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Kato Kazuhiro

Garden Lantern Event in IKEDA Clan Graveyard

Tottori, Japan

September 24, 2011, 11:50 UTC (19:50 local time)

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This panoramic photo was shot at a night event lighting stone lanterns with candles only for two hours in a year.

Here is a graveyard of the Ikeda family which was the domain lord of those days. This place is for about 300 years old from Edo era. It is maintained and opened to visitors as a historical site. You can see 78 graves and many stone lanterns. The most unique point of this place is that the base stone of the grave is shaped into a turtle. This turtle design came from China and it is rare in Japan.

IKEDA Clan Graveyard is opened all the day, no entrance fee needed, accessible by a bus from Tottori train station.

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Asia / Japan

Lat: 35° 29' 5.78" N
Long: 134° 16' 10.76" E

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Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

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