Japanese garden and park (Tokyo)

tokyo garden

Most of the time, temples and shrines are located in park and garden. Nearby the Tokyo tower, the Zojoji temple hosts statuettes dedicated to dead children.

Tokyo tower

Tokyo tower (photo by B. Hervé)

Jizô statues, Zojoji temple

Jizô statues, Zojoji temple (photo by B. Hervé)

Jizô statues, Zojoji temple

Jizô statues, Zojoji temple (photo by B. Hervé)

Jizô statues, Zojoji temple

Jizô statues, Zojoji temple (photo by B. Hervé)

Sake Barrels, Meiji-jingū

Sake Barrels, Meiji-jingū (photo by B. Hervé)

Traffic in city-center makes heat islands often occur in Tokyo. Parks and gardens are an option to regulate temperatures within the metropolis.

Kōkyo (imperial palace)

Kōkyo (imperial palace) (photo by B. Hervé)

Kōkyo (Tokyo imperial palace)

Kōkyo (photo by B. Hervé)

Hama-rikiyû

Hama-rikiyû (photo by B. Hervé)

As the sake barrels in Meiji-jingū shrine, chinese lanterns in Asakusa garden are part of the artistic and cultural heritage of Tokyo.

Lampions in Asakusa historic district

Lampions in Asakusa historic district (photo by B. Hervé)

Lampion in Asakusa historic district

Lampion in Asakusa historic district (photo by B. Hervé)

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