Students of different ages are visiting the grounds of Kitano Tenmangū Shrine (北野天満宮) in Kyoto, Japan. Kitano Tenmangu is one of Japan’s most important Tenmangu shrines (along with Dazaifu Tenmangu in Fukuoka Prefecture), meaning that it is frequented by students who come here to pray for success in exams.
Memories of a visit to Senkoji Temple in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, on a relentlessly hot summer day.
Stone Buddhas at the Moss Garden of Sanzen-in Temple (三千院) at Ohara, north of Kyoto, Japan.
Stone Lanterns (tōrō) at Yugasan Rendaiji Temple (由加山蓮台寺) in Kurashiki, Japan.