Taikobashi, the steep arched bridge at the entrance of the Sumiyoshi Taisha shrine in Osaka, is the emblem of the shrine and a famed landscape of the city. It’s role is both aesthetic and spiritual, signifying the entrance to the shrine’s sacred ground.
It was restored 37 years ago, but it still has the stone pillars of the original construction.
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Lens: 18-70mm F/3.5-4.5G
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400s
ISO Sensitivity: ISO 200
Yesterday’s Japan Photo: