Hatsumode (first shrine visit of the New Year) at Imamiya Jinja (今宮神社) in Kyoto, Japan.
Stone Lanterns (tōrō) at Yugasan Rendaiji Temple (由加山蓮台寺) in Kurashiki, Japan.
Detail of Stone Lanterns in autumn at Konpirasan Shrine on the Japanese Island of Shikoku.
A boy chasing pigeons at the entrance to Yohashira Jinja in Matsumoto, Japan.
At the southern entrance of Kitano Tenmangū Shrine (北野天満宮) in Kyoto, Japan, a man is seen exercising beside a lineup of tōrō (Japanese stone lanterns).