the era of Heian, to have jurisdiction over province of Izu. Now this shrine is famous for being filled with crowds of worshipers on the New Year's Day. A Japanese province in the era was called kuni, that is just like a small state in medieval times of Europe.

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nobue on May 10, 2008

beautiful place... my boyfrend live in mishima city....i miss him......

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Photo taken in 2 Chome-1 Omiyacho, Mishima, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

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  • Uploaded on January 9, 2007
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    by masalla
    • Camera: CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. EX-Z600
    • Taken on 2007/01/02 03:42:43
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 6.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.700
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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